Beirut Art Center (BAC) is a non-profit association, space and platform dedicated to contemporary art in Lebanon.

The aim of the center is to produce, present and promote local and international contemporary art and cultural practice in a structure that is open and active throughout the year.

The BAC also has a cafe upstairs which offers sandwiches, drinks and ice cream. Visitors can use the WiFi for free. The gallery also features a consultation corner with a selection of books to choose from.

  • Operating Hours:
    Monday to Saturday from 12:00 p.m. until 08:00 p.m.
  • Special Feature:
    Along with its main exhibition space, BAC includes a screening and performance room, a mediatheque and a bookshop. BAC also organizes regular activities such as lectures, concerts, performances, video projections and workshops.

Beirut Art Center

Addresses and Contacts

  • Map

    Jisr El Wati area/Souk el Ahad - Off Corniche an Naher - Behind Impex Chevrolet, highway side. Building 13, Street 97, Zone 66 Adlieh Achrafieh Tel.: +9611397018
    Mob.: +96170262112


Upcoming Events

'On Becoming Two' Exhibition 'On Becoming Two' Exhibition Exhibition (Art)
A Chapter of Synonyms Exhibition A Chapter of Synonyms Exhibition Exhibition (Painting & Drawing)

Articles & Media

24 Hours in Beirut with Michel... 24 Hours in Beirut on Sep 20, 2014
A Guide to Art Galleries in... Guides on Nov 7, 2013
24 Hours in Beirut with Mokhtar ... 24 Hours in Beirut on Nov 30, 2013
24 Hours in Beirut with Jackson ... 24 Hours in Beirut on Jan 18, 2014
24 Hours in Beirut with Liane... 24 Hours in Beirut on Nov 15, 2013
From SoHo to SoAd: Adlieh's... Hey, Scenesters! on Oct 7, 2013
24 Hours in Beirut with Vladimir... 24 Hours in Beirut on Oct 4, 2013
What Does it Take to Be an... We the People on Aug 21, 2013
Album Review: The Ruptured... Hey, Scenesters! on May 10, 2013
Al Maslakh CD Release Concert at... Album on Oct 17, 2012
Yasmine Hamdan and Friends at... Look Book on Dec 19, 2012
Solidere hosts an eclectic... Press Release on May 8, 2012
Wormholes at Beirut Art Center Look Book on Dec 10, 2012
A Massive Mural on Hamra Street Rebels Like Us on Sep 10, 2012
Sarah's Bag at the BAC Blog on Aug 16, 2012
Live @ Geekfest Beirut 2011 Album on Jun 17, 2011
Shafik Abboud Expo Album on May 8, 2012
Ruptured Presents Sketches &... Album on Aug 24, 2011
Beirutkon Album on Aug 2, 2011
Seeds by Nathalie Khayat Album on Jun 30, 2011
Image in the Aftermath Album on Jun 8, 2011
Strach You Summer Album on Jun 3, 2011
Exposure 2010 Album on Dec 13, 2010
Performance by Lynn Kodeih Album on Dec 13, 2010
On The Crisis of Meaning in... Album on Nov 4, 2010
'1982' Live Album on Jan 28, 2011
Image Works - Harun Farocki Album on Feb 11, 2011
Meeting Points 6 Album on Apr 29, 2011

Past Events

Curatorial Talk: Lionel Bovier... Seminar & Lecture (Talk)
'It is Sound' Conversation about... Seminar & Lecture (Discussion)
Talk: The Artist as a Portrait... Seminar & Lecture (Talk)
Concert at BAC Live Music
Unravelled - Exhibition Exhibition (Art)
Poetree - Children Workshop Workshop or Class
'How Do You Move?' Workshop Workshop or Class
Dream Music of Malaya: A... Workshop or Class
Critical Writing Workshop Workshop or Class
Delegated Voices: A Talk by... Seminar & Lecture (Talk)
Video Works 2016 Screening
Beirut Art Center Fundraising... Market & Sale (Auction)
I Am Sitting In A Chair Workshop or Class


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Really nice place for those who understand art, and it's a free entrance!

Katya Girshina on Jul 20, 2013 via foursquare
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Amazing place! Very interesting exhibition Exposure 2010, wonderful roof terrace cafe and very friendly people

Katya Girshina on Oct 25, 2010 via foursquare