Istanbul Modern | Istanbul Museum of Modern Art, Istanbul

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Take some time to discover local and foreign painters of the 19th and 20th centuries, photographers, and creative videographers at Istanbul Modern | Istanbul Museum of Modern Art. As Turkey's first modern art museum, its permanent collection strongly features contemporary art by Turkish painters. Art by non-Turkish painters and videographers is also displayed but is not as prominent. The museum has several temporary exhibits and hosts international art events throughout the year. Check the website for updated information on current exhibits and events. Start your trip to Istanbul by creating a personalized itinerary on Inspirock.
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  • Very small collection - not worth 95 lira. You can see it all in 30 minutes. Woman at the ticket counter was rude. 
    Very small collection - not worth 95 lira. You can see it all in 30 minutes. Woman at the ticket counter was rude.  more »
  • I first went to this place back in 2017 and I wanted to do a quick urbansketching with watercolors while I was inspired, they almost kicked me out! I asked why they said you can only use dry pens for....  more
    I first went to this place back in 2017 and I wanted to do a quick urbansketching with watercolors while I was inspired, they almost kicked me out! I asked why they said you can only use dry pens for....  more »
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  • Temporary moved to the new building. Exhibition is much smaller than was before
  • Conveniently located from the Sishane metro station and midst of tourist hub. Only floor 2 and 3 exhibits were open for visitors. On Thursdays the Turkish residents are exempt from entry fee. There is a museum shop on ground floor. The exhibits on floor 3 are mostly paintings by Turkish artists. Floor 2 has exhibits mix of photography, video projection, movies and paintings. Kids aged 5 and 11 with us got bored.

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