If you’re already an art aficionado or starting to grow a healthy liking for works of art that get the senses tingling, then make sure to pencil a day in your diary to visit Art Dubai. The highlight of the region’s cultural calendar, taking place from 21-24 March, 2019, presents works from over 500 contemporary and modern artists from across the world. The fair will be located at Madinat Jumeirah, Al Sufouh Road, Umm Suqeim, Dubai.
What to expect
Art Dubai 2019 will bring together +90 galleries from over 40 different countries, divided across four gallery sections, Contemporary, Modern, Residents as well as the inaugural edition of Bawwaba. The fair’s revamped structure will offer visitors greater access and deeper engagement with artists and galleries from non-Western geographies.
Art Dubai is a leading international Art Fair; it aims to broaden the conversation on art outside of the traditional art centers. The fascinating event achieves this by featuring galleries and artists presenting works from emerging art scenes, exhibited alongside and matching the quality of those from firmly established centers of the art world. This makes for a fair a place of discovery of art from across the Globe.
The VIP Programme
Art Dubai’s renowned VIP Programme is a members-only bespoke schedule of private visits to museums, institutions and studios, guided by directors, artists and curators. This consists of two parts viz. Museum Groups and Tours. The former are bespoke tours for curators and patrons to give insight into the region’s arts and culture scene. Taking in key exhibitions and events and incorporating visits to collectors’ homes and artists’ studios in the cities of Dubai, Sharjah and Abu Dhabi in the United Arab Emirates.
As for the Tours, these are a comprehensive introduction to the fair and present a selection of exciting highlights. Catered to individually tailored interests, the Tours provide a more bespoke experience for private groups led by trusted art specialists.
Art Dubai welcomes more than 1300 UAE and GCC-based students from over 40 schools and universities on specially organized tours each year.
Bespoke Education Guides provide student groups with an overview of the fair and information regarding the programme highlights.
Art Dubai has arranged special rates at the following hotels, located at Madinat Jumeirah:
a. Al Qasr, Madinat Jumeirah
b. Dar Al Masyaf, Madinat Jumeirah
c. Al Naseem, Madinat Jumeirah
d. Mina A’Salam, Madinat Jumeirah
For complete information about Art Dubai 2019 including the programme, location, travel, hotels and everything else, visit http://www.artdubai.ae