Art Dubai 2024 Opens Its Doors This Week


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The wait is over for art enthusiasts in the Middle East! Art Dubai, the region’s leading international art fair, returns for its 17th edition from March 1st to 3rd, 2024, at Madinat Jumeirah. This year’s event promises to be bigger and more diverse than ever before, showcasing over 120 presentations from more than 60 cities and 40 countries.

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Art Dubai 2024: What to Expect:

  • Four distinct sections: Explore a vast array of artistic expressions across Contemporary, Bawwaba (new and recently created works), Art Dubai Modern (focusing on modern art), and Art Dubai Digital (dedicated to digital art) sections.
  • New commissions and debuts: Witness the unveiling of exciting new works by established and emerging artists.
  • Global Art Forum: Delve into the theme of “Whether or Not,” exploring the impact of extreme weather and climate change through talks featuring artists, architects, and thought leaders. (Starts February 29th)
  • Engaging talks and programs: Expand your knowledge with a range of talks, including Art Dubai Modern Talks, Art Dubai Collector Talks, and the Digital Summit, which focuses on the burgeoning digital art scene.
  • A.R.M. Holding Children’s Programme: Spark young minds with creative workshops and activities exploring how future generations envision cities.
  • Exhibitions and installations: Immerse yourself in diverse presentations, including the Dubai Collection’s “Encounters” exhibition, featuring works by Emirati artists, and “Heart Space” by Krista Kim, a digital installation visualizing visitors’ heart rhythms.
  • Special features: Witness the launch of a limited-edition Piaget Limelight Gala watch designed by Emirati designer Shamsa Alabbar, and explore the HUNA Sculpture Park showcasing works by international artists.

Ticketing and Information:

  • Tickets: Secure your tickets online at One-day passes are priced at Dhs100, while three-day passes cost Dhs180.
  • Timings: The fair is open from 2pm to 9pm daily.
  • Getting there: Take the metro (Red Line) to Dubai Internet City Metro Station 2, followed by bus line 88. Alternatively, access the venue by car or taxi. Free parking is available at the Dubai Police Academy parking lot during the event.

Art Dubai 2024 promises a stimulating and enriching experience for art enthusiasts of all levels. From established collectors to curious newcomers, the diverse offerings cater to various interests and ignite a passion for the artistic world. So, mark your calendars and get ready to be inspired!

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