Istanbul Modern is a creative center for young and old. Turkish modern art is getting popular. Especially in Istanbul young artists show there creativity in small galleries and exhibitions. Istanbul Modern offers 8000 sq m. For the best local talents, which you will definitely notice once you visit the sculpture garden outside. There is a section for new media and a gallery which shows a new photographic collection 3 times per year.
İstanbul Modern, the first private museum devoted to modern and contemporary art in Turkey, was founded in 2004 in order to promote wider enjoyment and understanding of modern art among the public.
Istanbul Modern is located in a former dockyard warehouse on the shores of the Bosphorous, the straight which strait Europe from Asia, İstanbul Modern enjoys a view of the historic İstanbul peninsula, Topkapı Palace, Leander’s tower, and the Asian shore of İstanbul.
Istanbul Modern is rich in creativity. And get already a lot of international attention. Jacques Chirac, Gerhard Schroeder and Tony Blair all send personal compliments during the opening in 2004.
The museum is located on the waterfront behind the Nusretiye Mosque.
Museum visitors can reach the museum by car or taxi, or by bus or lightrail tramway using the Tophane exit. Paid parking is also available in front of the museum.
Meclis-i Mebusan Cad. Liman İşletmeleri
Sahası Antrepo No:4 Karaköy – İSTANBUL
Phone: 0 212 334 73 00
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