The work on the Ayvalık Anatolian Civilizations Museum has come to an end. Ayvalık Mayor Mesut Ergin stated that they are excited to bring a new museum to the city.
Reminding that the Ayvalık Museum of Anatolian Civilizations will meet with art lovers in the building in the Swallow Life Center on Saturday, June 4, Mayor Mesut Ergin also said that on the centennial of the population exchange, the preparations for the “Exchange Museum” are continuing, and they are proud of bringing two museums to the city one after the other.
Emphasizing that more than 619 historical artifacts selected from Ayşe Mina Esen's collection, curated by Necdet Bezmen, will be presented to the visitors in Ayvalık, President Ergin said, “We are bringing a new cultural space to life. In addition to tourism, nature, appetizers, olive oil and gastronomy culture, we will entrust our city with a cultural heritage for future generations. Ayvalık will also be known as the city of museums. Artifacts from different parts of Anatolia dating from the Chalcolithic Age to the present will be exhibited in the museum. The collection will include terracotta, silver, bronze, iron, bone, glass daily use and ornaments, and marble sculptures. "I expect the museum to be the center of attention," he said.
On the other hand, Prof., who carried out the Ayvalık Ayazma restoration project in the selection of the artifacts in the Ayvalık Anatolian Civilizations Museum. Dr. Ömer Özyiğit also took part.