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We are all for having a quiet drink on Friday night. It’s just what you do after a long week. But sometimes, it’s nice to try something new. Check out eddress‘ top 5 favorite exhibitions taking place this summer!

Let’s Talk About the Weather: Art and Ecology in a Time of Crisis

© Mounira Al Qadiri | Alien Technology, 2014
Location: Sursock Museum, Ashrafieh
eddress: S2P-0Y5

Environmentalists have been warning us for years now if not decades about the “Point of No Return” when it comes to the consequences of climate change. Well… unfortunately, we’ve already reached that point. We are past it. Let’s Talk About the Weather: Art and Ecology in a Time of Crisis is bringing together over a dozen local and international artists. Artists whose new works revolve around portraying climate change and ecological disaster. Check out the event here!

End of Summer Book Market

© BookYard
Location: Old Souk, Jbeil

“Keep reading. It’s one of the most marvelous adventures anyone can have” – Lloyd Alexander.

Couldn’t agree more with this quote… For you book lovers out there, BookYard is hosting an event where you can exchange, buy, and sell used books. It’s a great opportunity for you to scavenge and discover hidden gems, or have a fruitful discussion with a fellow book lover! Check out the event here for more details.

Discover Japanese Culture

© Enjoying Japanese Culture Club
© Enjoying Japanese Culture Club
Location: CosmoCity, Downtown
eddress: A9E-FAS

Trip to the other side of the world, anyone? Enjoying Japanese Culture Club is showcasing a variety of elements traditional to Japanese culture, including calligraphy, Manga, and Japanese cuisine. A live Shinobue flute performance will also be presented. Don’t miss the exciting opportunity to discover a new culture and have fun! Check out the event here.

Collective 2016 “Never Been Seen”

© Art on 56th
© Art on 56th
Location: Art on 56th, Gemmayze
eddress: 25Q-R4K

Art on 56th is giving the opportunity for emerging, established, local, and regional talents to showcase their works done between 2015 and 2016. Their works are shown for the first time and are a tribute to the thriving Middle Eastern artistic scene. Whether to discover new forms of art or meet artists, this exhibition is bringing together a diverse roster of talent! Check out the event here.

Yto Barrada | Faux Guide

© Yto Barrada
© Yto Barrada
Location: Sfeir-Semler Gallery, Karantina
eddress: GOL-SPF

In May 2016, The Sfeir-Semler Gallery announced the inauguration of Yto Barrada‘s new exhibition: “Faux Guide”. Her new project has archaeological roots and was inspired by the Moroccan fossil and mineral trade. The artist, now internationally known, has won numerous awards since her first show in 2010. Check out the event here!

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