Check Out These Art Galleries in Istanbul

Its unique location between Asia and Europe has for decades made Istanbul a place of merging cultures. Nowadays, this merger is not only connected with classic arts but also with contemporary art. We gathered for you some of the coolest art galleries to check out on your next visit.


Dirimart had opened its doors in 2002, and since then it has been a great place to see some of the most interesting contemporary art by both local and international artists. It also publishes a magazine in English that will make it easier for you to plan your visit.

Address: Hacı Ahmet Mahallesi Irmak Caddesi DLP 1-9, 34440
Opening hours: Tuesday to Sunday from 10am to 7pm


This gallery focuses only on photography and aims to advance the importance of photography as part of contemporary art. Here you will find a nice collection of local photographers from different periods using different styles.

Address: Hoca Tahsin Sokak, No:16, Karaköy, Karaköy, 34425
Opening hours: Tuesday to Saturday from 11am to 7pm

Rampa Gallery

One of the largest galleries in Istanbul, Rampa gallery serves as both a place for displaying local and international arts as well as a place for research in the art fields. It has much international cooperation with different museums and galleries around the world and often exchanges works to enrich one another.

Address: Vişnezade, Akaretler, Şair Nedim Cd. No:21a, 34357 Beşiktaş/İstanbul
Opening hours: Tuesday to Saturday from 11am to 7pm