Art Palestine International is a New York-based cultural organization dedicated to Palestinian contemporary art. We collaborate with museums, galleries, and non-profits to produce art exhibitions, events, and publications.

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Exhibition, Book Launch and Concert

Coming Up @ Al Ma’mal

Exhibition Opening: The Khalidi Library, Jerusalem

Exhibition Opening

The Khalidi Library, Jerusalem
Knowledge, Place .. and Time
Curated by Jack Persekian

Wednesday 21 November, 4pm
Khalidi Library, Bab Al Silsileh 116, Old City, Jerusalem

The exhibition provides a historic account through images, photographs and texts of the Khalidi Library, its 13th century Mamluk buildings adjacent to the Haram Al Sharif and Bab Al Silsileh, and the scholars and colorful personalities who created and nurtured it over the years.

In partnership with the Khalidi Library. Generously supported by: British Council Cultural Protection Fund (UK) and the Arab Fund for Economic and Social Development managed by Ta’awon.

Book Launch: Rumours Began Some Time Ago

Book Launch


Rumours Began Some Time Ago
Noor Abuarafeh

Friday 23 November, 6pm
Al Ma’mal, New Gate

Rumours Began Some Time Ago is a publication by Noor Abuarafeh commissioned for the Jerusalem Show iX that narrates the attempts of establishing the first Palestinian museum, starting from the Ottoman Empire, crossing the British and how it shaped the city today. The publication questions the lost artworks from Palestine, and how these missing works affect our collective memory.

The project is generously supported by 4C’s and the Royal College of Art, produced during the Delfina Foundation summer residency.


Live Music
with Carol Farah


Friday 23 November, 8pm
Al Ma’mal, New Gate

Carol Farah is a young Palestinian singer and songwriter from Nazareth who has been performing since a young age. Carol will perform with her guitar songs from her indie acoustic album, ‘The Continuing Story of Rivergreen’ as well as cover songs of her favorite folk and blues including songs by Leonard Cohen and Tom Waits.

Tickets (at the door): 20 NIS

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