Art Fair

Abu Dhabi Art makes some new friends

Abu Dhabi Art has unveiled a Friends initiative, designed “to facilitate new models of public cultural philanthropy” and “help support the dynamic art eco-system in the UAE”. More than 40 local art enthusiasts have signed up (we count 43, in […]


Vantage Point Sharjah 9 awards

Sharjah Art Foundation announced the winners of its inaugural photography prize at the opening of Vantage Point Sharjah 9 (VPS9) in Al Hamriyah Studios. Presenting works by 53 photographers from 30 countries ad selected from more than 500 entries, the […]


More short theatre for Dubai

Dubai is getting a brand new three-day festival of theatre under the name Theme 8, with performances at the Theatre at Mall of the Emirates at the end of the month. The festival is for original short plays (8 to […]


Abu Dhabi gets a new ‘creativity festival’

Three days of talks, performances, “dining experiences”, art installations and screenings from an invited roster of “acclaimed global creative talent” are featured in a new ‘creativity festival’ to be held at Abu Dhabi’s Manarat al Saadiyat in October. From the […]