Baksı Museum introduction film was published.
The press release of the Volvo S90 was held at the Baksı Museum in a special event between 12-16 August in 2016.
Amphitheater construction, which is intended to be used in concerts, theaters and similar events to be held in the museum in the summer, has started.
The "Halkbank Children's Painting Competition" took place with the participation of the children of Halk Bank employees in the country. Workshops were held at the Baksı Museum between 23-26 June in 2016. As a result of these participations, 5 students who were choawn by the jury were given a computer as a prize by Halk Bank. All the students works’ who participated in the workshop were exhibited and certificates were given to the students.
It was organized in the Baksı Museum on 1-3 June in 2016 with the collaboration of Karadeniz Technical University, Istanbul Technical University Development Foundation and Baksı Culture and Art Foundation with the aim of examination, researching and evaluating the spaces created by cultures that existed for centuries in rural and urban dimensions.
The guests of "Anatolian Meetings" were welcomed at the Baksı Museum on 24-25 May in 2016.
The exhibition, which consists of pictures of Child Activity in Baksı Museum, opened on May 14, 2016.
"10th Istanbul Contemporary Art Fair" held on 12-15 November, participated with Charm Themed Designs directed by Özgül Yalım, Baksı Museum. In this project 9 designers' designs were exhibited.
Baksı Culture and Arts Foundation, 10. The Celebrations of the Year were held with great enthusiasm. The Bayburt protocol showed intense interest in the presentation of the ON exhibition media, which was organized with the participation of artists and press members, from Bayburt and surrounding cities. Bülent Ortaçgil, Erkan Oğur and Ismail Demircioğlu created unforgettable moments at the 10th Year Concert, which started at sunset which offered a fascinating atmosphere with a view overlooking Çoruh Valley. Baksı Culture and Arts Foundation celebrated its 10th year with special events. The "ON" exhibition, which was organized with the participation of Prof. Dr. Hüsamettin Koçan, Baksı Culture and Arts Foundation Chairman Oya Koçan and Bayburt protocol, exhibition curator Marcus Graf, artists Ali Kazma and Kemal Tufan, as well as numerous press members, invited guests and the citizens. Prof Dr Hüsamettin Koçan, who stated that his wishes for celebrating the 10th anniversary presented themselves after receiving the Council of Europe Museum Prize, said: "Here, on this beautiful hill, we are trying to do something with the warm hearts of these beautiful people for 10 years. Today's celebration is an expression of our desire to make this 10-year-old adventure a bit more visible, to understand where we came from and share it with you ". Emphasizing that Baksı Museum is a "futuristic" project, Koçan said, "The Baksı Museum is a project to invite everybody to everywhere they want to go. For this reason it will continue to produce and renew itself. This is actually a slight upheaval in a world in which life has "forces us" to "end," he said. Referring to the difficulties of coming to the present without capital power behind them, Koçan continued his words as follows: "The artists and volunteers were the ones who support us the most. We always felt the interest of the people from Bayburt who live abroad..."
ICOM International Corner Workshop, hosted by Turkey for the first time, took place from 23 to 26 July in 2015. 17 regional and 30 national museum representatives participated in the "Regional Magazines as a Driving Force for Development" Workshop, which was held at Baksı Museum, which won the 2014 Council of Europe Museum Prize for contributions to the cultural heritage and to the economy of the region. "The works of the Museums extend far beyond the walls of the museum and create a tremendous wave effect that transforms the society and the economy in the geographies in which they are located," they said in a conclusion report prepared by the participation of all participants after the workshop. Workshop organized by the cooperation of ICOM-Europe (ICOM), ICOM (ICOM International Regional Affairs Committee), ICOM-SEE (ICOM Southern European Regional Association) and Turkey, Azerbaijan, ICOM National Committees of Greece and Croatia, begin with speeches of the founder of Baksı Museum on 24 July. Dr. Hüsamettin Koçan, ICOM European Vice President Luis Raposo, ICOM Turkey President Zülküf Yilmaz, Bayburt Governor Yusuf Odabaş and Bayburt Mayor Mete Memiş. Prof. Dr. Hüsamettin Koçan expressed his regret that he had heard from terrorist attacks in his speech, "I know that you are following all the things that are happening on Syrian and Turkish border. Terror threatens humanity not only in this region but all over the world. With my belief in the power of peace, I hope that these days will be left behind as soon as possible”. "This story can be clearly seen in the resistance of the history of art against the destructors," Koçan said, referring to civilization as an honorable story of the oppression of oppressed oppressors. The museums tell this resistance. For this reason the museums are different, they have to be different" he said.
ICOM International Museology Workshop was held in Baksi Museum in July. The world's most respected museum representatives were getting ready to speak at the Baksı, "Regional Museums as the Driving Force of Development"... The Baksi Museum, owned by the European Parliamentary Assembly with the title of "Council of Europe's 2014 Museum of the Year", hosted the "International Museology Workshop" in the 10th year of its foundation. Workshop organized in collaboration with ICOM (International Council of Fine Arts) and Baksı Museum, 23-26 July in 2015 was held in Baksi Museum. 20 participants from the international field attended the workshop, which was organized under the title of "Regional Museums as the Driving Force of Development". In addition, around 50 local museum representatives took part in this special event. The main idea of the workshop, "socio-cultural and economic contributions from which the museums have established their presence," are the following:
- The connections which the museums can create with the area and cultural contexts
- Tangible and non-tangible cultural values and museum concept
- The contributions of regional museums’ to transfer potential into production
- Regional museums and the production / employment relationship
A comprehensive book of the workshop sponsored by TURSAB was published in two separate editions in English and Turkish.
Our renowned designers and leading distinguished brands of Turkey have brought together your Christmas shopping with evil eye themed designs they prepared for this special museum. The event took place on 4 December in Nişantaşı Özlem Süer House.
The Baksı Museum received the "2014 Annual Council of Europe Museum Award" given by the European Parliamentary Assembly on Tuesday, April 8, at the ceremony held in Palais Rohan, Strasbourg. The museum won the prize by outdistancing 37 museums from 22 countries. The bronze sculpture which is the symbol of the award, the work of Joan Miro will be exhibited at the Bayburt Baksı Museum for a year.
The Council of Europe Museum Award, which aims to reward the success of museums reflecting the richness of European cultures and to support creative models, given to Hüsamettin Koçan's Baksı Museum which was established in Bayburt in 2010. Strasbourg Mayor Roland Ries, President of the European Parliamentary Assembly Anne Brasseur and Chairman of the European Museum Forum Goranka Horjan gave a speech at the Palais Rohan ceremony and Hüsamettin Kocan received the award on behalf of Baksı Museum. Speaking at the ceremony, Koçan said that thanks to the artists, locals of Bayburt, especially women and children’s faith and enthusiasm, Baksı Museum become what it is today. Stating that the museum was born out of the idea of solving the problems such as loss of cultural values and alienation that lived in the region due to social erosion, Koçan continued his speech as follows: "Key words for Baksı Museum are peripheral, civil sustainability, production, migration, alienation, cultural democracy, artists, women and children. These words are also the titles of our dreams. Our path was always to walk to people's stories, to the lives that pushed-aside, forgotten people and prejudices. In response to the destroying pressure of the prejudices, we chose to be stand with people. Because our goal is to bring life back to the Bayburt, which is one of the most intensively migrating regions of Turkey, to revitalize the economic life of the region by bringing art back to life... Our other goal is to create a culture-arts center where we can exhibit the traditional arts that the people in the area started to loose and the contemporary arts together. Thus, we believe that we will be able to close the distance between us and the center by carrying peripheral artifacts. The Council of Europe Museum Prize, which we are entitled to receive today, shows us once more that we are right to believe in these... "