- The Winter Tourism Experience In Turkey
- A Thousand And One Nights In Pera
- Leading Lights Of Design And The Silver Screen
- Viewing Our Cultural Heritage From The Past
- Dhaka’s Absolute Musts
- Lord Of The Mediterranean
- Italian Horizons In 2013
- A Morning Ritual
- Young Communicators On The Eu Path
- Inside The Wooden Horse
- A Medley Of Cultures
- Al-Jazari’s Trick Device - The Perpetual Flute
- Winds Of Change From Brazil
- Journey To The Heart Of France
- Shopping Down Under
- Golden Bear In Search Of Recipient
- Pelin Esmer’s Kastamonu
- The Current State Of Tradition
- Once Upon A Time In Bursa
- Bayezid II: A Master Strategist
- Turkey Wins With Her Natural Beauty
Viewing Our Cultural Heritage From The Past
SALT GALATA HAS BEEN TAKING A DIFFERENT PERSPECTIVE ON HISTORY, ART AND ARCHITECTURE SINCE 2011. NOW THE GALLERY IS HOSTING A NEW EXHIBITION, MODERN TURKEY’S DISCOVERY OF THE OTTOMAN HERITAGE: THE ALİ SAİM ÜLGEN ARCHIVE, FEBRUARY 8 TO MARCH 24.
The exhibition, at SALT Galata’s Open Archive, features an extensive selection of books, manuscripts and photographs as well as the notes, writings, sketches and reliefs of Ali Saim Ülgen (1913-1963), one of Turkey’s first specialists in architectural restoration. Based on these documents, all the product of Ülgen’s meticulous research, the exhibition aims to create awareness of the preservation and restoration of cultural treasures in Turkey prior to 1960.
Don’t Miss Opening Day!
Thoughts on Ülgen’s preservation of the cultural heritage and restoration of architectural monuments in Turkey will be discussed at a conference to take place with the participation of architects and historians on the opening day of the exhibition, February 8th.