Temporary Exhibition

The temporary exhibition titled “Istanbul’s Picture” is located on the 3rd and 2nd floors of the Museum. Exhibition Prof. Dr. Curated by Gül İrepoğlu, it presents a comprehensive selection of Istanbul-themed paintings in the Türkiye İş Bankası Artworks Collection, revealing the artist’s perspective on Istanbul.

This magical geography that unites two seas and separates two continents and the city it gave birth to, Istanbul, can be visited step by step through the works in the exhibition. This unique artistic tour, which starts from the Historical Peninsula, first heads to the European Side of the Bosphorus, then continues with the Anatolian Side and ends at the Islands. Thus, districts from different perspectives; They are visited one by one, sometimes by looking from the hills, sometimes by going down to the shores, with their impressions reflected on the canvas. In addition to their artistic value, the paintings in the exhibition are mostly important visual documents of mid-20th century Istanbul.

Various names among the districts, such as Flowers of Istanbul, Boats of Istanbul, Streets of Istanbul, Fish of Istanbul and Seasons of Istanbul, exemplify some of the unique layers of the city with pictures.

Views of the European Side of Istanbul are exhibited on the 3rd floor of the museum.

After the Historical Peninsula, Galata Bridge, Golden Horn and Kasımpaşa districts, Istanbul Port, Tophane-Cihangir, Fındıklı, Dolmabahçe and Harbiye; Beşiktaş, Ortaköy, Arnavutköy; Flowers of Istanbul; Baby; Rumelihisarı and Baltalimanı; Fish and Fishermen of Istanbul; Boyacıköy, Emirgan, İstinye, Yeniköy; Tarabya, Kireçburnu, Büyükdere, Sarıyer, Rumelikavağı; Boats of Istanbul; Streets of Istanbul and Seasons of Istanbul…

On the 2nd floor of the museum, views of the Anatolian Side of Istanbul are exhibited.

After Beykoz, Paşabahçe, Kanlıca districts, Anadoluhisarı; Göksu and Küçüksu; Kandilli, Vaniköy, Çengelköy; Çamlıca, Beylerbeyi, Kuzguncuk; Üsküdar with Paşa Port; Maiden’s Tower; It will release; Haydarpaşa, Kadıköy, Kurbağalıdere; Moda, Fenerbahçe, Kalamış; Bostancı, Erenköy, Pendik, Şile and the Islands…