HUSSEIN MADI – six new sculptures at MACAM

Wednesday, 03 February 2016 by

Honoring Hussein Madi Sunday February 14, 2016 at 3 pm Six stunning metal sculptures that Madi donated to the museum were unveiled.   Bus Shuttle Service only on the day of the event Departure at 2pm from Beirut, Martyrs Square in front of Virgin Megastore, and ABC Dbayeh. Return to Beirut after the event, around

Kouri Nour

Monday, 01 February 2016 by

Born in Mexico City of Lebanese descendant, her family origins are from Jezzine. She holds a B.A. in social communications from the Anahuac University in Mexico. Nour Kuri showed her works in more than twenty solo exhibitions and participated in several collectives and installations. Her work is found  in private art  collections in Mexico, USA,

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Halabi Samia

Monday, 01 February 2016 by

Born in Jerusalem, Palestine in 1936. Her family moved to Lebanon in 1948, and three years later to the United States. Samia holds a Bachelor of Science and Design from the University of Cincinnati. She started her career in teaching art in Hawaii where she held her first solo exhibition. She became the first female

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Sayegh Mona

Monday, 01 February 2016 by

Born in Ghana in 1957, Mona pursued her education in Lebanon, got a degree in Economics from AUB, then embarked on a professional career in banking. She had thus no artistic formation nor any apprenticeship in the manual crafts. But living with a calligrapher and art critic exposed her to many art forms, including ceramics.

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Hajjar Dima

Monday, 01 February 2016 by

Born in 1968, Dima Hajjar is a Lebanese artist based in Beirut. She had three solo exhibitions in Beirut and participated in many group exhibitions, amongst them the Dak’Art Biennial Off in Dakar, and the 23rd Alexandria Biennial. Her artwork was awarded at the International Millennium Painting Competition in London, Stockholm, New York, the 4th

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Competition – THE AGE OF IRON

Thursday, 19 March 2015 by

And the Winners are… The winners in the AGE OF IRON Competition were announced in a ceremony on June 27 at MACAM. The First Prize was awarded to Ghassan Christo Saba for his sculpture ‘Arab Human Condition’ , the Second Prize went to Rudy Rahme for his sculpture ‘A Raft – One is Enough for

Fund raising for MACAM Theater

Thursday, 27 November 2014 by

One hundred thousand dollars is the fundraising target for creating a 200-seat theater at MACAM. Ex-Minister Nazem Khoury opened the campaign by pledging US$5,000. Brahim Zod, the laureate of the Age of Wood competition donated his prize of US$3,000 to the cause. Your CONTRIBUTION will make this unique project HAPPEN ! Get in touch with

MACAM Newsletter 54

Thursday, 27 November 2014 by

  Issue 54 November 2014 Monot Street Book Market on Saturday, 6 December The last street book market this year will take place on Saturday, December 6. Hopefully, the visits of the storms Micha and Nancy  will be over and it will be a sunny day to enjoy this convivial outdoor activity. If you want

Your Middle East – Nov 2014

Thursday, 20 November 2014 by

Art and amnesia in Lebanon The Lebanese patchwork Victor Argo meets with Lebanon’s artsy elite and asks whether the Lebanese are in fact world champions at forgetting. MACAM, Lebanon’s modern and contemporary art museum, is located on the hilltop of Alita, in the district of Jbeil/Byblos. It was inaugurated in June 2013, in two industrial

An Nahar – Nov 2014

Monday, 17 November 2014 by