Art enthusiasts rejoice – Dubai Art Season is finally here! A rich agenda of art, creativity and music will put Dubai’s rich cultural melting pot and its rising status as a global creative hub at centre stage.
Visitors can expect entrancing installations, performances and exhibitions exploring Arab heritage, as well as digital shows, wellness experiences, kids’ activities, painting, and photography.
The 2023 edition of Dubai Art Season will run through February and March, providing ample opportunities for you to bring out your inner artist or art critic.
A staple of Dubai’s art calendar, the Sikka Art and Design Fair returns with its yearly sneak peek feel in Al Seef from 24 February to 5 March. The Creek-front location provides the perfect backdrop for this popular showcase that spotlights artists from the UAE and around the world.
Echoing in ambiance and architecture Dubai’s heritage art-inspired zones will spread across Al Seef charming alleyways and sandstone structures. Painting, photography, sculpture, light structures, artisans showcase and music, this artist-led adventure is the perfect opportunity to walk into art and take a stroll around Al Seef.
From February 24th, expect multiple highlights including hands-on art workshops and inspiring creations submerged under the central theme, ‘Walk Into Art – Follow the Art Beats’. Al Seef will be divided into multisensory art districts, each exploring the different forms, experiences, and renditions of art.
Around the Heritage area, discover the spectacle of The Seven Cultural Art Zone, which features scent art, sand art, wood, spices and flavours, beading, clay art, and weaving. The Kids Art Zone welcomes children of all ages to express themselves through engaging avenues, such as painting, sand art, photo art, clay art and music. Those looking to surprise their senses can whet their appetite at the Flavours Zone across the destination’s restaurants or over spirted melodies at the Music Art Zone.
See creations made right before your eyes at the Live Art Zone, or marvel at stunning stills at the Photography Art Gallery Zone and illuminated creations at the Light Art Zone. The Illusion Art Zone at the Museum of Illusions awaits to trick your mind.
Those with a love of cultural and sophisticated artforms can venture to the main events area to find the Sculptures Art Gallery Zone, Painting Art Gallery Zone, and the Calligraphy Art Zone, as well as the Art of Living Zone at Hilton Hotels. Before you go, be sure not to miss out on The Sikka – Pop Art Zone mural at the Dhow Deck and the engaging “Tune Me In” piece near Nablus.
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