Current exhibitions

Icons

6 May › 14 November 2021

From early icons from Europe and the Middle East to modern and contemporary works, icons have inspired many believers, as well as artists, throughout the ages. The exhibition unveils how spiritual dimensions have been incorporated into artworks since antiquity.

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Trees for memories

4 June › 7 November 2021

The exhibition presents works by 31 internationally renowned artists that takes a very special stand for peace, one century after the end of the First World War.

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Architecture and garden

The Villa Empain

The exhibitions of the Boghossian Foundation take place in the Villa Empain, a masterpiece of art deco architecture, designed by Michel Polak at the request of Baron Louis Empain. Discover the history of the house

Outdoors

Like a mirror of water, the huge swimming pool reflects the back side of the house. Surrounded by a pergola adorned with brightly colored mosaics, it is an essential part of the gardens. The garden of the Villa is decorated with contemporary sculptures. Discover the garden

Next exhibition

How will it end?

2 December 2021 › 6 February 2022

The exhibition, designed in co-production with the Pompidou Centre, offers an unprecedented dialogue between its exceptional collections and pieces by Lebanese artists of all generations. Produced in recent years or following the tragic explosions of 4th August 2020, their works are tracing out possible paths to the future, between despair and gentleness, exiles and new anchorages.

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See and review

Review the exhibitions designed since the opening of the Villa EmpainBrowse through our archive