The Armenian district in Beirut, previously a vibrant center of craftsmanship and culture in the country, is going through a decline due to a lack of government planning, with only a few artisans escaping the downturn.
Despite being ravaged by ISIS during their three-year rule, the Mosul Museum is slowly recovering. An exhibition, which was launched on Tuesday and titled "Return to Mosul", is being hosted by the museum and has received dozens of visitors so far.
The Syrian conflict has seen many artists move to Beirut, using the capital to strengthen the artistic link between the two countries, a phenomenon explored by "Moussem Cities: Damascus starts in Beirut."
This week, the Egyptian Museum in Cairo's Tahrir Square has celebrated its 116th anniversary, in a move set to reassure that the national tourist attraction's popularity will not want with the opening of the Grand Egyptian Museum.
The Idlib museum, whose collections rival those in Aleppo and Damascus, reopened last month, despite having lost an unknown number of its treasures to looters. With an attack on Idlib so near and so likely, many observers are afraid that the museum will be damaged much more.
Egyptian Antiquities Minister Khaled al-Anani announced that his ministry is planning on creating a museum which promotes religious tolerance. Many circles in Egypt stress the importance of accepting others as they are.
“Breaking the ice” is a collaborative effort by Tunisians and Libyans who seek to change the image of their countries presented in the media. The cultural project exhibited the country's musicians and artists.