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From Historic House to Cultural Center

Students of gilding, calligraphy, ceramics and miniature courses held in the Historic Sürücü House restored by Denizli Metropolitan Municipality and transformed into a center of art, exhibited their works at Forum Çamlık Mall.

Denizli Metropolitan Municipality restored the Nuzhet Sürücü House last year and transformed it into a cultural home for many cultural and artistic events. The 50 students between the ages of 17 to 60 consisting of housewives, retired, students and from each professional group attended the gilding, calligraphy, ceramics and miniature free courses gave on certain days of the week. These students exhibited their works done during the courses at Forum Çamlık Mall. 
The opening of the exhibition was done by the Denizli Metropolitan Municipality Deputy Secretary General Mustafa Gökoğlan, Director of Denizli Metropolitan Municipality Cultural and Social Affairs Department Hüdaverdi Otaklı, students and those who came to see the exhibition. In the speech made at the exhibition's opening Denizli Metropolitan Municipality Deputy Secretary General Mustafa Gökoğlan, ''Finishing these courses all the students have become masters. They exhibit their master works here today. I wish all of them success in the future, ''he said. Later Gökoğlar walked along the exhibition and admired together with the citizens the works exhibited.
 

58 GILDING WORKS AND 53 CERAMIC WORKS WERE EXHIBITED
The exhibition of the 58 gliding works and 53 ceramic works realized in the Sürücü House will be opened at Forum Çamlık Mall until June 22nd. Estimated as dating from1800-1850, the Nuzhet Sürücü House was restored by the Metropolitan Municipality and opened for the citizens as a new historical value of our province. Within the restoration work interview rooms, the city archive that contains 130 thousand written document, library, exhibition rooms, education and courses rooms were done and transmitted to future under the name of Nuzhet Sürücü House.
Here we are organizing free courses such as line, wire break, ottoman language, tiles, gilding, miniatures and marbling for all citizens including retirees in order to spend a quality free time.
The new academic year course registration that will begin on September 1stare is ongoing. Everyone who is interested need to apply to the Department of Cultural and Social Affairs of Denizli Metropolitan Municipality. Courses and course materials are free and completely met by Denizli Metropolitan Municipality.