Orhan Kemal Cultural Centre

Orhan Kemal Cultural Centre (Turkish: Orhan Kemal Kültür Merkezi), is a complex in the Çukurova district of Adana, that is composed of a theatre hall, three exhibition halls and a school of arts.[1] The center is located next to the Çukurova Municipality Hall, on Türkmenbaşı Boulevard.

Orhan Kemal Cultural Centre
Çukurova Belediyesi Kültür Merkezi
AddressBelediye Evleri mah., Çukurova
OwnerÇukurova Municipality
TypeCultural complex
Capacity600 (theater hall)
Current useTheatre, Exhibition Hall, School of Art
Opened20 September 2013

The cultural centre was opened in September 20, 2013 together with the City Hall and the Town Park. The centre was initially named the Çukurova Municipality Cultural Centre. On January 7, 2015, the cultural center is renamed 'Orhan Kemal Kültür Merkezi' at the centennial of Orhan Kemal, one of the most productive Turkish novelist who died in 1970.[2]

The Center

600-seater theatre hall of the Center hosts the Çukurova Town Theatre and community theater groups. Çukurova Town Theatre performs every Tuesday here from October to May.

Turhan Selçuk School of Arts is a facility for learning photography, caricature and drawing.[3]


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