The Spectacular Grand Event “Beauty of Light”

DUBAI / The spectacular Grand Event "Beauty of Light" of the second Hamdan International Photography Award (HIPA) took place on March 18th, 2013, at the Dubai International Financial Center (DIFC). It was an event to be remembered.

Galleries Night in Alserkal Avenue 2013

DUBAI / On March 18, 2013 as a part of Art Dubai Galleries Night, Alserkal Avenue will yet again open their doors from 18:00 to 21:00 to the community with long awaited exhibitions and inauguration of the new additions to its arts community.

Muslim Women Speak Out In Global Online Exhibition

SAN FRANCISCO / The International Museum of Women (IMOW) announces the debut of MUSLIMA: MUSLIM WOMEN’S ART & VOICES, a groundbreaking international collection of artwork, stories and ideas from contemporary Muslim women. The free online exhibition features exclusive interviews with leading women’s rights advocates from countries including Iran, Afghanistan, and Bosnia and showcases the barrier-breaking creativity of female artists from every region of the world.

Islamic Iran in the Mirror of Culture and Civilization

SARAJEVO / The Iranian Cultural Week, traditionally held every year in Sarajevo, the capital city of Bosnia and Herzegovina, ended on Saturday January 19, 2013. The goal of this event was to present the heritage and the cultural diversity of Iran today.


ISTANBUL / All Arts Istanbul will be held for the first time in April 2013, at the Istanbul Convention Center, and it will offer art enthusiasts a wide array of works, ranging from Turkish and Ottoman traditional arts to antiques, from modern to contemporary art. In addition to a variety of artworks from Turkey, Middle East and North Africa, antiques and contemporary art will be presented to audiences side by side for the first time.

More than 40 Top Designers and Artists from The Gulf Region at Al Riwaq Art Space’s Market338

BAHRAIN / More than 40 top designers and artists from the gulf region are teaming up in Adliya’s Block 338 to showcase their work in a two-week art and design fair launching November 29th through December 15th, 2012. Market338, organized by Al Riwaq Art Space, will feature music performances, lectures, workshops, pop-up cafes, and specially commissioned public art installations.

Next month’s Abu Dhabi Art welcomes contemporary designers, artists, architects

Abu Dhabi / The fourth edition of Abu Dhabi Art, a platform for modern and contemporary art held under the patronage of His Highness General Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, welcomes renowned art world personalities for its 2012 public programme. Adel Abidin, Frank Gehry, Richard Armstrong, Jean Nouvel, Subodh Gupta, Bharti Kher, Stuart Haygarth, Abdulnasser Gharem, Ghada Amer, Mohammed Kazem and Marina Abramovic (for her first time in the Middle East), are just some of the names in town that week, reflecting the international calibre of Abu Dhabi Art and the capital as a cross-roads for the arts scene.