Public programs

Book Launch
Book Launch and Talk

Wednesday 18 September, 18:30 to 21:00

Join us for the launch of the historical novel Julia Fille du Soleil Impératrice de Rome by Myriam Antaki. To mark the occasion, Antaki will present a lecture ttiled L’Empire Romain à l’Est de la Mediterranée et les imperatrices d’Orient, at 18:30. Following the talk, the book signing will take place at the Sursock Museum Store.

Family Program
A tour and activity for kids
With Sarag Pailian

Saturday 14 September, 10:00 to 12:00
Saturday 21 September, 10:00 to 12:00

Join us to learn more about Baalbek. Kids will have the chance to learn about the history and mysteries of Baalbek, from its stones to its people through a fun and participatory tour of the exhibition, followed by an activity.

Special Program

Tuesday 10 September, 19:00 to 20:00

Please join us for a fundraising auction for the benefit of the Sursock Museum and the Baalbeck International Festival. Auctioned items are a painting by Nabil Nahas titled The City of the Sun (2019), and Baalbeck sunset, a necklace designed and crafted by Selim Mouzannar.

Book Launch
Book Launch and Conversation
In collaboration with Samandal Comics

Thursday 11 July, 19:00 to 21:00

Join us for the launch of two publications: L’Abécédaire de Laure Ghorayeb et Mazen Kerbaj by Laure Ghorayeb and Mazen Kerbaj; and Antoine, a graphic novel by Mazen Kerbaj, published in serial form by Samandal Comics. To mark the occasion, Laure Ghorayeb and Mazen Kerbaj will be in conversation, moderated by Hatem Imam.

Youssef Haidar in conversation with Vali Mahlouji

Thursday 4 July, 19:00 to 20:30

Join us for a conversation with architect Youssef Haidar and curator Vali Mahlouji. The core of the discussion is about the interaction and tension between the original site of the temples and the city of Baalbek.