The Cyprus Museum of Modern Arts founded in the area of NEU Car Museum and will include important works of painters from 14 Turkic states will be opened with a ceremony on 27 September 2018.
According to a press info released by the Near East University Press and Public Relations Directorate, the Cyprus Museum of Modern Arts which was also officially approved by the Department of Antiquities and Museums will be opened on September 27, 2018, Thursday, at 09.30.
The Cyprus Museum of Modern Arts, which was brought to the Turkish Cypriot community by the Near East University with the mission of bringing a different dimension to the cultural and art life of the country, adding value to the art and giving continuity to the interest in the arts, is located in the NEU Car Museum area on the campus of Near East University. The museum will open its doors to art lovers between 09.00-18.00 hours six days a week except Monday.Selected Works of Artists from 14 Turkic States will be Featured in the Museum.
The Cyprus Museum of Moderns Arts will have a rich collection of works of artists from 14 Turkic States. Works to be exhibited at the Museum reflecting different stages and a wide range of style and ecole of painters especially from the Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus, Turkey, Azerbaijan, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Uzbekistan, Turkmenistan, Gagauzia, Tatarstan, Bashkortostan, Daghestan, Altai, Tuva Republic, and Halai Republic will take place in the museum.
The Cyprus Museum of Modern Arts, which has the mission of bringing together the cultural identity with the international art environment, establishing a modern space of art deserved by our artistic values and ensure institutionalization of artistic values by hosting a new and wide platform to represent art works, and giving a new impetus to the international common understanding on this issue.
Assoc. Prof. Dr. İrfan S. Günsel: “A new window will be opened to the world of art”
Near East University, President of the Board of Trustees Assoc.Prof. Prof. Dr. İrfan S. Günsel stated that they will continue to make investments that will play an important role in increasing the value of art and artist in order to ensure the sustainable integration of society with art. Assoc. Prof. Dr. İrfan S. Günsel also said that the Cyprus Museum of Modern Arts will be one of the new stops of the art lovers.
President of the Board of Trustees of NEU, Assoc. Prof. Dr. Günsel saying that in addition to the exhibitions to be held in the venue, seminars, art talks and workshops will be held on the subject of art, emphasized that the Cyprus Museum of Modern is a project that will connect our past and future in terms of thought and feeling, too. The museum, which will play an active role in introducing the Turkish Cypriot art to the country and to the world, will promote the works of our artists, provide them with opportunities to present their own works to the public and support the Turkish Cypriot arts while presenting the works of art of the artists of other countries to our artists and art lovers.
Assoc. Prof. Dr. İrfan S. Günsel also emphasized that since the establishment of the Near East University, they adopted the mission and principle to integrate culture and art as well as integration of scientific studies and social benefit-oriented projects. Assoc. Prof. Dr. Günsel also said that the Cyprus Museum of Modern Arts, as part of the missions of the Near East Family, will build and guide the future, and will be one of the most important and meaningful indicators of its mission to protect its history, education, economy and health as well as its culture and art. In this context, NEU Car Museum, Cyprus Museum of Modern Arts, Maritime Museum and the National History Museum will be gathered in the same area and serve to our people.