The American University of Beirut is celebrating its fiftieth anniversary through an extensive and elaborate photography exhibitions in Bliss as well as in the Beirut seafront, from Manara to Ain Mressieh.
The exhibtions commemorate AUB’s 150th through photographic journey that goes over several decades of Ras Beirut and AUB. Curated by Maria Abunnasr and the AUB Neighborhood Initiative, the exhibition is divided into six sections displayed along Bliss Street's western end.
The exhbition begins with Ras Beirut’s Seafront, moves on to Manara, Bliss Street, Hamra, and ends in Ayn Mreiseh. The exhibition is composed of sixty-one panels with multiple themed photographs, mounted along the AUB Bliss Street fence between the Main and Medical gates, engaging the community and activating the urban edge between the campus and the neighbourhood.