The Bayramov House-Museum is currently planning our next series of exhibitions and related events, to be announced in the autumn of 2015. Check our social media outlets for the latest updates!
IN THE NEWS
Turkmen artist Durdy Bayramov’s daughter displays father’s work in North York house: As a small boy who lost his parents in the early 1940s, Durdy Bayramov found food was so scarce he and his fellow orphans had to eat grass. But when the smiling Turkmen artist died this year on Valentine’s Day at the age of 75, his paintings hung in galleries and museums from Germany to Japan…
SCOTIABANK CONTACT PHOTOGRAPHY FESTIVAL
Featured Exhibition – Through the Eyes of Durdy Bayramov: Turkmen Village Life, 1960s—80s: Durdy Bayramov (1938–2014) was an acclaimed Eurasian artist whose paintings hang in museums and private collections around the world. Exhibited for the first time, Bayramov’s black-and-white photographs were taken in the rural villages of his native Turkmenistan….
TELVE (NEWSLETTER OF THE TURKISH SOCIETY OF CANADA)
An Interview with the Durdy Bayramov Art Foundation: We know Mr. Durdy Bayramov as a great artist and photographer. Now, there is the newly established Durdy Bayramov Art Foundation in Toronto. We believe that Telve readers and the Canadian Turkish community would be happy to know more about Mr. Bayramov.
Durdy Bayramov Art Exhibition: Curated by Durdy’s daughter Keya Bayramov as well as Leanne Simaan, this is the first time Bayramov’s work has been exhibited in Canada. Funds raised through the sale of prints at the exhibition will be donated to the Canadian Cancer Society to support the fight against cancer.
Durdy Bayramov: My life belongs to art and art belongs to the people: The poppies of the foothills of Ashgabat blossom within Durdy Bayramov’s canvases. He has captured the essence of children and adults caught in the act of playing, pondering and creating. It is hard to believe that Bayramov is no longer with us.
Through the Eyes of Durdy Bayramov: Turkmen Village Life, 1960s-80s: Last month the Durdy Bayramov Art Foundation featured an exhibition entitled Through the Eyes of Durdy Bayramov: Turkmen Village Life, 1960s-80s. This exhibition featured culturally and historically significant black-and-white photographs of village life in Turkmenistan from the personal archive of acclaimed Eurasian artist Durdy Bayramov.
Durdy Bayramov Art Foundation: The newly founded Durdy Bayramov Art Foundation is a non-profit organization dedicated to making visual arts accessible and affordable for a wide range of audiences through education outreach programs and scholarship awards.
Tours of the Bayramov Museum are available during our normal hours of operation and by appointment. Please contact us to arrange a fun and fascinating visit for your group.
HOURS AND LOCATION
Hours: Open Monday and Thursday, 12:00-5:00 pm
2647 Bayview Avenue, Toronto, Ontario M2L 1B8, Canada
Contact: Telephone: 647-344-6898; Fax: 647-344-6889
To me, true happiness is the freedom to devote myself to art and I ask for nothing more
– Durdy Bayramov
Celebrating Durdy Bayramov’s life and legacy by educating and inspiring through fine art
- CURRENT EXHIBITIONS
Through the Eyes of Durdy Bayramov: Turkmen Village Life, 1960s-80s features photographs taken by Durdy Bayramov in the rural villages of his native Turkmenistan. Our permanent exhibition halls include selected paintings by Durdy Bayramov.
- MUSEUM TOURS
Tours of the Bayramov House-Museum are available during our normal ours of operation and by appointment, please contact us to arrange a fun and fascinating visit for your group.
- INTERN OR VOLUNTEER
The Durdy Bayramov Art Foundation relies on the valued contributions of student interns and volunteers in order to carry out its mission. Please contact us for further information on how you can join our team!
Visit our shop and check out our art prints, posters, and other products featuring the art of Durdy Bayramov, as well as our selection of art books and handicrafts from Turkmenistan. You can also visit our online store here.
- LIBRARY AND ARCHIVES
The Bayramov Library and Archives contains a collection of prized art books amassed by the artist, as well as correspondence, news, magazine, journal articles, and other related documents.
Your donation helps the Durdy Bayramov Art Foundation carry out its artistic and educational mission. Contribute to our scholarship award program for aspiring artists, or to our educational and research programs that bring art into everyday life.