The 17th Istanbul Biennial can be visited free of charge between 17 September and 20 November 2022 at Suna and İnan Kıraç Foundation Pera Museum, Performistanbul Live Art Research Space (PCSAA), Central Greek High School for Girls, SAHA Studio, Müze Gazhane, arthereistanbul, Barın Han, The Çinili Hamam, Küçük Mustafa Paşa Hammam, Zeytinburnu Medicinal Plants Garden, Yaklaşım Tüneli Taksim and Büyükdere 35.
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Guided tours in English are available at Pera Museum, Müze Gazhane, and Barın Han at 11.00am on Wednesdays and Saturdays, with tour guides who completed their trainings with the support of Koç Holding. Please click here for detailed information.
Performistanbul Live Art Research Space (PCSAA), Central Greek High School for Girls, Büyükdere35, Metro İstanbul Yaklaşım Tüneli Taksim, Müze Gazhane, arthereistanbul, Barın Han, The Çinili Hamam and the Küçük Mustafa Paşa Hammam can be visited everyday except Mondays, between 10.00-18.00.
Pera Museum is open until 19.00 on weekdays and Saturdays, and 22.00 on Fridays. The Museum opens at 12.00 and closes at 18.00 on Sundays.
SAHA Studio can be visited on Wednesdays and Saturdays between 12.00 and 19.00.
Zeytinburnu Medicinal Plants Garden is open everyday except Mondays between 09.00 and 17.00.
The full list and visiting hours of the small and intimate venues that host the poems written under the scope of the Poetry Channel is available on the project's web page.
Venue entries require a personal QR code, which can be acquired by filling out the online form at 17bvisit.iksv.org or through the registration desks at the venues.
Once you fill out the form, a personal QR code will be sent to your e-mail address within a day.
Your personal QR code is valid for all Biennial venues. In case of loss, you can re-register by following the same steps. There will be no ID check at the entrances.
If you prefer not to share personal information online, you can choose to apply at the registration desks to get your QR code without providing any personal information.
Visitors are advised to register online prior to their visit to avoid long queues and ensure a pleasant visit.