Non-Profit

Contemporary Art Platform Kuwait – CAP Kuwait

Non profit art centre founded in Kuwait in 2011

Contemporary Art Platform Kuwait – CAP Kuwait stands for Contemporary Art Platform, Kuwait’s only non-profit art center for modern & contemporary art. At CAP they aim to encourage and support emerging or established artists and any art lover by organizing art exhibitions as well as offering a public arts library, a studio space,workshops, lectures and film screenings.

Contemporary Art Platform is one of the biggest non-profit institutions in the region with more than 700 Sq m. Divided into three parts, CAP main exhibition space for curated and collective exhibitions, The Art Room and The Design Room. Located in Industrial Shuwaikh. CAP’s growing public art library includes books and magazines about art & design, architecture, artist biographies and much more. In addition to a quite sitting area and a free Wi-fi connection.
The studio space is open for daily workshops for kids and workshops ran by visiting artists.

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

CLOSING DAYS:
fri

BY APPOINTMENT:
sat

T: +965 24925636
M: info@capkuwait.com
W: Website

ADDRESS
Life Center (same building as Eureka and Midas) Industrial Shuwaikh Block 2, St 28

ESTABLISHED
2011
Past Exhibitions
Exhibitions
Al Seef: Works from the Collection of Barjeel Art Foundation
The colloquial Arabic word Al-Seef, translates into English as ‘water’s edge’, denotes...
11 Jan 2015 - 31 Mar 2015
Exhibitions
Sami Mohammed: A Retrospective
This retrospective of the Kuwaiti sculptor Sami Mohammed is made up of over 120 pieces and it is the...
15 Mar 2015 - 15 Jun 2015
Exhibitions
Shurooq Amin: It’s a Mad World
It has been 4 years since the shutdown of Shurooq Amin’s last show in Kuwait and the subsequent censorship...
10 Apr 2016 - 21 May 2016
Exhibitions
Tarek Al-Ghoussein: K Files
The first solo show in Kuwait by Tarek Al-Ghoussein, the “K Files” hosted at CAPKuwait is part of...
05 Dec 2017 - 02 Jan 2018