The Sursock Museum is one of the most renowned museums in Lebanon. Located on Rue Sursock in Beirut, it is the home of a large contemporary art collection which opened in 1961. It is the perfect place to visit for those who are interested in oriental and modern art, and who want to discover and learn more about the beauty of Lebanese architecture. The museum has a permanent collection and a library. Also, it regularly hosts exhibitions that play an essential role in the art dimension of Lebanon. These are the exhibitions that you can attend in the next two weeks!
In the Archives of Richard A. Chahine
Date: May 10,2018 – June 4, 2018 Location: Library – Level 1 About: Richard A. Chahine is local antiquarian. He extensively researched about the rich cultural heritage of Lebanon and the region. The exhibition displays his documents, photographs, and press cuts.
Through the Crowd – A Selection of Images from The Fouad Debbas Collection
https://www.facebook.com/sursockmuseum/photos/pcb.1519538418347856/1519536121681419/?type=3&theater Date: March 9, 2018 – June 4, 2018 Location: The Fouad Debbas Collection Gallery – Level 1 About: Fouad Debbas is a Lebanese photographer, author, and photojournalist. His camera captured Lebanon in all its aspects. Click here for more information.
Abed Al Kadiri – The Story of the Rubber Tree
Date: March 9, 2018 – June 4, 2018 Location: Twin Galleries About: This exhibition explores Beirut’s abandoned houses, frequently re-inhabited and invaded by rubber trees. Abed Al Kadiri’s new painting, sculpture, and video works portray the complexity and memories of such places making rubber trees witnesses to the past. Click here for more information.