November 16, 2011

Groundbreaking Photography Museum to Open in Istanbul


A groundbreaking Turkish photography museum is preparing to open Nov. 20 with three exhibitions in Istanbul’s central Fatih district.

The Istanbul Photography Museum aims to support the art of photography and amateur and professional photographers in Turkey and will serve as a new cultural center to develop the art of photography with collections, exhibitions, publications, photography archives, library, events, projects and educational presentations, according to officials.

Situated on a 1,000-square-meter area that was allocated by Fatih Municipality at the Kadırga Cultural Center, the museum consists of five photography galleries, a photography archive and a library. It will be managed by the Photography Friends’ Association.

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