A non-profit art space and cultural platform located in Al Qasba, Sharjah, the Maraya Art Centre is an initiative by the Sharjah Investment and Development Authority (Shurooq), with the purpose of promoting young artists from both the Arab region and the international art scene. Officially launched in March 2010, it is one of the UAE’s most spectacular venues for contemporary visual arts.
A three-storey art centre, established over 1500 square meters located in the heart of UAE’s cultural capital, it includes the Maraya Art Gallery on the third floor, and Maraya Community, which offers a diverse range of programmes and educational activities, on the first floor.
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Al Taawun Road, Al Qasba
Accented, curated by Murtaza Vali, works out from the premise that the accent is an enduring sign or...
01 Mar 2015 - 16 May 2015
Zero is a groundbreaking eco-exhibition, sponsored by Maraya Art Centre in partnership with Bee’ah,...
11 Mar 2015 - 28 May 2015
[ana] please keep your eyes closed for a moment
[ana] please keep your eyes closed for a moment, curated by JW Stella at Maraya Art Centre, is the first...
21 Oct 2015 - 02 Jan 2016
Al Haraka Baraka: In Movement There is Blessing
A project commissioned by U.A.E. Unlimited Arab Exploration. The theme of the exhibition Al Haraka Baraka:...
25 Feb 2016 - 30 Apr 2016
The Barjeel Art Foundation opens a new exhibition at the Barjeel Art Foundation Gallery at the Maraya...
14 Oct 2016 - 01 Feb 2017
Place And Unity: Works from the ADMAF Art Collection at Maraya Art Centre
Maraya Art Centre presents”Place and Unity”: featuring a group of works (more than 80 pieces)...
31 Oct 2016 - 31 Jan 2017
Sadik Kwaish Alfraji: Once Upon A Time: Hadiqat Al Umma
Maraya Art Centre presents “Once Upon A Time: Hadiqat Al Umma”, a solo exhibition by the...
04 Mar 2017 - 06 May 2017
Timo Nasseri: All the Letters in All the Stars
Maraya Art Centre is collaborating with Sharjah Islamic Arts Festival to present “Timo Nasseri:...
14 Dec 2017 - 05 Apr 2018
Tashweesh: Material Noise
Maraya Art Centre presents in partnership with UAE Unlimited the 2019 edition of the annual exhibition...
02 Mar 2019 - 25 May 2019
Gathering works by five recently graduated students of the College of Fine Arts and Design (CFAD) from...
09 Sep 2019 - 25 Sep 2019