Bringing Beirut's museum scene back to life (Al Jazeera)

Beirut, Lebanon – “This is one of the best things that has happened to Beirut in a long time,” said Sarah Trad, as she gazed at oil paintings in Beirut’s newly reopened Nicolas Ibrahim Sursock Museum. “It’s a museum that’s from Beirut for Beirutis and with Lebanese artists, so it’s as local and homegrown as it…