From 16 to 19 July 2019, the Turkish Creative City of Kütahya is organizing “The Cradle of Foundation: Domaniç Exhibition” in İzmir. The main objective of this social project is to contribute to the economic and social development of Domaniç Province, strengthen the cooperation between stakeholders and artists.
On 25 March 2019, Kütahya Adult Education Institute will launch a museum and an exhibition in celebration of the 408th birthday of Evliya Çelebi.
From 1 to 8 February, Kütahya, UNESCO Creative City of Crafts and Folk Art, will be presenting “The Cradle of Foundation: Domaniç Exhibition” in Ankara, Turkey. The event represents one of the outcomes of a project undertaken by Kütayha in Domaniç, located in Kütahya province.
On 19 and 20 November, the Turkish Creative City of Kütahya will be hosting the first International Ahmet Yakupoğlu City, Art and Design Symposium. The event will be interdisciplinary and will cover the fields of art, design, city, history, architecture, miniature and urban aesthetics. For its first edition, a focus will be put on the life and work of painter Ahmet Yakupoğlu and the identity of the city of Kütahya.
From 1 to 5 October, the Turkish Creative City of Crafts and Folk Art will be holding the third edition of its Dumlupınar Çini and Handicraft Festival. Organized by the Municipality and Dumlupınar University, Kütahya will showcase its rich expertise in çini making – a ceramic ware using glass powder, quartz and clay. As a newly designated UNESCO Creative City, Kütahya will also share its experience in managing cultural and creative industries through strong public-private partnerships.