About Abu Dhabi Art

Abu Dhabi Art presents museum quality artworks from modern, contemporary and design galleries. This year it includes a wide spectrum of installations and large-scale sculptures, as well as a new section titled Artists’ Waves that places the discovery and re-discovery of artists at the core of Abu Dhabi Art, through a curated exhibition.

Abu Dhabi Art’s platform has grown to include important milestones, reflecting the growth of Abu Dhabi’s artistic scene. A new performing arts programme titled Durub Al Tawaya features artistic interventions in Saadiyat Cultural District and expands into the city of Abu Dhabi, creating a special route connected by performances and cultural happenings. The Abu Dhabi Art Design Programme continues to support UAE designers, and will also highlight architecture through the presentation of a commissioned structure by one of the world’s leading architects, Shigeru Ban. 

Abu Dhabi Art will be held at the UAE Pavilion and Manarat Al Saadiyat in the Saadiyat Cultural District, the growing cultural hub of the region, which hosts a diverse year-round cultural programme. Saadiyat Cultural District is the future home of Louvre Abu Dhabi, Zayed National Museum and Guggenheim Abu Dhabi.

Click here to download the Abu Dhabi Art 2013 showguide.

Abu Dhabi Art Opening Times

Public Days
Wednesday 20 November 15:00 – 22:00
Thursday 21 November 15:00 – 22:00
Friday 22 November 14:00 – 22:00
Saturday 23 November 14:00 – 22:00

Manarat Al Saadiyat exhibitions, hospitality and retail are open from 09:00 to 22:00 each day.

Look out for

Modern, Contemporary & Design Galleries

The exhibiting galleries represent the world’s most innovative and established galleries offering exceptional artwork...
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Signature

An opportunity for galleries to present a solo exhibition for one of their artists. Artwork: Marwa Adel, Faceless,...
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Beyond

Bringing art to the public arena, Beyond provides a platform for large scale sculpture. Artwork: Ahmed Mater, Cowboy...
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Bidaya

Bidaya means beginning in Arabic and as such, is awarded to one emergent gallery, launching its journey on the...
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Artists’ Waves

To celebrate its 5th edition, Abu Dhabi Art is launching a new section titled Artists’ Waves that places the discover...
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Durub Al Tawaya

Durub Al Tawaya is a multi-stage project launching during Abu Dhabi Art. Interventions throughout the city of Abu Dha...
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Abu Dhabi Art Design

Abu Dhabi Art Design includes a wide spectrum of forward-thinking designs presented in the form of architecture,...
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Art, Talks and Sensations

Now in its fourth edition, ‘Art, Talks and Sensations’ is an innovative mix of visual art, large-scale installations and ...
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Small is Beautiful

Small is Beautiful, part of this year’s Art, Talks & Sensations , is a parallel exhibition that features small-scale...
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Artyfact

Abu Dhabi Art’s boutique retail store that presents a collection of limited edition items by Hajer Abdullah Al Tenaij...
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TASCHEN

Abu Dhabi Art is pleased to welcome TASCHEN Store, presenting a collection of high end titles on art and architecture...
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Artwork information at Abu Dhabi Art

Abu Dhabi Art is pleased to provide collectors and visitors with the unique opportunity to have access to information...
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