INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF SOCIAL HUMANITIES SCIENCES RESEARCH (JSHSR)

Abstract


PERSPECTIVE OF MUSEUM HOUSES IN ART TOURISM: THE SAMPLE OF THE ZEKI MUREN ART MUSEUM

Art tourism, as a subset of cultural tourism, combines culture and art within the framework of tourism. Art, artist and his works create a motivation for art-lovers in terms of travelling, and artistic visits that take place in tourism activities are examined in the field of art tourism. Art tourism, consisting of culture and art tourism practices, has a special and important place in terms of destinations, museums, museum houses, galleries, artists and tourism sector. Within the scope of the study, art tourism, the place and importance of museum houses in tourism were mentioned and Zeki Müren Art Museum in the Bodrum district of Muğla was investigated by using case study method. Some of the findings obtained from the research are as follows: The artist's own house was opened on 8 July 2000 with the purpose of becoming a museum. Household items belonging to the artist, car, stage costumes, jewelry, photographs, paintings, awards, special items, plaques, letters from fans, press clippings, a large number of works and materials, etc. are exhibited. In 2018 (January-November), 70,948 tourists visited the Zeki Müren Art Museum



Keywords
Art, Art tourism, Museum, Museum houses, Zeki Müren Art Museum



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