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Location

Amman, Jordan
Organization

About

The Jordan National Gallery of Fine Arts is a major contemporary art museum located in Amman, Jordan. In 1980, the Royal Society of Fine Arts founded the Jordan National Gallery of Fine Arts that has the largest collection of artworks by contemporary artists from the Developing World. The Jordan National Gallery of Fine Arts is one of the major art museums in the Middle East and houses a unique permanent collection of contemporary art from the Developing World. The collection comprises over 2800 works including paintings, prints, sculptures, photographs, installations, weavings, and ceramics by more than 900 artists from 60 countries mainly in Asia, Africa.

Website Language

Arabic, English

Programs

Hiwar Art Club,

Lecture,

Semina,

Film Screening,

Factory Platform,

Open Call,

Art Residency,

Curatorial Project,

Street and Public Art,

Touring Museum,

Mobile Art Gallery,

Art and Nature Forum,

Sculpture symposium,

Festival,

Exhibition,

Permanent Collection,

Publication 

 

History

Established on19 February 1980

Location

Hosni Fareez St,

Jabal Lweibdeh

Amman, Jordan

9am-5pm

Sunday – Thursday

Contact information

Featured Activities

Hiwar Art Club – Every Saturday at 6 pm

Factory Platform – launched in 2018, an open platform in the fields of contemporary art, innovation and research in the Middle East.

Touring Museum – launched on 2009, consists a van that has been┬á transformed into a mobile art gallery.

The International Sculpture Symposium –┬á launched in 2000, to be held every two years.

External Links

Jordan National Gallery of Fine Arts on Wikipedia: here

The Jordan National Gallery of Fine Arts: A beacon of culture in Luweibdeh – Jordan News: here

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