Upcoming Events May 2016
New York, NY - USA
Date: Every Thursday at 4:00 pm
Program: Turkish Story Time, a program of Makam New York
Place: Book Culture on Columbus, 450 Columbus Ave, New York, NY 10024
Information: http://makamnewyork.org/turkish-story-time-turkce-hikaye-zamani/
This program is sponsored by a grant from the Turkish Cultural Foundation.

Philadelphia, PA - USA
Date: February 13-November 27, 2016
Exhibition: “The Golden Age of King Midas” exhibition of artifacts from the ancient site of Gordion
Place: University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology, 3260 South St, Philadelphia, PA 19104
Information: http://www.penn.museum/exhibitions/special-exhibitions/midas
This program is sponsored by a major grant from the Turkish Cultural Foundation.

Istanbul - TURKEY
Date: April 30-May 15, 2016
Solo Exhibition: "Figurative Glass Sculpture" by Agah Barış Can Aksakal
Place: GLASST - Tülin Yiğit Akgül Glass Studio & Gallery, Lüleci Hendek Cd. Hoca Ali Sok. No. 18/A, 34424, Galata, İstanbul
Information: www.glasst.works
Agah Barış Can Aksakal is a recipient of the 2014 TCF Cultural Exchange Fellowship.

Los Angeles, CA - USA
Date: May 7, 2016
Program: Los Angeles Philharmonic 64th International Benefit Ball showcasing “Turkey: A Night of Turkish Delights”
Place: Dorothy Chandler Pavilion, 135 N Grand Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90012
Information: http://www.laphil.com/give/volunteer-opportunities/affiliate-committees/events-enrichment-and-support
This program is sponsored by a grant from the Turkish Cultural Foundation.

Konya - TURKEY
Date: May 12-14, 2016
Presentation: Non-Destructive and Micro-Analytical Methods in the Restoration of Textile Cultural Heritage by Dr. Recep Karadağ, TCF Cultural Heritage Preservation and Natural Dyes Laboratory-DATU, at the VI International Turkic Art, History and Folklore Congress/Art Activities.
Place: Main Conference Hall, Selçuk University
Information: https://www.selcuk.edu.tr/duyuru.aspx?h=31966/

Edinburgh - SCOTLAND
Date: May 13, 2016
Event: Reading by Nurduran Duman at the UNESCO European Literature Night
Place: North Edinburgh Arts Centre and Summerhall Red Lecture Theatre
Information: http://www.theenemiesproject.com/eln
Nurduran Duman is a recipient of the 2016 TCF Cultural Exchange Fellowship.

London - UK
Date: May 14, 2016
Event: Reading by Nurduran Duman at the European Poetry Night as part of European Literature Festival
Place: Rich Mix Arts Centre
Information: http://www.theenemiesproject.com/#/epn/
Nurduran Duman is a recipient of the 2016 TCF Cultural Exchange Fellowship.

Istanbul - TURKEY
Date: May 26, 2016, 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
TCF Lecture: “Birinci Dünya Savaşı Döneminde Osmanlının Tarihi Eserleri Koruma Gayretleri” by Prof. Dr. Fatma Yürekli, Mimar Sinan University
Place: Turkish Cultural Foundation, İstanbul Office
Information: http://www.turkishculturalfoundation.org/lectures.php?ID=1
RSVP by May 25, 2016 to 212-297-4038 or lecture@turkishculture.org
Lecture will be presented in Turkish.

The events listed on this newsletter require registration or invitation. For more information on how to attend, please visit the provided links.

For a listing of Turkish cultural events around the world, visit the TCF Calendar.

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