Izmir Metropolitan Municipality’s art-lover mayor Tunç Soyer and the members of the Izmir Economic Development Board visited Arkas Art Urla, the third Art Center opened by Arkas Holding in Izmir. Mr. Soyer and the members of the board were accompanied by Arkas Holding Chairman Lucien Arkas.
Artworks exhibited in the Arkas Collection have been selected according to Arkas Holding Chairman Lucien Arkas’ personal interest in art and collecting and they have been on display at Arkas Art Urla since September 2020. Arkas Art Urla has been attracting great attention since its opening, although it can accept a limited number of visitors due to the pandemic. Izmir Metropolitan Municipality’s art-lover mayor Tunç Soyer and the members of the Izmir Economic Development Board visited Arkas Art Urla, which has attracted significant attention from the business and art communities in Izmir.
Arkas Art Urla’s architecture, built with natural stones, was designed to be in harmony and integrity with its natural environment. The Arkas Collection exhibited in this building sheds light on different periods and draws international attention as a comprehensive collection that includes various forms of art and craft consisting of paintings, sculptures, carpets, armor, and glass objects by local and foreign artists.
With all necessary hygiene and public health measures implemented, Arkas Art Urla is now open to visitors every Tuesday and Thursday from 11.00 to 17:00 with reservation.