Our Exhibitions

Our exhibitions appeal to a wide range of audiences. View a list of the shows currently on view, as well as a selection of our biggest hits from the past.

Coming soon

Revolution Generation

17 October 2018

Mathaf: Arab Museum of Modern Art

Revolution Generations, a ground-breaking exhibition curated by Abdellah Karroum, Director of Mathaf, will present artists from the Arab World, Turkey, Iran and diaspora, looking at important moments of change in the history of modern and contemporary art; specifically the 1950s - 1960s Post-Independence(s) era; a period between 1970s - 1990s, and the 2000s Pre-revolutions decades, when underground artistic movements developed in the region in response to the absence of freedom of expression.
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Syria Matters

23 November 2018

Museum of Islamic Art

Highlight the extraordinary cultural heritage of Syria, and at the same time plead to safeguard this unique legacy in danger.
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ARTIST IN RESIDENCE 2017-2018: DUAL INSPIRATION

17 July 2018 – 1 October 2018

FIRE STATION ARTIST IN RESIDENCE, GARAGE GALLERY

Over a nine month residency program eighteen artists were engaged in rich monthly debates with curators and researchers that helped to shape a diverse assemblage of artistic approaches from inception all the way to their final form as artworks.
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Project Space 12 Bouthayna Al-Muftah: Echoes

11 July - 10 September 2018

Mathaf: Arab Museum of Modern Art

Echoes is a prolongation of Al-Muftah’s ongoing research on the recollection of memories and stories that she documents as a continuous autobiography based on personal encounters and family stories.
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