Art Sawa

Founded in Dubai in 2008 by Amel B.Makkawi.



Bld. 8, Podium Level, Gate Village DIFC

Founded in 2008 by Amel B. Makkawi, Art Sawa is an art platform providing artists from the region with a space where they can present their work and raise awareness on contemporary art from the Middle East, North Africa and neighboring countries.

Art Sawa is dedicated to promoting world-class contemporary art to a global and regional audience; the gallery has two branches in Dubai, in Al Quoz and in DIFC, and opened a third one in Kuwait in 2017.

Contacts & Details
mon, tue, wed, thu, fri, sat, sun 10:00 am – 8:00 pm

T: +971 4 386 2366
W: Website

Bld. 8, Podium Level, Gate Village DIFC

Past Exhibitions
Wael Darwesh: The Prank
The Prank, the new solo exhibition of the Egyptian painter Wael Darwesh, focuses on the creative process...
16 Mar 2015 - 15 Apr 2015
Rym Karoui: Eclosion
Rym Karoui’s works and many of her figures, stripped of folksy sentimentalism, seem to embody the essence...
15 Sep 2015 - 16 Nov 2015
Zena Assi: My City Shore
Migrants and refugees news has lately captured the world’s attention with scenes of heartbreaking tragedy....
21 Feb 2016 - 20 Mar 2016
Contemporary Women Arab Artists
With a collection of  Artworks of up and coming and very promising artists, Art Sawa explores the different...
23 Nov 2016 - 24 Dec 2016
Pino Deodato: The Universe Is A Blue Tree
Art Sawa presents “The Universe Is A Blue Tree”, a solo exhibition by the artist Pino Deodato....
27 Nov 2016 - 20 Feb 2017
Georges Mohasseb: Avoca-Avocado
Art Sawa presents “Avoca-Avocado”, a solo exhibition by the artist and designer Georges...
21 Feb 2017 - 16 Mar 2017
Rym Karoui: L’Usine a Reves | Dream Factory
Art Sawa presents “L’Usine a Reves | Dream Factory”, a solo exhibition by the Tunisian...
16 Mar 2017 - 16 Apr 2017
Zena Assi: Put It In A Tin | My City-Wall
Art Sawa presents “Put It In A Tin | My City-Wall”, a solo exhibition featuring two series...
24 May 2017 - 23 Jul 2017