The "Traces of Anatolian Civilizations" exhibition, which was opened last year as part of the 100th Anniversary of the Ankara Anatolian Civilizations Museum, was moved to Istanbul and presented at the Atatürk Cultural Center. The works of many ceramic artists took place in the painting, sculpture and ceramic exhibition, which viewed between 1-30 December 2021.
The "Traces of Anatolian Civilizations" project, realized with the contributions of the Ministry of Culture and Tourism, met with the audience as one of the opening events of the Atatürk Cultural Center in Istanbul, with new works within the framework of the subject, after the Istanbul Archaeological Museums, Sofia, Plovdiv and Ankara Anatolian Civilizations Museum. In the exhibition curated by Siret Uyanık and the Project Coordinator of GaleriM Art Gallery in Ankara, the works produced by the invited artists in the field of painting, ceramics and sculpture, inspired by Anatolian sources, were exhibited.
The exhibition, whose opening became colorful with Şefika Kutluer's concert titled "The Spirit of Anatolia", featured works by both master artists and young art students. While the works of important names of contemporary Turkish art were featured in the main exhibition, the works of young artists who interpreted the Kültepe tablets were presented in the Young Artists Exhibition.
In the panel titled "On Anatolian Civilizations and Art" organized within the scope of the project, Prof. Dr. Süleyman Saim Tekcan, Prof. Dr. Fikri Kulakoğlu, Prof. Dr. Adnan Tepecik, Assoc. Dr. Mutlu Başkaya and Ankara State Painting and Sculpture Museum Director Erdem Akkurt attended as speakers.