Tofaş Bursa Anatolian Anatolian Cars and Carriages Museum hosts another new and interesting exhibition. “Time Machines” exhibition covering the history of clocks and watches which reaches at thousand years and their evolution until today, opened in the Tofaş Arts Gallery within the museum with the attendance of Tofaş CEO Kamil Başaran and Bursa Governor Şahabettin Harput. 1800 clocks including the ones with an history exceeding 100 years and tools of clock repairers (ephemera) belonging to Master Architect Naim Arnas is being displayed in the exhibition.
“Bursa has a particular meaning and value for Tofaş. As Tofaş, we strive to support the social and cultural environment of Bursa and to add value to the life of Bursa habitants while contributing to the economy of Bursa and Turkey with our commercial activities. Tofaş Anatolian Vehicles Museum that we are in and its important section of Tofaş Arts Gallery are the most valuable credentials of this sensibility… We are glad to bring together the ‘Time Machines’ which is our 3rd comprehensive exhibition with the people of Bursa in our Tofaş Arts Gallery by which we have found the opportunity of making wide masses to practice different experiences until today. Considering our life as no more than a time loop I believe that we will gather very valuable information from this exhibition which contains very precious pieces regarding clocks and the concept of time. I wish our fellow townsmen and those art-lovers passing through Bursa to enjoy our exhibition.” Said Tofaş CEO Kamil Başaran in the opening statement of the exhibition.
Tofaş Bursa Anatolian Cars and Carriages Museum, after renewal works in the Umurbey Information Park Complex, was opened to visit in 2012. The museum is the one and only Anatolian Vehicles Museum in Turkey. Tofaş Arts Gallery is in the service of art-lovers since 2008 within historical Umurbey Bath as well. The museum and arts gallery which are considered as special gifts of Tofaş to the cultural and artistic environment of Bursa and Turkey, has hosted before ‘Old Bowl, Old Bath (The Same Old Story)” exhibition which used to embrace public bath culture since Antique Rome till today and ‘Toys Exhibition’ which used to demonstrate the evolution of toys from past to present. The museum and arts gallery has received more than 400 thousand visitors up to the present.