The permanent exhibition at the Museum for Turkish and Islamic Art

The permanent exhibition at the Museum for Turkish and Islamic Art (TIEM) is highly interesting and includes Anatolian rugs from the 13th century to the 19th century. Seljuk, Ushak, Konya, Bergama, Karapinar, Canakkale and Ladik rugs are all represented. Examples of Anatolian rugs on display at TIEM: Some members of … read more

Carpet Study Tour to Western and Central Anatolia June 2024

The ‘Carpet Study Tour to Western and Central Anatolia’ organized by Stefano Ionescu took place from 5 June to 20 June 2024. The traveling group was quite large and the first two legs (Istanbul and Izmir) were attended by 27 participants from 9 countries: USA, Canada, Italy, Austria, Denmark, Ireland, … read more

Hidden Gems from the Turkish and Islamic Arts Museum

As a part of the International Conference of Oriental Carpets 2024 in Istanbul a special opening reception and exhibition of unseen gems from the Turkish and Islamic Arts Museum was held at the museum 8 June 2024. The exhibition is entitled ‘ASKLA – Turkish Carpets – The Art Knotted with … read more

ICOC – Museum of Turkish and Islamic Art

ICOC participants

The International Conference on Oriental Carpets 19-22 April 2007 in Istanbul included visits to several highly interesting exhibitions and receptions as a part of the program. On Friday evening, April 20th, the Museum of Turkish and Islamic Art (Turk Islam Eserleri Muzesi) held an reception and exhibition for the ICOC … read more