Sharjah Biennial and Dubai Art Week 2017

10 Mar 2017 — 12 Jun 2017

Basim Magdy, An Apology to a Love Story that Crashed into a Whale (detail), 2016, Commissioned by Deutsche Bank Art. Courtesy of the artist

Sharjah Biennial 13: Tamawuj

Courtesy of Sharjah Art Foundation
Harun Farocki
Christine Tohmé, 2015 Photo by Tarek Moukaddem. Courtesy of Sharjah Biennial
Sheikha Hoor Al-Qasimi

Art Dubai 2017

Visitors at Art Dubai Contemporary, 2016, The Studio

Art Dubai 2017

Madinat Jumeirah

‘DRAGON!‘ series, 2017, by Farah Al Qasimi
The Abraaj Group Art Prize
Art Dubai Contemporary

Art Dubai 2017: Contemporary

Madinat Jumeirah

Exhibitions

Leila Heller Gallery Dubai presents an exhibition of the work of Bill Viola, entitled “The Vast: Mirrors of the Mind“, curated by Brooke Lynn McGowan. Presenting a selection of pioneering video pieces, including works from the Sufi-inspired series “Transfiguration Studies” (2008), desert-based mediations on existence from the “Mirage” (2012) series, and the hauntingly infinite fluidity of the “Water Portraits” (2013), “The Vast: Mirrors of the Mind” seeks to reveal to the viewer the thematic relationships in Viola’s work of the portrayal of desert and water as emblematic of his explorations of the voyage of life and death, consciousness... Read More
Bill Viola, Lifespans, 2012. Video still/s: Photo Kira Perov Image courtesy of the artist and Leila Heller Gallery, Dubai.
Ahmed Morsi, Self Portrait, 1957. Courtesy of Sharjah Art Foundation and Sharjah Art Museum.
Sharjah Art Museum presents “Ahmed Morsi: A Dialogic Imagination”, co-curated by Hoor Al Qasimi and Dr Salah M. Hassan, featuring Ahmed Morsi‘s body of work from the 1940s up to the present day: as the product of a son of the “Alexandria... Read More
Samia Halaby, Flowers, 2015. Courtesy of the artist and Ayyam Gallery Al Quoz.
Ayyam Gallery Al Quoz presents “Illuminated Space”, a solo show featuring a new series of abstract paintings by the New York-based artist Samia Halaby. In the creation of the displayed artworks, the artist reveals her interest in biomorphic... Read More
Robert Grosvenor, Steel Pipe. Courtesy of Jean-Paul Najar Foundation.
The Jean-Paul Najar Foundation presents the group exhibition “Artist Run New York: The Seventies”. The show aims to be an investigation about the change of perspective made by contemporary artists during the 1970s in New York: a decade marked... Read More
Kambiz Sabri, Yellow Dive, 2008. Courtesy of the artist and Salsali Private Museum.

Sculpture

Salsali Private Museum
13/03/2017 - 31/08/2017

Salsali Private Museum presents “Sculpture”, a group exhibition featuring, as the title says, a wide range of sculpture in relation to its development within the art world: the show aims to build a reflection about the power of the art to... Read More

Other fairs

Exhibitors at Design Days Dubai
World Art Dubai 2015

World Art Dubai 2017

Dubai World Trade Centre

Courtesy of Fully Booked

Fully Booked Art Book Fair

Warehouse i-82 in Alserkal Avenue

Sikka Art Fair

Sikka 2017

Al Fahidi Historical Neighbourhood

Events

thejamjar DIY (Do it Yourself) Painting Studio brings art alive in a relaxed environment, providing a platform for you to unleash your creativity with an unlimited supply of paint on canvas. The studio is equipped with easels, paints, art supplies, a coffee bar and music, providing a complete creative experience. thejamjar’s friendly and inspiring environment is perfectly suited for all age groups, families, teams and skill levels.
Courtesy of thejamjar DIY
Cinema Akil
The Film Screening Program of Cinema Akil “Work In Progress” captures the moment in the developing story of bringing an arthouse cinema to the heart of Al Quoz, dealing with the topic of “work” which is the central theme of Alserkal... Read More
Art Galleries Night. Courtesy of DIFC; Gate Village, DIFC, Dubai

DIFC Art Nights 2017

Gate Village
13/03/2017 - 13/03/2017

DIFC hosts a new edition of Art Nights in the Gate Village on Monday, 13 March. Under the theme ‘Art Fresco’ and brought to you by Gate Avenue at DIFC, the first Art Nights of the year will showcase what DIFC’s newest outdoor urban space, framed... Read More
ArtBus Dubai

ArtBus 2017

Various location in Dubai
17/03/2017 - 19/03/2017

The ArtBus offers guided tours through Dubai’s arts and culture scene, with three daily routes which cover the galleries and art spaces in Dubai’s major art hubs: Al Quoz, Downtown Dubai/DIFC/d3, Jumeirah/ Al Fahidi Historical Neighbourhood and a... Read More
Galleries Night. Courtesy of Alserkal Avenue
... Read More

Art Spaces

Galleries, museums, art institutions and community spaces in Dubai & Sharjah
A4 by Alserkal Avenue, Dubai

A4 Space

Non-Profit

Courtesy of Alif Art Gallery
Art Sawa, DIFC

Art Sawa

Galleries

Courtesy of Artspace

Artspace Dubai

Galleries

Ayyam Gallery Al Quoz, Dubai
Ayyam Gallery DIFC
Barjeel Art Foundation, Sharjah
Carbon12, Dubai

Carbon 12

Galleries

Courtesy of Cuadro

Cuadro

Galleries

DUCTAC, Dubai
Courtesy of East Wing

East Wing

Galleries

Emirates Fine Art Society, Sharjah

Art Spaces in The Gulf

Tips to explore the region
ADAH
Guggenheim Abu Dhabi By Frank Gehry
Rendering of Louvre Abu Dhabi
NYUAD Arts Center

NYUAD Art Center

Foundations

Slavs and Tatars exhibition view, 2015Slavs and Tatars exhibition view, 2015
Salwa Zeidan Gallery, Abu Dhabi
Warehouse421

Warehouse421

Galleries

Zayed National Museum Render. Courtesy of Forster + Partners
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Al Riwaq Art Space
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Leisure

Restaurants, hotels & bars in Dubai & Sharjah
Armani Hotel Dubai, Exterior
Courtesy of Fairmont The Palm
Courtesy of Jumeirah Creekside Hotel
JW Marriot Marquis, Dubai
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Boca

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Café Belge

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El Manza

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Hakkasan

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