The massive explosion that happened in port of Beirut on Tuesday evening,  has damaged half of the city, the governor of Beirut told reporters on Wednesday, and more than 250,000 people are displaced. Among the buildings caught up in the explosion are art galleries close to the port such as Marfa Gallery and Galerie Tanit, both of which have been destroyed.
Elsewhere in the city, Opera Gallery, Galerie Sfeir-Semler and Galerie Janine have also been damaged and the Sursock Museum, which reopened in 2015 after a lengthy renovation, and many others.