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- Created: Tuesday, 13 September 2011 14:39
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The building which now houses the museum of cartoon art was built in the early 1900's and was originally used as a residence.
It is two-story buildingwith an area of 265 square meters. The building is a typical wooden "Eskisehir" house located in the area where the city was first founded.
The museum, the first of its kind in turkey, is a part of the research center for cartoon art. In the museum,
there are two separate hall , halls for local cartoonists and Turkish renowned cartoonists. The museum also houses a library and space where artists can work.
The cartoons in the archive will be exhibited in the permanent exhibition hall .
The works of cartoonists from Turkey and abroad will also be exhibited in the temporary exhibition hall. Through the changing exhibitions the changes in cartoon art will be exhibited which will lead to a constantly developing museum.
The library in the museum will be available to researchers. Books, postcards, posters and souvenirs will be on sale at the museum. As it is the case all over the world, museums are able to increase the number of their collection through donations and contributions from artists.
The museum welcomes contributions from cartoonists all over the world.
Eğitim Karikatürleri Müzesi
Akcami Mh. Malhatun Sk. No:6
Tel:0 (222) 230 02 01
0 (222) 335 05 80 / 1693