Africatown, Benghazi, and Beirut Among World’s Most Endangered Sites

Africatown near Mobile, Alabama, Benghazi’s Historic City Center in Libya, and heritage buildings that were affected by the 2020 blast in Beirut are among 25 at-risk sites listed in the 2022 World Monuments Watch (WMW) released today, March 1. The biennial list, issued by the World Monuments Fund (WMF), highlights cultural, historical, and geographical sites … Read more

Years in the Making, the Beirut Museum of Art Breaks Ground – ARTnews.com

After seven years of stops and starts, the Beirut Museum of Art broke ground over the weekend, signaling a new era for modern and contemporary art in the Lebanese capital. The museum will be located steps from the National Museum of Beirut, a beloved repository of Levantine antiquities, and along the city strip which served … Read more