Open on Wednesday, Friday, and Saturday from 13:00 to 18:00
Late opening on Thursdays from 13:00 to 21:00
Closed from Sunday to Tuesday


  Beirut, Lebanon
Greek Orthodox Archbishopric Street Ashrafieh 2071 5509

ABOUT Sursock Museum



The Nicolas Ibrahim Sursock Museum is a modern and contemporary art museum in the center of Beirut first opened in 1961, with a mission to collect, preserve, and exhibit local and international art. .

With over ten exhibitions a year – ranging from thematic group shows to solo shows by emerging artists – and a diverse public program of talks, screenings, and family workshops, the Museum aims to provide a platform for encounter and experimentation with art and ideas, and to inform and challenge different audiences and communities in new and unexpected ways. .


ABOUT Sursock Museum Library



The Sursock Museum Library and Archive is dedicated to collecting, preserving, and making available local and regional art historical resources, making it a resource for students, scholars, artists, and curators, and the wider public .

The holdings include a collection of approximately 4,000 books, publications, and periodicals. Books are available for consultation on site, and can be requested from the stacks. A searchable database is forthcoming.

The Archive holds the records of the Sursock Museum Archives – exhibition documentation, press clippings, Institutional records, Artist Dossiers, as well as other archives documenting modern and contemporary art practices in the region and beyond. In addition, the Sursock Museum Library also aims at preserving the archives of galleries, cultural institutions, and artists in Lebanon. These materials are also publicly accessible for consultation and research, upon request. Please speak with the librarian for more information.

The Archives are currently in process of being inventoried and digitized and can be consulted by appointment only. Please fill out this request form and contact library@sursock.museum for more information on the Archive Holdings and/or to make an appointment.

The Library is open to the public, and offers free WiFi and four desktop computers with internet access.