Against a stark white backdrop, vibrant works of art invade every corner of Août, a beautiful new gallery in Gemmayze, Beirut. We speak to its founder, Zeid El Amine, to learn more about why he decided to create this refreshing space during such an uncertain time.
Beirut has long played muse to painters, designers, poets, writers, sculptors and musicians, who have traveled from far and wide in search of inspiration.
Beirut is a city of discovery; and there’s never been a better time to get under the skin of the capital. With the support of the Lebanese Ministry of Tourism, we highlight 20 of the top things to do.
Four months after the catastrophic blast that rocked the capital, a group of volunteers has come together to create the Beirut City of Life initiative. We learn more about how the project began and the month-long program of events.
There is no shortage of places to stay and things to do in Lebanon, so much so that we could all do with a helping hand. Take a look at our selection of beaches, wineries, museums and guesthouses with this handy Google Map.
Anjar has long been known as a place of refuge for Armenians whose ancestors fought heroically against the Turks in a 40-day battle on the mountain of Musa Dagh in 1915. Today, the town is steeped in history and has become an unexpected art hub.
Like many other sectors, Lebanon’s art scene has had to adapt to numerous challenges. Joumana Rizk-Yarak, founder and managing director of MIRROS, a communication and media services company whose clients include a number of art galleries and art spaces in Lebanon, tells us more about what’s happening in the country and the importance of fostering cultural awareness.
“Refugees’ Camps in Lebanon, the Unsustainable Precarity” by Houda Kassatly is the first online exhibition of the Alice Mogabgab Gallery.
Used by numerous religions to mark the repetitions of prayers, chants or devotions, misbaha (prayer beads) are an important part of Lebanese heritage.