Barjeel Art Foundation is an independent, UAE-based initiative established to manage, preserve and exhibit an extensive collection of Modern and Contemporary Arab Art. The foundation’s guiding principle is to contribute to the intellectual development of the art scene in the Arab region by building a prominent, publicly accessible art collection in the UAE.
The Sharjah Museum of Islamic Civilization is located in the heart of Sharjah on the Majarrah waterfront, the building a former souq.
How does education influence the work of artists? And how does creativity adapt to the rules and processes in academic institutes? When attempting to define an artist, one often forgets that artists are people too, compelled to making things; they trigger emotions, and project realities through different mediums.
Observation is an exhibition showing the changes and developments of two of the first generation artists of the UAE, Dr Najat Mekky and Mohammed AlQassab. Works will include pieces from different periods of their careers from the 1980s until the present day.
Taking place from January 2016 to January 2018, Sharjah Biennial 13: Tamawuj, encompasses exhibitions, projects and educational programmes in five locations, expanding the biennial’s structure across space and time.
The annual March Meeting presentations collectively consider the main curatorial framework of SB13 in greater depth.
1971 is a multi-functional design space dedicated to exhibition, display and discussion on all forms of contemporary design ranging from graphic, furniture to interior as well as interactive design and new technologies.
Established in 2006, Maraya Art Centre is a three-storey non-profit creative space located in Sharjah, UAE. Since its inception, Maraya has offered the public an innovative exhibitions programme, showcasing the work of leading Middle Eastern and international artists.
Ahmed Morsi: A Dialogic Imagination traces the artist’s diverse output from the 1940s up to the present day. Both figurative and fantastical, his paintings evoke his practice as a poet.
Sharjah Archaeology Museum offers you the opportunity to explore the rich heritage and deep-rooted history of Sharjah from the stone and modern ages until the rise of Islam.