(RSFA) is a cultural, non-profit organization founded in 1979. It is governed by a Board of Trustees and has an independent administrative, financial and legal status. As a non-profit institution it is tax exempt in Jordan. It derives budget from donations, grants and loans by individuals, institutions and governments in Jordan, the Arab orld and beyond. The RSFA has engaged in a range of activities in co-operation with international museums and institutions, in order to promote cultural dialog and artistic exchange. The RSFA established the Jordan National Gallery of Fine Arts, which was opened in 1980. It is one of the major art museums in the Middle East, its unique collection of modern and contemporary artworks in the region comprises over eighteen hundred works, including paintings, prints, sculptures, photographs, installations, weavings, and ceramics by more than 700 artists from 45 countries, mainly in Asia, Africa, and South America.
The RSFA’s goal is to encourage cultural diversity and promote contemporary art.
The Jordan National Gallery of Fine Arts organizes exhibitions in its own space as well as in co-operation with foreign museums and institutions. The Royal Society of Fine Arts and the National Gallery organize lectures, seminars, and workshops. In addition to the exhibition catalogs, its publication program includes books on classical and modern art from Islamic and Arab cultures. email@example.com