Pera Museum brings together Museum Week, Youth and Sports Day

Published 17.05.2018 23:11
Updated 17.05.2018 23:12
My Entire High School Sinking into the Sea.
"My Entire High School Sinking into the Sea."

Pera Museum is celebrating Museum Week and the May 19 Commemoration of Atatürk, Youth and Sports Day with entertaining workshops, film screenings and various discounts.

The museum will organize "Paper Slippers" workshop for both kids and adults. The film "My Entire High School Sinking into the Sea" will also be screened today and tomorrow as part of the event.

The book, "Suna Kıraç Story Competition," which is a compilation of award-winning stories written by high school students, will also meet with spectators on the digital platforms of the museum.

What's more, visitors will be able to benefit from discounts at Pera Cafe and Artshop.

Today all visitors and tomorrow all students can enter the museum for free.

A program full of adventure from Pera Film

"My entire high school sinking into the sea," the first feature animation film of Dash Shaw, has references from both teen and devastation movies. Dubbed by Jason Schwartzman, Lena Dunham, Reggie Watts, Maya Rudolph and John Cameron Mitchell, the film will meet spectators free of charge at 8 p.m. today and 3:00 p.m. tomorrow.

Suna Kıraç Story Competition book digitalized

Pera Museum brings together Suna Kıraç Story Competition and readers on its website. The competition, which has been organized by the Suna and İnan Kıraç Foundation and Koç School since 2008, aims to introduce new writers to Turkish literature.

Named after Suna Kıraç, one of the founders of Pera Museum and Koç School, the competition encourages high school students to think creatively, fictionalize and express themselves with specific themes that can be interpreted abstractly and perceptibly.

Students were allowed to write stories about subjects such as borders, sleep, voice, street, mask, journey and alienation, while the competition's main theme was "house."

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