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SSM Arts of the Book and Calligraphy Collection

Islamic arts and manuscripts dating from late 14th century to the 20th century are open to visit at SSM Arts of the Book and Calligraphy Collection, with cutting-edge exhibits making it possible for art enthusiasts to examine manuscripts page by page.

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ZERO. Countdown to the Future
The revolutionary German avant-garde art network of the mid-20th century ZERO is on view at Sakıp Sabancı Museum through January 10, 2016, with innovative works of art bringing together humankind, nature and technology in a collaborative manner. Be a part of ZERO’s dynamic spirit calling forth the art of tomorrow.
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Concert: Countdown with Music

‘Countdown with Music: Two Leading Modernist Composers After the 1950s: Bülent Arel and İlhan Usmanbaş’

In conjunction with the ‘ZERO. Countdown to the Future’ exhibition, SSM, with the support of Akbank Sanat and in collaboration with AIMA is hosting a concert focusing on the work of two leading composers of the post-1950 modernist period in Turkey, Bülent Arel and İlhan Usmanbaş.

Admission to the event is free of charge. No reservation required. 

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Children’s Education

SSM Children’s Education Programs are taking kids on a journey to the limits of perception and imagination, in conjunction with the “ZERO. Countdown to the Future” exhibition, with activities bringing nature and mankind together through revolutionary materials and techniques..

Mothers with Prams Day with Turkcell

With the support of Turkcell, Mothers with Prams Day continues to offer mothers and babies their first museum experience together, complete with an unforgettable walk in the breathtaking garden, as well as a special tour of the galleries. The event series includes games, workshop activities and a tour of the ZERO exhibition. Art enthusiast fathers are also invited - all free of charge!

*Mothers with Prams day activities are conducted in Turkish.

Adult Education

Adult Education Programs 2015 Fall term continues with “Dissecting and Understanding Works of Art” by Prof. Dr. Uşun Tükel, “The Invention of Aesthetic Practices: Architecture, Literature” by Prof. Dr. Uğur Tanyeli, “The Notion of Violence in Art” Prof.Dr. Zühre İndirkaş and “The Aesthetics of Philosophy” by Yrd.Doç. Dr. Cem Doğan Yaşat*.  

*SSM Adult Education Programs are held in Turkish.

German Cinema Days

An extensive selection of films chronicling the cultural and historical events that lit the fuse of the ZERO movement are screened every Wednesday at SSM in conjunction with the ZERO exhibition, with the expert selection of Turkish film critic Atilla Dorsay.    

*The films will be screened in their original languages with Turkish subtitles.

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SSM Shop

Artfully designed gift items in a wide array of colors, forms and materials are available for purchase at the SSM Gift Shop.

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