A new approach to art and cultureA new approach to art and culture

In order for a cultural awareness and memory to fully come into being, Garanti has aimed at determining society’s need for cultural environments that will allow research and production, and to create a cultural institution that is authentic, autonomous and will develop in interaction with its users.

SALT was formed by restructuring cultural organizations that operated within Garanti as an independent entity in 2011.

From 2011 until the end of 2015, Salt Beyoğlu, Salt Galata and Salt Ulus in Ankara hosted 67 exhibitions, 1,241 events in conjunction with the exhibitions, and 459 guided exhibition tours and workshops for students, as well as publishing 14 comprehensive publications. The number of people who visited Salt Beyoğlu, Salt Galata and Salt Ulus totalledtotaled 1,638,107 during the same period.