Times to plan art institutions’ future: Warehouse421, Abu Dhabi unveils its 5-year strategy plan

Words by Carla Ingrasciotta
November 23, 2020

Since its establishment, Warehouse421 positioned itself as a hub for emerging artists to learn, experiment, and exhibit attracting a diverse audience in the UAE and the greater region.

Today it unveils a strategic framework for the next five years focusing on three core disciplines, Contemporary Visual Arts, Architecture and Design, and Film and Moving Image and how they are linked to the parallel ones, Performance, Literary Arts, Sonic Arts and Traditional Arts.

The framework includes: Exhibitions, General Public Program, Capability Building Programs, Educational Programs and Off-site Projects.

Faisal Al Hasan, Head of Warehouse421 said; “We are delighted to be sharing highlights of our strategy with our creative partners and the public. Since our establishment five years ago, we strived to provide a platform for our creative community’s growth while staying true to its social context. Today, and on our anniversary, we share with the public an outline of our strategy that we will roll out gradually between 2021-2025. In its essence, lies the support for the development of the local and regional emerging creative practice.”

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