9 Enchanting Art Exhibitions You Need To See In Lebanon

If you’re a fan of art or simply looking to explore something new, attending an art exhibition is a fantastic and enlightening experience.

These events showcase a range of traditional and innovative works, providing an inclusive space for all to appreciate the beauty of art.

Here are 9 art exhibitions that are sure to leave a lasting impression on all those who attend:

While We’re Young

If you’re a fan of contemporary art and fashion, you won’t want to miss While We’re Young! Located in the heart of Mar Mikhael, this unique space is more than just an exhibition and retail store – it’s a celebration of the city and a testament to the power of art and fashion to inspire and uplift.

Right now, they’re showcasing an exclusive exhibition called “The King and Queen,” featuring a vibrant playing card series created by the talented artist Nathan Paddison. Through his art, Paddison invites us to see the world in a new light, using everyday objects, his favorite animals, and a nod to the past to create something truly magical.

They’re open Monday through Sunday, from 10am to 10pm. For more info: 03 333 453.

Looking for a modern and creative space that celebrates the vibrant culture of Beirut? Look no further than Chaos!

This dynamic venue, located in the heart of the city, is a hub of creativity and inspiration, showcasing a range of stunning artworks that capture the essence of love, forgiveness, and Lebanon’s unique spirit.

From awe-inspiring sculptures to breathtaking paintings, this collection truly has it all. And now, for a limited time only, Chaos is proud to present their latest exhibition: “Mingle.”

Featuring the works of 10 talented Lebanese artists, this exhibit is a celebration of diversity and individuality, with each piece of art communicating a unique message and level of significance to every viewer.

Chaos opens daily from 11am to 8pm. For more info: 03 761 769.

This unique space, located in the vibrant neighborhood of Gemmayze, was created with a mission to bring more beauty and inspiration to the city.

For founder Zeid El Amine, the gallery is a deeply personal tribute to his father, who tragically lost his life in the devastating Beirut Port Blast on August 4th.

Through his art, El Amine seeks to honor his father’s memory and share a message of hope, renewal, and resilience that transcends cultural and geographic boundaries.

At Aout Gallery, you’ll find a diverse range of art that combines different cultures and themes, from sorrow to joy, from tradition to innovation. This art space truly stands out for its commitment to bridging divides and bringing people together through the power of art.

The exhibitions are open Monday through Saturday from 10am to 6pm. For more info: 03 891 041.

The Sfeir-Semler Gallery is your go-to destination for the latest and greatest in cutting-edge art, featuring works with a sleek and minimalistic aesthetic that truly stand out from the crowd.

As a hub of cross-cultural expression, this gallery is dedicated to showcasing ambitious solo shows that bridge the gap between Western and Middle Eastern art.

From groundbreaking installations to stunning sculptures, you’ll find a wealth of inspiration and beauty in every corner.

Right now, the gallery is proud to present the works of Samia Halaby, a visionary artist whose highly colorful textured pieces capture the essence of growth and change found in nature.

Through her art, Halaby invites us to see the world in a new light, exploring the transformative power of nature and the human spirit.

They are open Monday to Friday, from 10am to 6pm., and on Saturdays from 11am to 5pm. For more info: 01 566 550.

Art on 56th

Nestled in the heart of Gemmayze, this dynamic and independent space is a hub of innovation and inspiration, showcasing a diverse range of art that pushes the boundaries of culture, politics, and creativity.

From stunning paintings to intricate sculptures, from breathtaking paper works to thought-provoking video installations, Art on 56th embodies the power of art in all its forms.

With a commitment to introducing fresh approaches and new perspectives to the art world, this exhibition truly stands out as a beacon of creativity and imagination.

Their opening hours are from 11am to 6pm from Tuesday to Saturday. For more info: 01 570 331.

Art District Beirut

Whether you’re a seasoned photography enthusiast or a curious collector, you’ll find plenty to love at this dynamic and inspiring gallery.

On March 7th, Art District is proud to present a special exhibition: “Women by Women.” Created by three talented women – Anna Bondavalli Ward, Nadine Ashkar, and Hanan Roz – this exhibition uses photography and mech sculptures to explore the complex and multifaceted beauty of women.

With a vision that is both personal and universal, these artists seek to challenge the objectification and commercialization of women in today’s society, inviting us to see the world in a new and empowering light.

Through their art, they celebrate the strength, resilience, and beauty of women everywhere.

The exhibition is open Tuesday through Saturday from 10am to 6pm. For more info: 81 680 069.

Aishti Foundation

he Aishti Foundation, located in the vibrant neighborhood of Dbayeh, is proud to present their latest collection: “Dark Light: Realism in the Age of Post-Truths.”

Featuring the works of over one hundred talented artists and more than two hundred stunning pieces from the Tony and Elham Salamé Collection, this exhibition is a thought-provoking exploration of the significance and roles of figurative representation in contemporary art.

From hard-hitting truths about aging and intimacy to critical approaches to figuration and contemporary magical realism, this collection truly has it all. With a commitment to capturing the complexities and contradictions of modern life, “Dark Light” invites us to see the world in a new and inspiring way.

The exhibition opens Wednesday to Sunday from 12pm to 7pm and tickets are 150,000LL for adults and 75,000LL for children under 18. For more info: 04 717 716.

Galerie Janine Rubeiz

This vibrant and dynamic space is a celebration of creativity and imagination, showcasing a range of influential international artists and emerging young talents.

And on March 8th, the gallery is proud to present a special exhibition: Leila Jabre Jureidini’s “Filiation: A Legacy Revisited.” Through her stunning art, Jureidini invites us to explore the complex and fascinating history of her family’s weaving factory, sharing her personal experiences and vision of the world.

With a commitment to honoring the past while embracing the future, this exhibition is a testament to the power of art to inspire and uplift us all.

Located in Raouche, the gallery opens from Tuesday to Saturday from 10am to 6pm. For more info: 01 868 290

Carre d’Artistes

This global network of over 30 galleries is a hub of inspiration and imagination, featuring a range of Lebanese and international artists who truly push the boundaries of tradition.

And now, for a limited time only, Carre d’Artiste is proud to present their latest collection: “Words Unspoken.”

Featuring a vast variety of contemporary portraits, this exhibition is a thought-provoking exploration of the connection between the individual and society, as well as the concept of identity and the ever-changing perspective of figurative art.

With a commitment to pushing the boundaries of what’s possible in the art world, “Words Unspoken” truly embodies the spirit of innovation and creativity that defines Carre d’Artiste.

The gallery opens from Monday to Saturday from 10am to 7pm. For more info: 01 999 982.

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