Past Public Programs

Memories of Stones
In partnership with ARP–ALBA-University of Balamand

Thursday 23 March, 19:00 to 20:30

In this talk, Said Baalbaki will present his work, departing from his lithography series Memories of Stones (2012-2015) to his interest in history and the act of writing history in his trilogy series Al Burak (2006-present).


Thursday 3 August, 19:00 to 20:00

Led by one of the Sursock Museum's docents, this tour guides you through the Sursock Museum’s permanent collection, highlighting key works on display.

An Imaginary Country: Photography and National Identity
In partnership with the Embassy of Switzerland in Lebanon | With the support of Association Philippe Jabre

Thursday 9 March, 19:00 to 20:30

With a collection of over 50,000 photographic prints, Peter Pfrunder, the Director of the Swiss Foundation for Photography, will talk about the imaginary dimension of the photographic archive.

Special Program
Criteria: A Conference on Critical Design
In partnership with Beirut Design Week and the MENA Design Research Center

Submission deadline: 10 March 2017

Call for submissions for "Criteria: A Conference on Critical Design," an interdisciplinary conference organized by the MENA Design Research Center, to be held at the Sursock Museum on 20 March 2017. Submission deadline is 10 March 2017.