Visit the AIF in Beirut
At the Arab Image Foundation premises in Beirut, we not only care for our collection but also welcome students, researchers, artists, and members of the public eager to learn more about the AIF's work, and photography in general.
LIBRARY AND DOCUMENTATION
Discover a rich resource for the study of photographic and artistic practices.
GROUP AND SOCIAL TOURS
A guided visit will appeal to anyone interested in the photographic medium, regional history, or archiving practices.
ACCESS TO ORIGINAL MATERIAL
We receive researchers and members of the public wishing to consult original material from the AIF collection by appointment.
To schedule your visit, please write to us at firstname.lastname@example.org
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WHERE TO FIND US
Zoghbi building, 4th floor, 337 Gouraud Street, Gemmayzeh, Beirut, Lebanon
The foundation’s library is accessible for the public every Monday and Tuesday from 12pmto 5pm. Except public holidays.
How to get to the foundation
- On foot: we’re on the main Gouraud street, just before the local eatery “Le Chef”.
- Bus #2 connects Hamra to Antelias and vice versa and gets you to Akkawi roundabout which 500m away from our premises.
Fares start at 1000L.L. (equivalent to 0.66USD).
- Shared taxi, locally known as “Service”: any car heading towards Gemmayzeh.
Fares start at 2000L.L. (equivalent to 1.32USD).
- By car: a paid car park is available behind the building. Street level paid park meter is also available.