‘EXPRESSIONS OF DIVERSITY’ Pop up Show / 20-30 June 2024

Art lovers and collectors were invited to embark on a new artistic journey on June 20-30 from 12-8 PM at ARTHAUS Beirut in Gemmayze.

Artists of Beirut proudly presented the Season 5 Artists thematic collection around the theme of ‘Expressions of Diversity’. The show opening was held on Thursday June 20 starting 5 PM.

‘Through the creative expression of different perspectives and techniques, Art and design can help challenge and break down stereotypes in the diverse city of Beirut.’

The Season Five Program groups 13 emergent and confirmed Artists and Artisans in addition to the Show Guest: the Artist Yolande Labaki who presented one major Art piece. Four Artists from the sub-initiative Artists of Beirut Boutique participated as well with Signature artistic pieces.

The Pop up show eclectic collection featured more than 60 Artworks made of various artistic techniques: Painting, Drawing, Sculpture, Photography, Mixed media, Mosaics, Ceramics & Upcycling art.

The Show will also featured cultural and artistic animations:

  • An ‘Initiation to Drawing’ workshop with the Artist Maral Maniss on Monday       June 24 from 11.30 AM- 12.30 PM
  • A Book Signature session with the Artists & writer Michele Sayegh Naja on Wednesday June 26 at 5 PM
  • An Art Therapy Workshop presented by the Artist Sarah Lecuyer on Friday June 28 from 11.30 AM till 12.30 PM.

Finally and as per Artists of Beirut Mission, the Show provided support to Beirut Heritage restoration with part of proceeds donated this season to “SURSOCK PALACE ASSOCIATION’.

The Season 5 Artists & Artisans taking part in the show are:

Julie Bou Farah, Melissa Chalhoub, Tamar Hadechian , Carol Hobeika, Sarah Lecuyer , Ismat Mahmassani, Rabab Malaeb , Maral Maniss, Maya Nsouli, Arlette Sauveur, Michele Sayegh Naja, Maya Tohme, Sossie Zaroukian.

In addition to the Show Guest Yolande Labaki.

The Artists of the AOB Boutique sub-initiative participating to the Show are:

Paulette Eid, Karin Hantes, Elise Marajel & Nevine Mattar.

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