Exhibitions /2011

2011

It has been known as Nablus, Neapolis, the new city of Vespasian, or the Shechem of Abraham and Sara in the biblical land of Canaan. This city, flanked by its guardians Mount Gerzim and Mount Ebal, has witnessed its own destruction and resurrection twenty-two times. Nablus of the Abbasids and Ottomans is a Palestinian city that has stubbornly...

2011

This exhibition presents varying images of the female in Palestinian art produced by successive generations of male and female artists from the 1970s up to the present. The works selected encompass both changes in the intellectual and visual approaches underlying representations of the female form. The diversity...

2011

Beyond Æsthetics exhibition showcases the Palestinian Costumes and Tawfiq Canaan Amulet collections at the Ethnographic and Art Museum at Birzeit University. The exhibition demonstrates the underlying visual symbolism and messages the collections convey. The viewer in this exhibition is given the opportunity to explore the scope of...

2011

The Ethnographic and Art Museum at Birzeit University presents this collection of lithographs by the Syrian artist Marwan Kassab Bashi which he donated to the museum in 1998 as a gesture for the Palestinian people. His collection contributed to the foundation of the museum's early art collections. Birzeit University possesses an artistic...

2011

The exhibition provides the community of the university with the opportunity to view different art experiments for a group of young artists who used different artistic forms in composing installation works. They depict concepts pertaining to novel technical methods that add a lively and energetic feel, and contribute to the debate pertaining to...