Istiklal Cad. No:8, Istanbul, Turkey / 9021.2252.3500 / akbanksanat.com
More than 20 years Akbank Sanat has been involved in many different fields for the development of art in Turkey. So far Akbank Sanat have created an extensive arts and culture program which covers series of works in the field of publishing, music, performing arts and visual arts. In 2013 Akbank Sanat is celebrated its 20th year. The Center is supporting the development of contemporary arts in Turkey and hosting many international projects in different artistic fields, giving special attention to empowering young artists by creating opportunities for their artistic development. Open: Tuesday - Saturday 10:30am - 7:30pm.
Kemankes ma Mumhane Cad Loraz Han, No:67, Istanbul, Turkey / 9021.2249.1035 / artsumer.com
ArtSümer, founded in 2005 by Aslı Sümer, focuses on showcasing cutting-edge contemporary art by local and international emerging artists. artSümer represents artists at early stages of their career development, whose diverse practices include painting, drawing, sculpture, photography, video and new media. The gallery program consists of rotating solo exhibitions, participation in international art fairs and curated group shows of artists without gallery representation. Open: Tuesday - Saturday, 11am - 6pm.
BAP | ISTANBUL
Lüleci Hendek CAD 20, Istanbul, Turkey / 9021.2243.8578 / bapistanbul.com
BAP//ISTANBUL is the Istanbul branch of BERLINARTPROJECTS located in Berlin. The gallery in Istanbul promotes artists to create its own portfolio. It also hosts the exhibitions of the artists promoted by BERLINARTPROJECTS to draw the attention of the Turkish art scene to these new talents. BAP//ISTANBUL supports its young artists at the beginning of their careers by giving them the chance to show their work to the international art world. This entails presenting young contemporary artists at local and international art exhibitions and fairs thus enabling them to have their art permanently displayed in private, corporate and museum collections locally and internationally. Open: By Appointment Only.
Sair Nedim Caddesi No:25A, Istanbul, Turkey / +18.104.22.16875 / camgaleri.com
Founded in 1992 in Istanbul, C.A.M. Gallery is one of the most established and leading galleries representing both Turkish and international artists. In addition to the art fairs and exhibitions realized in Istanbul, C.A.M. Gallery participates in leading international art fairs and makes strong connections that lead to collective projects. The focus of the gallery is on works that are innovative and original. With a strong emphasis on supporting young artists, C.A.M. Gallery discovers new and vital works. Today in its twenty-fifth year of existence, C.A.M. Gallery aims to reach a broader audience at its place in Çukurcuma. While opening exhibitions for the established artists, C.A.M. Gallery discovers emerging talents and provides an expression space for them. Open: Tuesday - Saturday, 11am - 6:30pm.
Tütün Deposu Lüleci Hendeck Caddesi, No:12, Istanbul, Turkey / 9021.2292.3956 / depoistanbul.net
DEPO is a culture and debate center serving as a platform supporting the collaboration of artists, artist collectives, civic and cultural organizations in Turkey, the South Caucasus, the Middle East and the Balkans. Open: Tuesday - Sunday, 11am - 7pm.
Abdi Ipekci Cad No:7 D:4, Istanbul, Turkey / 9021.2291.3434 / dirimart.com
Dirimart was founded in 2002 by Hazer Özil, in İstanbul. Before long, it became one of the leading modern and contemporary art galleries in Turkey. The gallery regularly participates in international art fairs, and continues to contribute to the world of art publications through its brands, Res Publications (est. 2007) and Dirimart Publications. Open: Monday - Saturday, 10am - 7pm.
Mesrutiyet Caddesi No:67, 1st Fl, Istanbul, Turkey / 9021.2252.1896 / galerist.com
Founded in 2001 in Istanbul, Galerist is a one of the leading contemporary art galleries in Turkey. Since then the gallery has established a reputation for nurturing the careers of outstanding Turkish contemporary artists and introducing their work to a global audience whilst simultaneously bringing some of the best and most challenging international, contemporary art to Istanbul. Open: Tuesday - Saturday, 11am - 7pm.
Hüsrev Gerede Cad. No:37, Istanbul, Turkey / 9021.2227.9292 / galleryilayda.com
Gallery Ilayda was founded in 1992 by Sergül Okay in Ankara. On its 10th anniversary, Sergul Okay’s daughter Ilayda Babacan established Istanbul branch. The gallery provides representation of both Turkish and international emerging and mid-career artists working across media. Open: Monday - Saturday, 10am - 7pm.
Kemeralti Caddesi No:41, Istambul, Turkey / 9021.2293.9314 / krampfgallery.com
Standing right across from the Istanbul Modern Museum and visited by approx. two hundred fifty people per week, Krampf Gallery is already a city landmark. Spanning four floors and located in the busiest district of the city, Krampf’s space has the presence of a small foundation rather than a gallery. Open: Tuesday - Saturday, 11am - 7pm.
Suleyman Seba Caddesi, No: 52, Akaretler / 9021.2227.0008 /
The main concern of KUAD Gallery is to host and promote local and international artists and interdisciplinary exchange; to create a mutual perceptive communication between the audiences and the artists; to open a new platform for socio-cultural discussion, critical theory, visual thinking and art making. Open: Tuesday - Saturday, 11am - 7pm.
Mim Kemal Öke Cad. No:12 Istanbul, Turkey / 9021.2225.3737 / galerimerkur.com
MERKUR Gallery was established by Sabiha Kurtulmuş in 2010. With her 21 years of experience in the art market, Sabiha Kurtulmuş has supported emerging and established artists in order to shape a fresh perception and contribute with a new rhetoric to the contemporary art circle in Turkey. Working with the most significant artists of Turkey, Kurtulmuş’s aim is to bring a new and fresh aura to Turkey's contemporary art scene by introducing the works of young artists. Open: By Appointment Only.
Pi Artworks | Istanbul
Istiklal Cad. Misir, Apt 163/4, Istanbul, Turkey / 9021.2293.7103/ piartworks.com
Pi Artworks Istanbul/London was founded in 1998 by Yeşim Turanlı in Ortaköy, Istanbul and is now one of Turkey’s foremost contemporary art galleries. In 2008, ten years after it was founded, Pi Artworks led the way by becoming the first of over ten galleries to relocate to Istanbul’s Tophane district. Three years later in 2011 it expanded once more by opening its current venue at Mısır Apartment and in 2013 Pi Artworks became the first gallery from Turkey to open a venue in London and branch out internationally. Open: Monday - Saturday, 10am - 7pm.
Sair Nedim Caddesi, No:21a, Istanbul, Turkey / 9021.2327.0800 / rampaistanbul.com
Rampa Gallery, located in Besiktas, Istanbul, is committed to the realization and presentation of exceptional artworks, to communicating with a broader audience and to supporting scholarly research about the gallery artists. Rampa facilitates the production and presentation of artworks across diverse mediums and strives to create an innovative and critical forum for artistic production and discourse. Open: Tuesday - Saturday, 11am - 7pm.
Istiklal Cad. No: 163, Istanbul, Turkey / 9021.2251.1214 / galerizilberman.com
Zilberman Gallery was founded in Istanbul in 2008. Its aim is twofold: to promote contemporary artists from Turkey internationally and to introduce international artists to the local art scene. Zilberman Gallery stages 10-12 exhibitions in a year at its main gallery space and project space. The gallery occupies two separate floors of Mısır Apartment, one of the most famous examples of art nouveau architecture in Istanbul, designed in 1910 by Ottoman Armenian architect Hovsep Aznavur. Open: Tuesday – Friday, 11am – 7:30pm, & Saturday, 12pm - 7pm.
Meşrutiyet Caddesi No:67 K:1. 34340 Beyoğlu stanbul – TurkeyI/ 9021.2252.1896/ galerist.com
Founded in 2001 in Istanbul, Galerist is a one of the leading contemporary art galleries in Turkey. Tuesday – Friday: 11am – 7pm, & Sat: 12pm – 7pm. Monday: By appointment.