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Abu Dhabi's Culture

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Najat Makki: Luminescence

A survey exhibition on Emirati artist Najat Makki.

Performing arts programme

World-class, contemporary, popular and home-grown performing arts programme including music, dance and theatre.

An enriching public programme

Artist talks, workshops, master classes, guided tours, curated film screenings and other creative programmes.

Home of Abu Dhabi’s Culture

Home of Abu Dhabi’s Culture

Home of Abu Dhabi’s Culture

Home of Abu Dhabi’s Culture

Upcoming Events

A calendar of innovative visual and performing arts programme will celebrate the Cultural Foundation throughout the year.

5:00 PM
21 Jan 2020

Still Life Painting

Learn the process of still life painting in acrylics with pioneer Emirati Artist Ibrahim Al Awadhi. Pricing: 350 AED for 1 workshop 840 AED for a package of 3 workshops

12:00 PM
23 Jan 2020

Tom Gates

For the first time in Abu Dhabi, the award-winning Tom Gates book series is coming to the stage in an exciting family adventure! With beloved characters and a brand-new story, this show is perfect for children aged 5-12. Join the adventure with fan-favourite Tom Gates and his band The Dogzombies as they do their best save the day! Tickets: AED 100, AED 75, AED 50

5:00 PM
28 Jan 2020

Clay Art & Design by Hessa Al Ajmani

Learn the techniques of making and decorating products from clay such as tea sets and mugs with Hessa Al Ajmani Pricing: 350 AED for 1 workshop 840 AED for a package of 3 workshops

5:00 PM
04 Feb 2020

The Art of Resin & Acrylic Pouring

Learn techniques for creating custom artworks with countertop epoxy's art products, specifically Resin & Acrylics. This workshop is conducted by Nasim Al Majed who will cover different variations of resin art applications. Pricing: 350 AED for 1 workshop 840 AED for a package of 3 workshops

5:00 PM
11 Feb 2020

Traditional painting workshop by artist Saggaf Al Hashmi

Learn techniques of traditional portrait painting by artist Saggaf Al Hashmi. Pricing: 350 AED for 1 workshop 840 AED for a package of 3 workshops

8:00 PM
14 Feb 2020

Asala

Asala is one of the most successful pop stars in the Arab world. With an incredible 26 albums to her name, she has numerous hits and an extensive musical repertoire to draw on for her Cultural Foundation show. In 2019, Asala performed Right Where I'm Supposed to Be as the Official Song of the 2019 Special Olympics World Summer Games in Abu Dhabi in collaboration with Ryan Tedder, Avril Lavigne, Luis Fonsi, Hussain Al Jassmi and Tamer Hosny. Tickets: AED 500, AED 350, AED 250