Gelibolu Primary School, Hamitköy Dr. Fazıl Küçük Primary School, Haspolat Primary School and Şehit Hasan Cafer Primary School and Bekirpaşa High School students visited the Cyprus Museum of Modern Arts, Cyprus Car Museum, Walled City Museum, GÜNSEL Art Museum and Herbarium and Natural History Museum, where science, art and technology are intertwined with art, and students had a week full of art, science and technology.
The students of the schools in the TRNC continue to meet with art by visiting the Museums of the Near East Enterprises. In the first week of April, 362 students, mostly primary school students, visited the Cyprus Museum of Modern Arts, Cyprus Car Museum, Walled City Museum, GÜNSEL Art Museum and Herbarium and Natural History Museum.
In March and February, 500 students from 10 schools participated in the cultural tours including 105 students from Gelibolu Primary School, 70 students from Hamitköy Dr.Fazıl Küçük Primary School, 52 students from Haspolat Primary School, 105 students from Şehit Hasan Cafer Primary School and 30 students from Bekirpaşa High School. The number of students visiting the Near East Enterprises museums in the last two months has reached 850. Students studying at schools in the TRNC will continue to be more closely acquainted with the inspiring power of art in the coming days.
Students spent hours full of art, culture and science!
Visiting the Cyprus Museum of Modern Arts, which is the largest contemporary art museum not only in Cyprus but also in the region with over 50 thousand works of art, students closely examined a rich collection of paintings and sculptures made up of works by artists belonging to 14 Turkish communities. In addition, many collections, from ship models to glassware and sword collections, provided entertaining moments for visitors, most of whom were primary school students. The Cyprus Car Museum, located on the Near East University campus, has become one of the museums where children spend the most time with its rich automobile collection as well as toys made from various machine parts, model car collection, pedal cars, Batman and transformers figures and many more.
At the Herbarium and Natural History Museum, students had the opportunity to examine 11 thousand of plant specimens, mushroom varieties, insect species, various reptile species, sea creatures, fossils and rocks, and the mountain history of Cyprus under one roof.
Visiting the Walled City Museum, the children admired many collections reflecting the cultural identity and history of Cyprus, as well as various historical events depicted on the ceilings of the museum, such as the Ottoman Empire’s conquest of Nicosia and the arrival of the British in Larnaca.