Bethlehem Museum Opens “Engraved in Memory,” by Khalil George Saadeh

Bethlehem Museum Opens “Engraved in Memory,” by Khalil George Saadeh
Bethlehem, Palestine—On Thursday, September 14th, 2017, Bethlehem Museum, in cooperation with the Arab Women’s Union, Bethlehem (AWU) and the Palestinian Ministry of Culture, welcomed visitors from around Palestine to the opening of its newest contemporary art exhibition entitled, “Engraved in Memory.” The exhibit features the artwork of acclaimed Beit Jala artist, Mr. Khalil George Saadeh (b. 1950), displaying close to two dozen sculptures made from olive

Bethlehem Museum A Journey in Time

Bethlehem Museum A Journey in Time
There is one place on earth where time completely stops, where we are filled with a poignant nostalgia every time we cross its threshold: a museum, and more precisely, Bethlehem Museum. As a unique witness to love and war, Bethlehem Museum sheds equal light on the struggles of a farmer from Beit Jala, on the shepherds who witnessed the birth of a star in Beit Sahour, and on the silk embroidery that adorns the magical fabrics of Bethlehem dresses. Amidst ...

Bethlehem Museum Reaches Out to Local Schools

Bethlehem Museum Reaches Out to Local Schools
On January 10th, Bethlehem Museum welcomed a delegation from the Ministry of Education and Higher Education/Bethlehem Directorate to expand cooperation between Bethlehem Museum and local schools. Mr. Sami Marwa, the Ministry’s Director emphasized that Bethlehem Museum carries forward a crucial mission for the times, educating local and international communities alike about Palestine’s diverse cultural heritage, history and identity in a historical moment...

Bethlehem Museum opened artist Fadwa Rohana’s exhibit, “Walking the Edge of Nostalgia.”

Bethlehem Museum opened artist Fadwa Rohana’s exhibit, “Walking the Edge of Nostalgia.”
On November 24, 2016, Bethlehem Museum had the privilege of honoring Bethlehem’s beloved son, artist, and photographer, Mr. Maurice Mikel, during a ceremony in which it opened artist Fadwa Rohana’s exhibit, “Walking the Edge of Nostalgia.” Throughout his artistic career, Mr. Mikel has contributed deeply to the social, cultural, religious and historical fabric of Palestine, and especially to that of his hometown, Bethlehem, were his art is well known and ...