About Us

About Us

Türkiye's first museum of modern and contemporary art, Istanbul Modern mediates the sharing and transfer of our country’s artistic heritage on a global scale and brings together artistic productions from various geographies in Istanbul.

With a vision to support the diversity of artistic expressions, it collects, preserves, exhibits, researches, and documents works of art. It works to increase access to art through interdisciplinary exhibitions, educational programs and events, and contributes to artists' production and international collaborations.

The museum supports inclusivity and creativity to create a sustainable art ecosystem. It fosters a dialogue with modern and contemporary art for audiences of all ages and walks of life, encouraging people to wonder and think together.

The internationally oriented programs strengthen the interaction between artists and audiences by making use of technological developments and enables a multifaceted museum experience.

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