Akbank Art Centre

Akbank Art Centre information

Istanbul , Turkey
İstiklal Caddesi 8
+90 212 252 3500
Getting there
Tram: Kabataş, then funicular to Taksim Meydanı
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Opening hours
10.30am-7.30pm Tue-Sat
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Turkey's big banks and philanthropic trusts vie with each other to be seen as the greatest sponsor of the arts. İstiklal is a showcase for their generosity, and with this venue Akbank joins SALT Beyoğlu and ARTER in offering a showcase for the city's thriving arts scene. It has an art gallery, performance hall, dance studio, music-listening studio and arts library.

The centre is the venue for the Akbank-sponsored İstanbul Jazz and Short FIlm Festivals as well as for performances by the Akbank Chamber Orchestra.