Private: The Artist’s Journal: Istanbul
/ Schedule

May 27 – June 13
3 studio credits
Course number IPD-3823-A


May 27 – June 13
With the exception of the free days, we will draw daily. Ten final “journal” pieces, based on the sketchbook, will be due by September 2013.

Monday, May 27
Tour of Beyoglu
Welcome dinner

Tuesday, May 28
Archeological Museum: History of Istanbul; Hagia Sophia Museum; underground cisterns

Wednesday, May 29
Drawing Byzantium tour with artist Trici Venola

Thursday, May 30
Church of the Chora Museum (with lecture); Yedi Kule tour of the Ancient City walls; dinner at the Suleymaniye Mosque complex

Friday, May 31
Prince’s Islands (by ferry)

Saturday, June 1
Free time (studio open to work)

Sunday, June 2
Free time (studio open to work)

Monday, June 3
Spice Market; Rüstem Pasa Mosque; Eminönü and Tahtakale neighborhood tour

Tuesday, June 4
Blue Mosque; Museum of Turkish and Islamic Arts; Cankurtaran tour; traditional seafood dinner

Wednesday, June 5
Drawing and shopping the Grand Bazaar and its countless “Hans” with Trici Venola; lecture and presentation on carpet-making

Thursday, June 6
Topkapi Palace: pavilions, collections, grounds

Friday, June 7
Asiatic shores of Istanbul

Saturday, June 8
Free time

Sunday, June 9
Free time

Monday, June 10
Life drawing; belly dancing lesson; private tour of the Pera Museum

Tuesday, June 11
Landscape drawing at the Fort of Rumeli Hisari; Bosphorus tour by ferry

Wednesday, June 12
Contemporary galleries and museums of Istanbul; Santral Istanbul and the Koç Museum on the shores of the Golden Horn; final sketchbook presentation and critique; farewell dinner

Thursday, June 13
Program ends

For further information contact Carolyn Hinkson-Jenkins, program coordinator,
via e-mail: [email protected]; phone: 212.592.2161; fax: 212.592.2014.