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  • Noor Bank Hosts Ramadan Charity Art Exhibition

    In the spirit of the Holy Month of Ramadan, Noor Bank, one of the UAE’s leading Shari’ah-compliant bank, in collaboration with Cross Borders Art Gallery is hosting a charity art exhibition at the Noor Art Gallery on Sheikh Zayed Road in Dubai. Paintings from the exhibition are also on display at other select Noor Bank branches.

  • NYU Abu Dhabi appoints Joanna Settle new Associate Arts Professor of Theater

    NYU Abu Dhabi (NYUAD) has named Joanna Settle as Associate Arts Professor of Theater in the Arts and Humanities division. Settle will join the NYUAD theater program from September 1, 2017, bringing 20 years of education experience as well as her extensive career as a theater director to the position.

  • NYU Abu Dhabi Art Gallery opens Zimoun to the public tomorrow

    NYU Abu Dhabi (NYUAD) Art Gallery, the University’s academic museum-gallery, opens its spring show to the public tomorrow, Tuesday, February 26. This exhibition presents the work of acclaimed Swiss artist Zimoun.  This landmark survey marks the first time the artist has exhibited his work in the Gulf, and is curated by Executive Director of the NYUAD Art Gallery and Chief Curator at NYU Abu Dhabi Maya Allison.

  • Open-Air Art and Games at Sharjah Children Biennial ‘Fun Day’

    The Sharjah Children Biennial (SCB), is holding a ‘Fun Day’ every Thursday at the Mughaider Children’s Center for Arts as part of its 6th edition, ‘A Future as Big as Your Imagination’. It is an art and entertainment filled event, not just for the little ones, but for the entire family.

  • OPERA GALLERY DUBAI LAUNCHES FINAL EXHIBITION OF 2018

    Contemporary artists have constantly been pushing the boundaries in the medium they use, with a strong emphasis on visual perception, shape and color shifting. Whereby the use of modern technologies has broadened the possibilities, Zhuang has been able to achieve an incredible visual universe, combining the simplest of materials.

  • Outdoor Exhibitions to Launch XPOSURE, Sharjah’s First International Photography Festival

    XPOSURE 2016, Sharjah’s first international photography festival initiated by Sharjah Media Centre, has announced its line-up of renowned artists for the outdoor exhibitions scheduled from today Friday, October 7 to Saturday, October 15.

  • Plan b achieves a GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS title for the Most People In A Photo Cut-out Board Picture

    The holistic events agency, Plan b achieves the Guinness World Records title for creating the Most People In A Photo Cut-out Board Picture which was unveiled and showcased at the Middle East Special Event and Exhibition 2018: Awards(MESE) that puts a spotlight and sets it centre-stage in the Events and Exhibition industry.

  • Ras Al Khaimah Goes Luminous as Biggest Glow-in-the-Dark Graffiti Wall Record is Broken

    Under the Presence and Patronage of His Highness Sheikh Saud bin Saqr Al Qasimi, Member of the Supreme Council and Ruler of Ras Al Khaimah, Ras Al Khaimah Public Works and Services Department (PWSD), in the presence of Guinness World Record Team, tonight unveiled the Biggest Glow-in-the-Dark Graffiti Wall, smashing the previous record.

  • Reflection Art Festival Receives Much Love and Appreciation on Inaugural Day

    Sharjah’s first art fest, Reflection, got off to a spectacular start on Thursday at Al Qasba, with a huge number of visitors from across the UAE streaming in to partake in the variety of artistic, cultural and culinary entertainment being offered at this first-of-its-kind festival in one of Sharjah’s most attractive family destinations.

  • Reflection Highlights the Aesthetic Value of Literature and Poetry

    Reflection, Sharjah's first annual art festival currently ongoing in Al Qasba, engaged poetry lovers in a poetry workshop conducted by Dubai Poetics yesterday (Monday). Titled ‘The Poetryhood Movement’, the workshop was part of a platform created by the entity for the empowerment of poetry and visual art.

  • Reflection Reignites Passion for Craft-making and Illustrative Design in Al Qasba Visitors

    Creative designs and new innovative ideas were presented by artist Mohammed Okasha, from Maraya Art Centre’s Kutob, at Reflection - Sharjah’s first annual art festival – through a series of interactive workshops for different age groups at Al Qasba.

  • Roberto Amadè Breaths Melody into Art Live at Sharjah’s Flag Island

    Roberto Amadè, the award-winning world-renowned Italian songwriter and contemporary artist, is confirmed to perform his unique blend of his musical and painting talents in Sharjah, at Flag Island on November 3, 2016. Amadè, known for his entirely self-produced concerts, will be performing his artistic ‘Total Art Opera’ performance under the title “CamouFLAGe”, an originally written soundtrack usinga range of acrylic paints, piano, guitar and vocals.

  • Sahara Centre visitors inspired by artwork by Mawaheb students

    Sahara Centre, Sharjah’s leading retail, leisure and dining destination, joined hands with Mawaheb from Beautiful People, an art studio for the determined ones, aged from 16 years, to celebrate the Holy Month of Ramadan, with a colourful initiative that not only celebrated the Year of Tolerance marked by the UAE this year, but also highlighted the value of art in bringing together people and communities.

  • Sajaya’s Young Artists Explore the Beauty of Conceptual Art at Fourth ‘Art Project’

    Sajaya Young Ladies of Sharjah, has successfully concluded the fourth edition of the annual Art Project, which involved 25 young members from Sajaya, Sharjah Children, Sharjah Youth, Sharjah Girl Guides, FUNN, diving deep into a unique exploration of conceptual art and its key themes: time, sound, movement, memory, and space.

  • SALLY CURCIO ANNOUNCED AS LEAD ARTIST FOR THE SEVENTH EDITION OF THE SHEIKHA MANAL LITTLE ARTISTS PROGRAM

    Art Dubai and The Cultural Office of Her Highness Sheikha Manal bint Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum announced today the artist and theme for the seventh edition of the Sheikha Manal Little Artists Program. American artist Sally Curcio will be the lead artist for the upcoming iteration, themed Creating New Worlds, and taking place at Art Dubai from March 20-23, 2019.

  • Sharjah Biennial 14 Kicks off under the title: Leaving the Echo Chamber

    Under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Dr. Sultan bin Muhammad Al Qasimi, Member of the Supreme Council and Ruler of Sharjah, the 14th edition of Sharjah Biennial (SB14) commenced on Thursday at the Sharjah Art Foundation (SAF) Art Spaces in Al Mureijah.

  • Sharjah Children Biennial Donates AED 63,525 to The Big Heart Foundation

    Sharjah Children Biennial (SCB), the international cultural and artistic event dedicated to children and organised by Sharjah Children, a subsidiary of Rubu’ Qarn Foundation for Creating Leaders and Innovators, donated AED 63,525 to The Big Heart Foundation (TBHF). SCB offered its fifth edition art works for sale in a series of charity auctions that took place in Sharjah, Dubai, and Abu Dhabi.

  • Sharjah Children Biennial Giving Kids the Power to Innovate at ‘Abu Dhabi Art’

    It doesn’t take decades of life experience to have a great idea, that’s the core belief of the sixth edition of Sharjah Children Biennial (SCB), the first-of-its-kind artistic event in the UAE and the GCC region. In fact, you don’t even have to be old enough to have a driver’s license, to innovate brilliant ideas that solve real life problems.

  • StepUp Academy Wins Multiple Awards at Disneyland Paris Dance Competition

    Popular UAE performing arts centre, StepUp Academy, this year found great success at the International Festival of Dance and Performing Arts (IFDPA) competition in Disneyland Paris, claiming six trophies through a series of performances by 20 of its students, aged seven to thirteen.

  • Tamouh unveils unique art piece dedicated to the late Sheikh Zayed at Cityscape Abu Dhabi 2018

    Abu Dhabi-based developer Tamouh Investments has unveiled a unique art piece created in honour of the UAE’s founding father, the late Sheikh Zayed, at Cityscape Abu Dhabi 2018.