Arts Centre

The young are taking over (again)

One of the Jameel’s clever ideas has been to find a group of bright young artists, creators and other arts activists and hand over the arts centre’s programming to them for a while. This project – the Youth Takeover – [ … ]


NYUAD makes the most of Ramadan

Ramadan used to be a quiet time. Now, not so much – especially not in Abu Dhabi, where NYUAD is hosting the inaugural Ramadaniyyat, a week-long program of events to mark Ramadan that has been put together by NYUAD’s three [ … ]


Festival time again in RAK

The Ras Al Khaimah Fine Arts Festival – which opens on Friday 4 February and runs to 31 March – has come a long way in 10 years, to the point where it’s now becoming established as a solid contributor [ … ]

Art market

Fun times in Ajman

It’s starting to look as though an arts festival of some kind is a must-have for the image-conscious emirate – even the smallest. Ajman Tourism Development Department is to run the Al Murabbaa Arts Festival for ten days from the [ … ]