Hosted by Sabancı University Sakıp Sabancı Museum, under the sponsorship of Sabancı Holding, “The Prince’s Extraordinary World: Abdülmecid Efendi” exhibition, which offers a comprehensive perspective on Abdülmecid Efendi, the last heir and the last caliph of the Ottoman Empire, and the first and only caliph elected by the Turkish Grand National Assembly; has been extended until Sunday, 3 July due to the great interest it has attracted.
The exhibition titled “The Prince’s Extraordinary World: Abdülmecid Efendi” comprises Abdülmecid Efendi’s artworks, most of which are exhibited together for the first time. Apart from being a significant painter, he had taken on the patronage of many artists and institutions, and was also interested in calligraphy, music and literature. Along with his paintings, his letters, family photos, some of which remained unknown; menus and invitation cards for the numerous meals hosted in his mansion in Bağlarbaşı, rare documents and photographs, brochures and catalogues of the exhibitions he participated as an artist and art patron, concert and theater tickets of the programs he frequently attended and newspaper news about him are being showcased.
The exhibition “The Prince’s Extraordinary World: Abdülmecid Efendi” organized with the support of Sabancı Holding, can be visited at SSM until Sunday, July 3, between 10:00 – 18:00 except for Mondays, and 10:00 – 20:00 on Saturdays.