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USA
Texas - Houston
Date: November 05 - 06, 2016
Festival: 25th Houston Turkish Festival
Place: Jones Plaza, 601 Louisiana Street, Houston Tx 77002
Information: http://www.houstonturkishfest.com/

Washington D.C.
Date: September 25, 2016
Festival: 13th Annual ATA-DC Turkish Festival
Place: Pennsylvania Ave. NW Washington, D.C.
Information: http://www.turkishfestival.org/

Washington D.C.
Date: September 24, 2016
Program: The Imperial Splendor of Ottoman Arts
Place: Smithsonian Associates, S. Dillon Ripley Center 1100 Jefferson Dr SW Metro: Smithsonian (Mall exit)
Information: https://smithsonianassociates.org/ticketing/tickets/reserve.aspx?ID=235424&utm_source=wordfly&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=AUG16eAlertArtandArch08.14.16&utm_content=version_A&tmssource=224593

New York - New York City
Date: September 11, 2016
Concert: Mehmet Polat Trio Summer & Fall 2016 Tour
Place: Club Bonafide, 212 East 52 St, New York City
Information: www.mehmetpolat.net/#concerts
The artists are recipients of the Turkish Cultural Foundation's Cultural Exchange Fellowship.

Illinois - Chicago
Date: September 10 - October 01, 2016
Solo Exhibition: "DEREALISATION II" Solo exhibition by Tan Taşpolatoğlu
Place: Dank Haus German American Cultural Center (4740 N Western Avenue, Chicago, IL, 60625)
Information: http://www.dankhaus.com/
Tan Taşpolatoğlu is a recipient of the 2016 TCF Cultural Exchange Fellowship.

Pennsylvania - Philadelphia
Date: September 10, 2016
Concert: Mehmet Polat Trio Summer & Fall 2016 Tour
Place: Crossroads Music, 801 South 48th Street, Philadelphia
Information: www.mehmetpolat.net/#concerts
The artists are recipients of the Turkish Cultural Foundation's Cultural Exchange Fellowship.

New York - Poughkeepsie
Date: September 09, 2016
Workshop: Mehmet Polat Trio Educational Workshop
Place: Poughkeepsie Day School, 260 Boardman Road, Poughkeepsie
Information: www.mehmetpolat.net/#concerts
The artists are recipients of the Turkish Cultural Foundation's Cultural Exchange Fellowship.

New York - Beacon
Date: September 09, 2016
Concert: Mehmet Polat Trio Summer & Fall 2016 Tour
Place: Historic Howland Cultural Center, 477 Main St, Beacon
Information: www.mehmetpolat.net/#concerts
The artists are recipients of the Turkish Cultural Foundation's Cultural Exchange Fellowship.

Washington D.C. - Washington
Date: September 08, 2016
Concert: Mehmet Polat Trio Summer & Fall 2016 Tour
Place: The Hill Center, 921 Pennsylvania Avenue, SE, Washington
Information: www.hillcenterdc.org/home/programs/2883
The artists are recipients of the Turkish Cultural Foundation's Cultural Exchange Fellowship.

Virginia - Richmond
Date: September 07, 2016
Concert & Workshop: Mehmet Polat Trio Summer & Fall 2016 Tour & Workshop
Place: University of Virginia, 28 Westhampton Way, Richmond
Information: www.mehmetpolat.net/#concerts
The artists are recipients of the Turkish Cultural Foundation's Cultural Exchange Fellowship.

California - Berkeley
Date: September 04, 2016
Concert & Workshop: Mehmet Polat Trio Summer & Fall 2016 Tour & Workshop
Place: THE JAZZ SCHOOL, 2087 Addison St, Berkeley
Information: www.mehmetpolat.net/#concerts
The artists are recipients of the Turkish Cultural Foundation's Cultural Exchange Fellowship.

California - Folsom
Date: September 03, 2016
Concert: Mehmet Polat Trio Summer & Fall 2016 Tour
Place: The Harris Center, 10 College Parkway, Folsom
Information: www.harriscenter.net/Online/default.asp?doWork::WScontent::loadArticle=Load&BOparam::WScontent::loadArticle::article_id=E3D18A94-B47E-44D4-99D9-B25125281FC9
The artists are recipients of the Turkish Cultural Foundation's Cultural Exchange Fellowship.

California - Santa Cruz
Date: September 02, 2016
Concert: Mehmet Polat Trio Summer & Fall 2016 Tour
Place: KUUMBWA Jazz Center, 320-2 Cedar St, Santa Cruz
Information: www.facebook.com/events/1605679266424835
The artists are recipients of the Turkish Cultural Foundation's Cultural Exchange Fellowship.

California - San Fransisco
Date: September 01, 2016
Concert: Mehmet Polat Trio Summer & Fall 2016 Tour
Place: Doc’s Lab, 124 Columbus Ave, San Francisco
Information: www.docslabsf.com/event/1162503-mehmet-polat-trio-san-francisco/
The artists are recipients of the Turkish Cultural Foundation's Cultural Exchange Fellowship.

Arizona - Phoenix
Date: August 31, 2016
Concert: Mehmet Polat Trio Summer & Fall 2016 Tour
Place: Musical Instrument Museum, 4725 E. Mayo Boulevard, Phoenix
Information: www.mimmusictheater.themim.org/mehmet-polat-trio
The artists are recipients of the Turkish Cultural Foundation's Cultural Exchange Fellowship.

Arizona - Tuscon
Date: August 30, 2016
Concert: Mehmet Polat Trio Summer & Fall 2016 Tour
Place: Sea of Glass, 330 East 7th St., Tucson
Information: www.theseaofglass.org/events/433/mehmet-polat-trio
The artists are recipients of the Turkish Cultural Foundation's Cultural Exchange Fellowship.

California - Topanga
Date: August 28, 2016
Workshop: Mehmet Polat Trio Educational Workshop
Place: COROZAN Performing Arts, 125 S Topanga Canyon Blvd, Topanga
Information: www.mehmetpolat.net/#concerts
The artists are recipients of the Turkish Cultural Foundation's Cultural Exchange Fellowship.

California - Los Angeles
Date: August 28, 2016
Concert: Mehmet Polat Trio Summer & Fall 2016 Tour
Place: The Mint, 6010 West Pico Blvd, Los Angeles
Information: www.mehmetpolat.net/#concerts
The artists are recipients of the Turkish Cultural Foundation's Cultural Exchange Fellowship.

California - Laguna Hills
Date: August 27, 2016
Concert: Mehmet Polat Trio w/Sahba Motallebi Summer & Fall 2016 Tour
Place: Laguna Hills, CA
Information: www.mehmetpolat.net/#concerts
The artists are recipients of the Turkish Cultural Foundation's Cultural Exchange Fellowship.

California - Topanga
Date: August 26, 2016
Concert: Mehmet Polat Trio Summer & Fall 2016 Tour
Place: Corazon Performing Arts, 125 S Topanga Canyon Blvd, Topanga
Information: www.facebook.com/events/1539540519688445/
The artists are recipients of the Turkish Cultural Foundation's Cultural Exchange Fellowship.

Illinois - Chicago
Date: August 24 - 27, 2016
Festival: 14th Annual Chicago Turkish Festival
Place: Daley Plaza, 50 West Washington Street, Chicago, IL 60602
Information: http://www.chicagoturkishfestival.com/events.php

Minnesota - Minneapolis
Date: August 24, 2016
Concert: Mehmet Polat Trio Summer & Fall 2016 Tour
Place: Dakotas Jazz - Minneapolis, 1010 Nicollet Mall, Minneapolis
Information: www.mehmetpolat.net/#concerts
The artists are recipients of the Turkish Cultural Foundation's Cultural Exchange Fellowship.

New York
Date: August 24, 2016
TCF Grantee Event: "We've Come So Far - The Last Days of Death By Audio" photography book launch by Ebru Yıldız
Place: Rough Trade NYC
Information: http://www.lastdaysofdeathbyaudio.com/

Iowa - Des Moines
Date: August 23, 2016
Concert: Mehmet Polat Trio Summer & Fall 2016 Tour
Place: Des Moines Social Club, 900 Mulberry St, Des Moines
Information: www.mehmetpolat.net/#concerts
The artists are recipients of the Turkish Cultural Foundation's Cultural Exchange Fellowship.

Illinois - Chicago
Date: August 21, 2016
Concert: Mehmet Polat Trio Summer & Fall 2016 Tour
Place: Chicago Academy of Music, 5655 S University Ave, Chicago
Information: www.mehmetpolat.net/#concerts
The artists are recipients of the Turkish Cultural Foundation's Cultural Exchange Fellowship.

Illinois - Chicago
Date: August 20, 2016
Workshop: Mehmet Polat Trio Educational Workshop
Place: Worlds of Music Chicago, 4161 N Damen Ave, Chicago
Information: www.mehmetpolat.net/#concerts
The artists are recipients of the Turkish Cultural Foundation's Cultural Exchange Fellowship.

New York - New York City
Date: August 19, 2016
Concert: Mehmet Polat Trio Summer & Fall 2016 Tour
Place: Tribeca Loft, New York City
Information: www.facebook.com/events/572119199662217
The artists are recipients of the Turkish Cultural Foundation's Cultural Exchange Fellowship.

New York
Date: August 19, 2016
TCF Grantee Event: "We've Come So Far - The Last Days of Death By Audio" photography book launch by Ebru Yıldız
Place: Brooklyn Grain
Information: https://www.facebook.com/events/1572488286387882/

New York - New York City
Date: August 18, 2016
Concert: Mehmet Polat Trio Summer & Fall 2016 Tour
Place: Lincoln Center Atrium, 150 W 65th St, New York City
Information: www.lincolncenter.org/show/mehmet-polat-trio
The artists are recipients of the Turkish Cultural Foundation's Cultural Exchange Fellowship.

Massachusetts - Medford
Date: August 17, 2016
Concert: Mehmet Polat Trio Summer & Fall 2016 Tour
Place: Ryles, 15 Piggott Road, Suite 12A, Medford
Information: www.mehmetpolat.net/#concerts
The artists are recipients of the Turkish Cultural Foundation's Cultural Exchange Fellowship.

New Hampshire - Hanover
Date: August 14, 2016
Concert: Mehmet Polat Trio Summer & Fall 2016 Tour
Place: Skinny Pancake, 3 Lebanon St, Hanover
Information: www.skinnypancake.com/event/mehmet-polat-trio-2/
The artists are recipients of the Turkish Cultural Foundation's Cultural Exchange Fellowship.

California - Monterey
Date: August 06 - 07, 2016
Festival: California Turkish Arts & Culture Festival
Place: Custom House Plaza, Monterey CA
Information: http://www.turkfestca.org/

California - Los Angeles
Date: July 30 - 31, 2016
Event: "UnderLA: Origin of the LA River" by Refik Anadol & Peggy Weil
Place: LA river, 6883 Owensmouth Avenue, Los Angeles, CA 91303
Information: http://www.currentla.org/artists/refik-anadol-peggy-weil/
Refik Anadol is a recipient of the 2013 TCF Cultural Exchange Fellowship.

New York
Date: July 23, 2016
Workshop: Dance OMI Presentation by Idil Kemer
Place: The Studio Barns, intersection of County Route 22 & Letter S Road, Ghent, New York
Information: http://www.artomi.org/calendar-section.php?Upcoming-1
Idil Kemer is a recipient of the 2016 TCF Cultural Exchange Fellowship.

Massachusetts - Boston
Date: July 21, 2016
Summit: ATC's U.S.-Turkey Innovation Summit
Place: Knafel Auditorium, Harvard University
Information: http://www.the-atc.org/summit2/

New York
Date: July 09 - 15, 2016
Film Festival: New York State International Film Festival
Place: The Madison Theater, 1036 Madison Ave, Albany, NY 12208
Information: http://www.nysiff.com/
This program is sponsored by a grant from the Turkish Cultural Foundation.

New York
Date: April 27 - July 24, 2016
Exhibition: Court and Cosmos: The Great Age of the Seljuqs
Place: The Metropolitan Museum, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1000 Fifth Avenue, New York, New York 10028-0198
Information: http://www.metmuseum.org/exhibitions/listings/2016/court-and-cosmos

Pennsylvania - Philadelphia
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/information/press-room/press-releases/1009-treasures-from-turkey-to-be-featured-in-world-premiere-exhibition-at-the-penn-museum
This program is sponsored by a major grant from the Turkish Cultural Foundation.

CANADA
Ottawa
Date: September 05 - 11, 2016
Festival: Ottawa Turkish Festival
Place: 335 Michael Cowpland Dr. Kanata, K2M 2C5
Information: http://www.ottawafestivals.ca/event/ottawa-turkish-festival/

Vermont
Date: August 13, 2016
Concert: Mehmet Polat Trio Summer & Fall 2016 Tour
Place: Skinny Pancake, 60 Lake Street, Burlington, Vermont
The artists are recipients of the Turkish Cultural Foundation's Cultural Exchange Fellowship.

Toronto
Date: August 11, 2016
Concert: Mehmet Polat Trio Summer & Fall 2016 Tour
Place: Aga Khan Museum, 77 Wynford Dr, Toronto
Information: www.agakhanmuseum.org/performing-arts/event/world-music-series-mehmet-polat-trio
The artists are recipients of the Turkish Cultural Foundation's Cultural Exchange Fellowship.

Calgary
Date: July 29 - 31, 2016
Festival: 9th Calgary Turkish Festival
Place: Eau Claire Market, 200 Barclay Parade SW, Calgary, AB T2P 4R5
Information: http://calgaryturkishfestival.com/

GREECE
Athens
Date: March 24 - September 25, 2016
Exhibition: "Drawings of Ottoman Istanbul" by Thomas Hope
Place: Benaki Museum, 1 Koumbari St. & Vassilis Sofias Ave / Museum of Islamic Art: 22 Ag. Asomaton & 12 Dipilou St.
Information: http://www.benaki.gr/index.asp?lang=en&id=202010001&sid=1909

ITALY
Padua
Date: October 20 - 22, 2016
Presentation: “Characterization of 19th Century Istanbul Kandilli Yazmas (hand painted textiles)” by Dr. Recep Karadağ, TCF Cultural Heritage Preservation and Natural Dyes Laboratory-DATU, at the Textiles and Dyes in the Mediterranean Economy and society, VI. Purpureae Vestes International Symposium
Place: National Museum of Altinum (Museo Nazionale Altinate)
Information: http://purpureaevestes.weebly.com/

Pisa
Date: October 05 - 08, 2016
Presentation: “Turkey Red“ by Dr. Recep Karadağ, TCF Cultural Heritage Preservation and Natural Dyes Laboratory-DATU, at the Dyes in History and Archaeology 35
Place: Auditorium of the Polo Piagge Università di Pisa
Information: http://www.scich.it/dha35/

POLAND
Warsaw
Date: September 21 - 23, 2016
Congress: The Fourth International Congress of Turkology "Turkic Peoples Through the Ages and Lands…"
Place: “Stary BUW” (Old Library of the University of Warsaw), ul. Krakowskie Przedmieście 26/28, Warsaw
Information: www.orient.uw.edu.pl/congress_of_turkology.html

TURKEY
İstanbul
Date: November 18 - 19, 2016
Conference: "The Mercantile Effect: On art and exchange in the Islamicate world during 17th – 18th centuries" convened by the Courtauld Institute of Art, the Pera Museum and the Gingko Library
Place: The Pera Museum, Meşrutiyet Cad 65, Tepebaşı, Beyoğlu, Istanbul
Information: http://www.gingkolibrary.com/conferences/2016-conference/call-for-papers/

İstanbul
Date: September 26, 2016
Conference: ‘The Effects and Contributions of Levantines in the development of Beyoğlu / Pera and Galata Neighbourhoods: A long heritage of Trade, Culture and Arts since 1453’
Place: TBA, Beyoğlu, Istanbul
Information: http://www.levantineheritage.com/pdf/LHF-Istanbul-2016-Conference.pdf

İstanbul
Date: July 27, 2016
Event: Turkish National Youth Orchestra
Place: UNIQ Istanbul, Ayazağa Caddesi No 4, Ayazağa, Maslak, Istanbul
Information: http://www.genclikfilarmoni.org/

İstanbul
Date: July 11 - August 17, 2016
Event: 28th ENKA Open Air Culture and Arts Meetings
Place: ENKA Eşra Denizhan Open Air Theatre, Sadi Gülçelik Spor Sitesi, Istiniye, Istanbul
Information: http://www.cornucopia.net/events/28th-enka-open-air-culture-and-arts-meetings/

Bodrum
Date: July 03 - August 11, 2016
Festival: 13th International Gümüşlük Classical Music Festival
Place: Ancient Stone Quarry, Gümüşlük, Bodrum, Muğla
Information: http://www.gumuslukfestival.org/en/

İstanbul
Date: June 27 - July 25, 2016
Festival: 23rd Istanbul Jazz Festival
Information: http://caz.iksv.org/en/program

İstanbul
Date: June 24 - September 18, 2016
Exhibition: Byzantium’s Other Empire: Trebizond
Place: Research Centre for Anatolian Civilisations, İstiklal Caddesi No. 181, Merkez Han, Beyoğlu, İstanbul
Information: http://www.cornucopia.net/events/byzantiums-other-empire-trebizond/

İstanbul
Date: June 22 - November 27, 2016
Exhibition: İnci Eviner Retrospective: Who's Inside You?
Place: Istanbul Modern, Meclis-i Mebusan Caddesi, Antrepo No. 4, Tophane, Istanbul
Information: http://istanbulmodern.org/en/exhibitions/upcoming-exhibitions/inci-eviner-retrospective_1847.html

İstanbul
Date: June 02 - December 18, 2016
Photography Exhibition: "People Attract People" The Adventure of Humanity in the Photography of Turkey
Place: Istanbul Modern, Meclis-i Mebusan Caddesi, Antrepo No. 4, Tophane, Istanbul
Information: http://istanbulmodern.org/en/exhibitions/upcoming-exhibitions/people-attract-people_1855.html

İstanbul
Date: May 25 - August 15, 2016
Art Exhibition: "In Pursuit of an Artist: Istanbul-Paris-Istanbul" by Mario Prassinos
Place: Pera Museum, Meşrutiyet Cad 65, Tepebaşı, Beyoğlu, Istanbul
Information: http://www.peramuseum.org/Exhibition/Mario-Prassinos/193

İstanbul
Date: May 18 - December 31, 2016
Exhibition: Masters of Cinema in Turkey
Place: Istanbul Modern, Meclis-i Mebusan Caddesi, Antrepo No. 4, Tophane, Istanbul
Information: http://istanbulmodern.org/en/exhibitions/upcoming-exhibitions/masters-of-cinema-in-turkey-lutfi-akad_1860.html

UNITED KINGDOM
London
Date: October 27 - November 01, 2016
Film Festival: 21st London Turkish Film Festival (LTFF)
Place: O2 Cineworld, Rio Cinema, Dalston, ODEON Panton Street - London
Information: http://www.ltff.co.uk/

London
Date: September 27, 2016
Concert: usic Futures Festival: Salih Can Gevrek, Yume Fujise & Amiran Zenaishvili
Place: Asia House, 63 New Cavendish St, London W1G 7LP
Information: http://asiahouse.org/events/music-futures-festival-salih-can-gevrek-yume-fujise-amiran-zenaishvili/

London
Date: September 26 - 29, 2016
Festival: "Talent Unlimited" the opening concert features AyşeDeniz Gökçin and Nadav Hertzka
Place: Asia House, 63 New Cavendish Street, London W1G 7LP
Information: http://talentunlimited.promogogo.com/lp/talent-unlimited-at-asia-house

London
Date: September 26, 2016
Concert: Music Futures Festival 2016: Ayşe Deniz Gökçin and Nadav Hertzka
Place: Asia House, 63 New Cavendish St, London W1G 7LP
Information: http://asiahouse.org/events/music-futures-festival-aysedeniz-gokcin-nadav-hertzka/

London
Date: September 12, 2016
Lecture: “Turkey Beyond The Headlines” by Kaya Genç
Place: Asia House, 63 New Cavendish St, London W1G 7LP
Information: http://asiahouse.org/events/turkey-beyond-headlines/