Join Dr. Irene Markoff (Department of Music, York University) for an illustrated talk and demonstration that will evoke the mystical cityscape of our newest exhibition, A City Transformed.


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CURATOR'S TOUR
A City Transformed: Images of Istanbul Then and Now with Dr. Filiz Çakir Phillip

Tuesday, February 9, 6:30–7:30 pm

ILLUSTRATED TALK
Of Sultans and Photographs: The Imperial Albums of 19th-century Istanbul

Thursday, February 18, 1–2 pm

SHOWCASE PERFORMANCE
Erkan Oğur and Ismail Hakkı Demircioğlu

Friday, April 1, 8:30 pm

CURATOR'S TOUR
A City Transformed: Images of Istanbul Then and Now with Dr. Filiz Çakir Phillip

Tuesday, April 5, 6:30–7:30 pm

ILLUSTRATED TALK
Istanbul Transformed, 1800-2000: A Reassessment

Thursday, April 7, 6:30 pm

FREE LECTURE
From Constantinople to Istanbul

Thursday, April 21, 1–2 pm

ILLUSTRATED TALK
Istanbul Was a Fairy Tale

Tuesday, May 24, 6:30–8:30 pm

FILM
Ara Güler — The Eye of Istanbul

Saturday, June 25, 2 pm


"The Galata Bridge"
From the Album of Constantinople
With the tuğra of Sultan Abdülhamid II
By Photoglob Zürich, ca. 1890
Photochrom print, hand-tinted and mounted on boards
Binding: full leather with gold tooling
Ömer M. Koç, private collection

Music of the Sufi Circles of Istanbul

Free with Museum admission. Tickets are available on a first-come, first-served basis on the day of the lecture or can be pre-booked online.