The Bezalel Arts Fair in Jerusalem features the works of Jerusalem artists in an initiative which is beginning to resemble the famous Nahalat Binyamin Street Market in Tel Aviv. Taking place every Friday in the pedestrianized area of Bezalel Street, the Bezalel Street Fair brings around 150 artist stalls and 10,000 visitors to an initiative which is, a core part of the Jerusalem culture and arts scene – vibrant and diverse.
Credit: Zeev Trembovler
The Bezalel fair is also an opportunity for students as well as upcoming artists to showcase their work. Items at the fair include handmade items such as jewelry, ceramics, drawings, textiles, wood, glass, photography, design and much more. There is often live music and performances showcasing the diversity of the arts community in Jerusalem. The Bezalel Art Fair takes place every Friday both in the summer months and the winter months.
In the winter, the fair is open from 9:00 am – 2:00 pm and in the summer months the fair is open from 9:00 am – 4:00 pm.