Israel’s first Arab museum of modern art will open tomorrow in Sakhnin.
AMOCA, the Arab Museum of Contemporary Art, is a joint initiative of Israeli sculptor Belu Simion Fainaru and artist Avital Bar Shai and the Sakhnin Municipality. Fainaru and Bar Shai will be managing directors at the museum.
The AMOC A will present local and international contemporary works of art, with an eye to promoting peace and dialogue through artistic activity.
A ceremony inaugurating the museum will be attended by the wife of President Reuven Rivlin, First Lady Nechama Rivlin, and Sakhnin Mayor Mazen Gna’im, on Wednesday at 5 p.m. at the AMOCA building, near the Doha Stadium in Sakhnin.