City of Istanbul is proud to play a vital role in the cultural life of the city. Committed to the development of arts and culture in the City of Istanbul, the Culture Division undertakes a range of responsibilities including:
- the operation and administration of many museums, historic sites, performing and visual arts centres;
- financial support for cultural activity and individual artists;
- encouraging public art projects in both private and public developments;
- assisting a wide range of community arts organizations in accessing and sharing municipal services and facilities.