The frontage of the La Fontaine

The frontage of the La Fontaine. Photo NeilvdL.

The La Fontaine gallery is located in an historical residential house in the heart of Manama proper, close to the old Souk, dating back a hundred and fifty years.

The property, belonging to the Alireza family, is unique as it captures the essence of a European chateau, while retaining the charm of fine, authentic, Gulf Islamic architecture. It has been restored and renovated by a French architect, Jean Marc Sinan.

It features a number of contemporary art galleries, an open-air amphitheater, a restaurant, a spa, and a Pilates and dance studio.

The gallery features local, regional and wider international contemporary paintings and sculptures.

 

 

Written by: Neil Last modified: 17th Nov 2012
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