Exhibitions

  • Sanatçı Kadınlar Girişim Grubu Sergisi: Gönülden Damlalar, 20-30 May 2005
  • Exhibition of marbling (ebru), Eda Özbekkangay, 14-28 April 2005
  • The exhibition of Sabriye Şeker Illumination Group, 21-31 March
  • Stone ornamentations of Divriği Great Mosque and Hospital (Shifahane) as viewed by the painting studio of Ord. Prof. Dr. A. Süheyl Ünver, 4-17 March 2005
  • Paper pulp: The dough of world civilisation, Oğuzhan Tuğrul; Paper making: Remzi Köklü; Making Ebru: Hayreddin Yangöz, 12-28 February 2005
  • Prayer by ear of grains, Şebnem Aras, 2-27 December 2004
  • Living under the same sky, 3 October 2004
  • Exhibition of tiles, Hasane Kalkan-Deniz Göksoy, 16-30 September 2004
  • Glimmers from the Nile during the nights of Cairo, Sülbiye Onat Sadawi; Exhibition of illumination (tezhip), Seniye Orbay, 27 May-10 June 2004
  • Photographs of Lebanon after the war and after reconstruction, 12-14 May 2004
  • New approaches to the art of carpet making, Önder Çokay, 27 April-11 May 2004
  • Exhibition of Akkâse (yazılı ebru), Hikmet Barutçugil, 13-22 May 2004
  • Exhibition of artist librarians, March 31-April 5 2004
  • Marbling from the grandfather to the granddaughter, Eda Özbekkangay, 4-14 March 2004
  • Istanbul once upon a time, Mürşit Aydın, 12-23 February 2004
  • Jewelry exhibition, Zühre Mısırlı, 22 December 2003-2 January 2004
  • Miniature exhibition, Gülten Şehirali Okvuran, 5-19 December 2003
  • The third eye, Rahim Yazdani, 17 –31 October 2003
  • Oil painting exhibition, Kemal Güzel, 3-16 October 2003
  • Whirling dervishes and roses, Şebnem Aras, 9-29 June 2003
  • My language is love, Şebnem Aras, 2-29 June 2003
  • Exhibition of fine arts, 2 June 2003
  • Exhibition on the occasion of Libyan Cultural Week, 2-7 June 2003
  • Istanbul-Tehran encounter on miniatures, 17 March 2003
  • Exhibition of photographs of selected Islamic inscriptions from Makkah al-Mukaramah and al-Medinah al-Munawwarah, 10-12 December 2002
  • Exhibition of gildings and miniatures, Şemak Sanatevi: Sabahat Palabıyık, Sabriye Şeker, 18-26 October 2002
  • Exhibition of oil paintings, Gülten Yıldız-Zerrin Eren, 7-23 June 2002
  • Exhibition of classical arts, Hülya Erdem, Safiye Gülen, Gülay Ece, 3-11 May 2002
  • Tatar decorative arts, Soufia Khaunu Khabibrakhmanova, 25 January-2 February 2002
  • Photography Exhibition, Halit Ömer Camcı, 4-19 January 2002
  • Miniature paintings of Mevlevi lodges, Ülker Erke, 21-31 December 2001
  • Calligraphy with new interpretations, Savaş Çevik, 15-30 November 2001
  • Exhibition of paintings of old houses, Sıdıka Şanal, 26 October-11 November 2001
  • Painting exhibition: “The Exodus from Palestine,” Ismail Shammout-Tamam Shammout (Al-Akhal), 15-24 October 2001
  • Exhibition of Contemporary Iranian Painters, 21-30 September 2001
  • Stalk-drawing: outlines of historical buildings, Zihni Kuşalan, 1-16 June 2001
  • Exhibition of classical arts, Zeynep Güney-Nihan Güney, 20-30 May 2001
  • “Classical arts-past to present” comprised gildings, Zehra Durmuş, Nilüfer Kurfeyz, and their students, a group from İstanbul, 11-20 May 2001
  • Exhibition of Ottoman-style embroideries and Sındırgı carpets and kilims, Tülin Işık, 13-28 April 2001
  • Calligraphy Exhibition, Farid Al-Ali , 22-30 June 2001
  • Exhibition of calligraphy and gilding, İlhan Özkeçeci, 23 March-6 April 2001
  • Exhibition on the occasion of the 30th Anniversary of Kubbealtı Foundation, 4 November 2000
  • The language of traditional decorations, Terrance Mikail Patrick Duggan, 23 June-8 July 2000
  • Ottoman designs on silk, “Şerife Uludağlı Olgunlaşma Enstitüsü” (Handicrafts Institute), Ankara, 2-16 June 2000
  • Portraits of religious leaders, Vesile Muzaffer Kargı, 12-20 May 2000
  • Paintings and designs, Azer Vaghefi, 21 April-5 May 2000
  • Calligraphy on Silver, 21st exhibition by Erhan Simsek, IRCICA, 19 November-4 December 1999
  • Traditional Wood Carvings, by Mehmet Sukru Baysal, IRCICA, 15-30 October 1999
  • Winners' works in the four calligraphy competitions, within the framework of exhibitions and lectures hosted by the Riyadh Development Authority, Riyadh, 12-20 October 1999
  • Traditional jewellery, by Pinar Ivedi, IRCICA, 18-26 June 1999
  • Paintings, by Gunsel Ural, IRCICA, 14-29 May 1999
  • Ebru (marbled paper), by Alparslan Babaoglu, IRCICA, 12-27 March 1999
  • Paintings, by Muharrem Kaynak, IRCICA, 4-12 June 1999
  • Paintings, Gungor Aribal, IRCICA, 27 February-10 March 1999
  • Paintings: Old Turkish Houses, by Sehnaz Baylav and Aysen Asena, IRCICA, 5-20 February 1999
  • Calligraphy and gilding exhibition by artists from Turkey and the United Arab Emirates, at the Abu Dhabi Cultural Foundation and in the Art Museum of Sharjah, 12-21 December 1998
  • Paintings, by the Recreation Society (Istanbul), at IRCICA, 9-22 November 1998
  • Calligraphy and graphics: Projections, by Umran Tezcan Schelling, IRCICA, 23 October-7 November 1998
  • Classical Ottoman Bookbindings, by Kazim Hajimejlic, IRCICA, 18 September-2 October 1998
  • Samples from the Arts of Uzbekstan, by Muteber Mirazizkizi and colleagues from the Uzbekstan Fine Arts Centre, IRCICA, 12-26 June 1998
  • Gilding, Erenkoy Milli Genclik Vakfi (Istanbul), IRCICA, 27 May-10 June 1998
  • Winners' works in the Fourth Calligraphy Competition, on the occasion of the announcement of competition results, IRCICA, 6 May 1998
  • Iznik tiles, by Nursen-Guvenc Guven, IRCICA, 17-27 April 1998
  • Oil paintings and Ebru (marbled paper) by Suleyman Dogan, 19-31 December 1997
  • Paintings, by members of the Foundation for Mother and Child Health (Istanbul), on the occasion of the Foundations' Week, at IRCICA, 3-13 December 1997
  • Photographs of Pakistan, during the seminar held at IRCICA on the occasion of the 50th anniversary of the foundation of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan, IRCICA, 13 November 1997
  • Exhibition of calligraphy, gilding, illumination and ebru (marbled paper) with lectures and workshops, within the framework of the program entitled Tunis '97 Cultural Capital, Tunis, 29 September-12 October 1997
  • Paintings: Inspirations from Egypt, by Omar Atta, 16-30 October 1997
  • Hand-woven Carpets and Rugs, by the students of Cevahir Balaban and Belgin Eker, at IRCICA, 20-29 June 1997
  • Historical photographs of Muslim countries and IRCICA's activities, on the occasion of the Ministerial Meeting and Culture and Art Festival of the D8 Countries, at IRCICA, 10-15 June 1997
  • Calligraphy in Ebru (marbled paper), by Hikmet Barutcugil, IRCICA, 1-15 June 1997
  • Winners' works in the first three international calligraphy competitions, at the Tehran Museum of Contemporary Art, within the framework of the First Islamic World Calligraphy Festival, in Tehran, 9 February-5 May 1997
  • Gilding, by students from Marmara University, IRCICA, 3-19 January 1997
  • Stained Glass, by Oguzhan Tugrul, IRCICA, 13-22 December 1996
  • Selections from Vedat Hakki Eldem Collection at IRCICA Library, IRCICA, 30 November 1996
  • Exhibition of winners' works in the international calligraphy competitions, organised with the cooperation of the Jordanian Institute of Diplomacy and the Royal Society of Fine Arts, on the occasion of the Thirteenth Session of the Governing Board, Amman, 23-24 November 1996
  • Restitutional Studies of Anatolian Seljukid Carpets, by Mehmet Onder Cokay, IRCICA, 18-26 October 1996
  • Nasreddin Hoja in Miniatures, by Ahmet Yakupoglu, IRCICA, 7-14 September 1996
  • Photographs of Bosnia and Herzegovina before and after the war, on the occasion of the UN Habitat II conference, at Ataturk Cultural Centre, Istanbul, 4-14 June 1996
  • Calligraphy and Gilding, Mehmet, Osman and Fatma Ozcay, IRCICA, 31 May-21 June 1996
  • Calligraphy, by Osman Rebii Onol, IRCICA, 12-28 April 1996
  • Historical Photographs of the Darulaceze, IRCICA, 29 February-10 March 1996
  • Aquarelles: Traditional Turkish Houses, by Riza Rusen Dora, at IRCICA, 12-21 January 1996
  • Historical photographs of Islamic cities (mostly African cities) and photographs of Bosnia and Herzegovina before and after the war, on the occasion of the Twenty-third Islamic Conference of Foreign Ministers, Conakry, 9-12 December 1995
  • Historical photographs of Islamic cities and IRCICA publications, on the occasion of the Fifteenth Anniversary of the Centre, IRCICA, 1-10 November 1995
  • Gilding on cloth and batik, by Ms. Karacan and Ms. Guney, IRCICA, 23-30 June 1995
  • Calligraphy, by Abdullah Riza, IRCICA; 9-20 June 1995
  • Painting, by Rauf Tuncer, IRCICA, 18 May-3 June 1995
  • Calligraphy, by the Kubbealti Foundation, IRCICA, 4-6 May 1995
  • Illumination and Miniatures, by Guher Erk, IRCICA; 25 April - 2 May 1995
  • Illustrations on Stories of Dede Korkut, by Nazan Erkmen, IRCICA, 13-23 April 1995
  • Traditional Turkish Handicrafts, Illumination and Preparation of Paper, by Academy of Kubbealti and students of Marmara University, IRCICA, 30 March - 12 April 1995
  • Calligraphy, by Savas Cevik, IRCICA, 10-25 March 1995
  • Photographs of the First International Islamic Artisans-at-Work Festival, IRCICA, December 1994
  • Photographs of Bosnia and Herzegovina before and during the war and photographs of the First International Islamic Artisans-at-Work Festival, on the occasion of the Seventh Islamic Summit Conference, Casablanca, 9-14 December 1994
  • Enamels, by Nuran Somuncuoglu and Ayla Yagci, IRCICA, 9-24 December 1994
  • 30 years in the art of calligraphy, by Hasan Celebi, IRCICA, 30 Sept-16 October 1994
  • Islamic Architecture in Lebanon, by Khaled Omar Tadmori, IRCICA, 10-25 June1994
  • Calligraphy, collective works, IRCICA, 6-18 May 1994
  • Tile Motifs, by Hadil Tamim, IRCICA, 22-30 April 1994
  • Ebru (marbled paper), by Yunus Ozel, IRCICA, 18-30 March 1994
  • Ebru (marbled paper), by Feridun Ozgoren, IRCICA, 17 January-6 February 1994
  • Winners' works in the Third International Calligraphy Competition, on the occasion of the announcement of the results of the competition, IRCICA; 20 December 1993
  • Traveling exhibition of calligraphy, Qatar and Kuwait, November-December 1993
  • Photographs of Bosnia and Herzegovina before and during the war, various universities in the U.S.A., 15 November-15 December 1993
  • Photographs of Bosnia and Herzegovina before and during the war, on the occasion of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe, Strasbourg, 23 September-3 October 1993
  • Plastic Arts, by the Art Friends of the Arab Gulf Cooperation Council with the cooperation of IRCICA, Istanbul, 28 July-6 August 1993
  • Photographs of Bosnia and Herzegovina, IRCICA, 12-25 June 1993
  • Photographs of Bosnia and Herzegovina before and during the war, on the occasion of the Twenty-first Islamic Conference of Foreign Ministers, Karachi, 25-29 April 1993
  • Wood and marble Sculptures, by Nail Arikdal, IRCICA, 14-30 May 1992
  • Carpets of Azerbaijan, arranged by Haji Eldar Hidayatoglu, IRCICA, March 1993
  • Whispers in the Water (Ebru) by Ahmet Coktan, IRCICA, 20 April-2 May 1993
  • Winners' works in the first and second competitions, on the occasion of 11th session of the Tunis International Book Fair, Tunis, May 1992
  • From the Soul to the Heart, art exhibition by Halide Salam, at IRCICA, 26 October-16 November 1992
  • Gilding, by Ganime Altun, IRCICA, 10-25 April 1992
  • Travelling exhibition of calligraphy, Muscat, Dubai, Sharjah, and Abu Dhabi, 2 February-4 March 1992
  • Mother-of-pearl inlays, by Salih Balakbabalar, IRCICA, 13-23 December 1991
  • Photographs of Islamic Cities, on the occasion of the Sixth Islamic Summit Conference, Dakar, 9-12 December 1991
  • Handicrafts, on the occasion of the International Seminar on Crafts: Prospects of Development, Rabat, 23-25 October 1991
  • Cities of the Muslim world one century ago, historical photographs from the Centre's archives, IRCICA, on the occasion of the Twentieth Islamic Conference of Foreign Ministers held in Istanbul, 4-8 August 1991
  • Winners' works in the first two competitions, during the Twentieth Islamic Conference of Foreign Ministers, Hotel Hilton (conference venue), Istanbul, August 1991
  • Gilding, by Cicek Derman and students, IRCICA, 20 May - 31 June 1991
  • Calligraphy, by Osman Rebii Onol, IRCICA, 26 April-10 May 1991
  • Calligraphy, by Fahri Farhan, IRCICA; 1-15 March 1991
  • Oil Paintings, by Orhan Side, IRCICA, 12-27 February 1991
  • Exhibition on IRCICA's activities the occasion of its Tenth Anniversary, IRCICA, 10 October 1990
  • Historical Photographs of Egypt, on the occasion of the Nineteenth Islamic Conference of Foreign Ministers, Cairo, July-August 1990
  • Participation in the joint exhibition organised by other subsidiary organs of the OIC, on the occasion of the celebration of the Twentieth anniversary of the OIC, Jeddah, 8-10 February 1990
  • Classical Turkish Decorative Arts, by Meliha Altay and Emre Huner, at IRCICA, 18-30 May 1990
  • Winners' works in the International Photography Competition, Istanbul, on 31 August-6 September 1989
  • Calligraphy, by Mr. Faruqi, IRCICA, 30 June-10 July 1989
  • Traditional Ottoman household objects, by Hikmet Ogut, IRCICA, 8-28 June 1989
  • Paintings: Traditional Living Areas, by Cent Alantar, IRCICA, 30 April-15 May 1989
  • Old instruments of communication, by PTT Museum (Ankara) on the occasion of the international symposium on Modern Techniques of Transport and Communication in the Ottoman State, 3-10 April 1989
  • Ebru with drawings, by Feridun Ozgoren and Nan Freeman, IRCICA, 7-31 March 1989
  • Calligraphy, by Ali Toy, IRCICA, 2-19 February 1989
  • Exhibition showing IRCICA's activities on the occasion of the First Islamic Conference of Ministers of Culture, Dakar, 25-28 January 1989
  • Winners' works in the Second International Calligraphy Competition, IRCICA, 25 December 1989-8 January 1990
  • Malaysian Handmade Textiles, exhibition arranged by Raja Fuziah Bte. Raja Tun Uda, IRCICA, 26 May-2 June 1988
  • Traveling exhibition of winners' works in calligraphy competitions in the major cities of Malaysia, upon the invitation of the Ministry of Culture and Tourism, Malaysia, April-May-June 1988
  • English books on Ottoman Culture and Modern Turkey, IRCICA, 11 April 1988
  • Paintings: Old Turkish Houses, by Haluk Sena Ari and Neriman Temizyurek, IRCICA, 29 March - 15 April 1988
  • Calligraphy, by Ali Toy, IRCICA, 2-19 February 1988
  • Traditional Decorative Arts, by Kadriye Aras, IRCICA; 25 January 1988
  • Winners' works in the First Calligraphy Competition, on the occasion of the First Islamic Conference of Ministers of Culture in Dakar, Senegal (January 1989). The exhibition was opened by the Minister of Culture of Senegal.
  • Calligraphy, by Osman Rebii Onol, at IRCICA, 24 December 1987
  • Winners' designs in the King Fahd Awards competition, during the Award Presentation Ceremony of the competition, Riyadh, 20 December 1987
  • Paintings: Nature Alive, by Sukran Ulsever, at IRCICA, 19-29 November 1987
  • Tradition and Projection: Designs for Islamic Cities, by Attilio Petruccioli and students, at IRCICA, 19 October 1987
  • Exhibition showing the activities of the Centre and the Commission together with the works of the winners of calligraphy competitions, on the occasion of the visit of the President of Pakistan Mohammad Zia ul Haq to IRCICA, 10 October 1987
  • Winners' works in the First Calligraphy Competition, inaugurated by Dr. Nejah al-Attar, Minister of Culture of Syria, on the occasion of the meeting of ICPICH in Damascus, June 1987
  • Winners' calligraphies in the First Calligraphy Competition, on the occasion of the awards distribution ceremony of the competition, IRCICA, 16 May 1987
  • Exhibition of illustrations, documents and publications related to the activities of Islamic Development Bank (IDB) and OIC subsidiary organs on the occasion of Eleventh Meeting of IDB Board of Governors, at IRCICA, 28-29 March 1987
  • New and Old Instruments of Astronomy, Kandilli Observatory, Istanbul, 3-13 September 1987
  • Paintings, by Muzeyyen Gul Isinol, IRCICA, 13-22 June 1987
  • Paintings, by Ms. Trinawangwulan, IRCICA, 6-16 January 1987
  • Objects made with re-cycled materials, by Emine Ertem, IRCICA, 25 November- 5 December 1986
  • Decorative Plates, by Nazire Akcura, IRCICA, 9-18 December 1986
  • Winners' designs in the King Fahd Awards competition, on the occasion of the Third Meeting of ICPICH, Riyadh, 16-17 November 1986
  • Ethnographical objects, by Hikmet Ogut, IRCICA, 22-30 November 1986
  • Art of bookbinding, by Emin Barin, IRCICA, 11-23 November 1986
  • Engravings with Pyrograpical Technique, by Ayhan Cakin, IRCICA, 14-26 October 1986
  • Calligraphic Masterpieces with Pyrography, by Semih Sergen, IRCICA, 30 September-12 October 1986
  • Rare books from IRCICA library, on the occasion of the 15th Congress of Bibliophiles, Istanbul, 26-30 September 1986
  • Calligraphy on Wood and Metal, by Salih Balakbabalar, IRCICA, 5-23 May 1986
  • Gildings, Miniatures and Illuminations by Suheyl Unver, IRCICA, April 1986
  • IRCICA publications, on the occasion of the International Seminar on Islamic History, Art and Culture in South Asia, Islamabad, 26-28 March1986
  • Photo-reproductions of Old Quran copies, IRCICA, 21-31 March 1986
  • Gilding and Illumination, by Rikkat Kunt, IRCICA, Istanbul
  • Calligraphy, by Mahmut Oncu, IRCICA, 29 January-12 February 1986
  • Calligraphy, by Mustafa Bekir Pekten, IRCICA, 6-27 December 1985
  • Gilding and Miniatures, by Munevver Mamure Oz, IRCICA, 18 November-4 December 1985
  • IRCICA publications, Jeddah, 11-14 November 1985
  • Paintings of Anatolia, by Makbule Uyar, IRCICA, 25 October 1985
  • Photo-reproductions of Old Quran Copies, Dakar, Senegal, 31 October-3 November 1985
  • Calligraphies carved on wood, by Nail Arikdal, IRCICA, 5-16 October 1985
  • Mother-of-pearl inlays and metal cuttings, by Zeki Kusoglu, IRCICA, 27 September-11 October 1985
  • IRCICA's publications displayed at Farnham Castle, England, July 1985
  • Calligraphy and gilding by contemporary artists, on the occasion of the Third Congress on Islamic Medicine, Istanbul, 28 September-1 October 1984
  • Islamic Cities in Photographs, IRCICA, 23 April-15 May 1985
  • Calligraphy, by Hasan Celebi, Amman, Jordan, 22 April-8 May 1985
  • Paintings, Life in Istanbul, by Mine Ozuuygun, IRCICA, 15 April-10 May 1985
  • Interior Decorations of the Ulucami Mosque, by Kenan Ozbel, IRCICA, 28 March-4 April 1985
  • Photographs of Yemen and the city of Sana'a, exhibited in Sana'a, Yemen, on the occasion of the Fifteenth Islamic Conference of Foreign Ministers, 18-22 December 1984
  • Photographs selected from the Yildiz Albums, IRCICA, 16 November 1984
  • Calligraphy and Gilding by Contemporary Artists, IRCICA, 28 September-17 October 1984
  • Photographs: Islamic Architecture of Central Asia, by Burchard Brentjes, IRCICA, 12-20 July 1984
  • Calligraphy by Hasan Celebi, Kuala Lumpur, 21 May 1984
  • Revival of Ottoman Prayer Beads Craftsmanship, by various artists, IRCICA, 11-20 May 1984
  • Calligraphy carved on wood, Nail Arikdal, IRCICA, 3-9 May 1984
  • Calligraphy, Hasan Celebi and young calligraphers, Istanbul, 18-22 April 1983
  • Seven international Islamic Arts Exhibitions, organised by the Ministry of Culture of Turkey in cooperation with IRCICA, on the occasion of the advent of the 15th century Hijra and simultaneously with IRCICA's International Symposium on the Common Principles, Forms and Themes of Islamic Art, Istanbul, 18-22 April 1983