Arts Centre

The arts centre and the scent of love

What’s an arts centre for? Arguably there are three key functions: to deliver artistic work that its audience might not otherwise experience, to test the boundaries of the art form by fostering new thinking, and to promote excellence – maybe [ … ]


Festival time in RAK

Ras Al Khaimah Art, the new incarnation of the Ras Al Khaimah Fine Art Festival, opens to the public at 9pm on Friday 2 February. As ever, it’s at the Al Jazeera Al Hamra Heritage Village, which has increasingly been [ … ]

Art Fair

Art Dubai 2024: more extras, wider regionality

Art Dubai is promising a significantly expanded public programme for its 2024 edition (1-3 March) including what’s described as “the most extensive education, talks and thought-leadership programme of any international art fair”. The organisers said much the same last year, [ … ]