Beirut Tower, Ground Floor, Zeitoune Street, Beirut, Lebanon / +961.1.374450 / ayyamgallery.com
Monday - Friday, 10 AM - 8 PM, & Saturday 12 PM - 6 PM
Founded in 2006, Ayyam Gallery is a leading arts organisation that manages the careers of diverse established and emerging artists. Blue-chip art spaces in Beirut and Dubai, a series of collaborative projects in the United States, Europe, and Asia, and a multinational non-profit arts programme have furthered the gallery’s mandate of expanding the parameters of international art. With its widely respected multilingual publishing division and a custodianship programme that manages the estates of pioneering artists, Ayyam Gallery has also contributed to recent efforts that document underrepresented facets of global art history.
5545 Mar Mikhael, Beirut, Lebanon / +961.3.686089 / carwangallery.com
By Appointment Only
The first contemporary design gallery in the Middle East, Carwan Gallery was founded in 2010 by the architects Nicolas Bellavance-Lecompte and Pascale Wakim.
Janine Rubeiz Gallery
1 Av. Charles De Gaulle Imm. Majdalani Raouché / +961.1.868.290 / galeriejaninerubeiz.com
Tuesday - Friday, 10 AM - 7 PM, & Saturday, 10 AM - 2 PM
Anchored by a strong commitment to Modern and Contemporary Lebanese art, Galerie Janine Rubeiz and its precursor Dar El Fan have played a major role, since 1967, in Beirut’s cultural and artistic scene. For the past fifty years, the gallery has been directed by its founder Janine Rubeiz and consequently by her daughter Nadine Begdache.Destroyed in 1976 by the war, Dar El Fan continued its program of exhibitions, film screenings, lectures and public events throughout 1990’s in Janine’s private residence. In 1993, her daughter took over the program continuing its commitment to exhibiting diverse artistic voices of recognized Lebanese artists living in the country and abroad, as well as hosting shows of important international artists.
Mark Hachem Gallery
Capital Gardens Building, Groud Floor, Beirut, Lebanon / +961.1.999313 / markhachem.com
Monday - Saturday, 10 AM - 7:30 PM
In 1996 Mark Hachem opens his first contemporary art gallery in the heart of Paris, on the Place de Vosges. A second gallery followed eleven years later, when Hachem inaugurated his Madison Avenue location in New York. Today the spotlight is on BEIRUT, where the latest addition to Mark Hachem’s triangle of galleries opened in June 2010.
Metropolitan Art Society
Trabaud Street, Ashrafieh, Beirut, Lebanon / +96170366969 / masbeirut.com
Tuesday–Sunday, 11 AM – 7 PM
Metropolitan Art Society (MAS) opened in Beirut’s Ashrafieh neighborhood in 2013, cementing Beirut’s status as the regional hub for contemporary art. Hosting temporary exhibitions curated by renowned international art dealers and gallerists, MAS facilitates cultural exchange by introducing the work of Western artists to locals, and important figures from the international scene to Lebanon.
Foch 94, Foch Avenue Beirut central district / 861064189591 / operagallery.com
Mon - Sat : 10am - 7pm
Founded by Gilles Dyan in Paris in 1994 and now internationally established with offices in Paris, London, Geneva, Monaco, New York, Miami, Aspen, Singapore, Hong Kong, Seoul, Beirut and Dubai, Opera Gallery is one of the leading dealers in modern and contemporary art with museums as well as private clients worldwide. Offering artworks of high quality, the gallery has a reputation for excellence, integrity and discretion that it continues to earn by providing a high level of service to understandably demanding clients.
Opera Gallery will assess quality and authenticity, evaluate, exhibit, care for, buy and sell art principally for the benefit of the collector.
Tannous Building, 4th Floor, Street 56 Jisr Sector 77, Beirut / +9611566550 / sfeir-semler.com
Tuesday - Saturday, 11 AM - 6 PM
Sfeir-Semler Gallery, with spaces in Hamburg, Germany and Beirut, Lebanon, concentrates on international contemporary art with an emphasis on conceptual and minimal art. For the past twelve years, the gallery has given special focus to artists working in the Arab World, nurturing a unique cross-cultural link between Western and Middle Eastern contemporary art practices.
Dagher Building 77 Senegal St, Karantina, Beirut / +96.115.72202 / smogallery.com
Monday – Friday, 10 AM–6 PM
Based in Beirut, Smogallery brings together works of art and design of various artists in a project that moves them from scope of utility to that of contemplation or contemplative reflection, under the banner of the decorative arts. The common approach is to provide aesthetic pleasure to the viewer and to blur the boundaries between art and design by sublimating shapes, materials and redefining beautiful.