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Abu Dhabi's Culture

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Enjoy our Online Programme at Abu Dhabi Children's Library

Let's explore, discover and create together.

Art Residency Open Call

Applications are now open for the Cultural Foundation Art Residency 2021.

Performing arts programme

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

Abu Dhabi Children’s Library

A state-of-the-art library with innovative learning programmes and activities.

Home of Abu Dhabi’s Culture

Summer at Children’s Library

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
03 Nov 2020

The Art of Resin & Acrylic Pouring with Nassim Al Majed

Learn techniques for creating custom artworks with Countertop Epoxy's art products, specifically resin and acrylics. The class will be conducted by artist Nassim Al Majed on Microsoft Teams and an access link will be provided upon registration. Items required: clear resin (any brand), wooden board (any size), acrylic paint and brushes, spray paint or pigment powder, torch and heat gun, masking tape, plastic sheet to protect the table underneath, large wooden sticks (popsicles), plastic cups (large and small), glitter and stones (optional), mask, gloves, apron, carton or plastic box bigger than the wooden board.

Entry: 200 AED for single workshop | 480 AED for package of three workshops

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5:00 PM
10 Nov 2020

Portrait Painting Online Masterclass with Saggaf Al Hashmi

Learn how to sketch, draw and paint portraits like a pro, with master portrait artist Saggaf Al Hashmi. The class will be conducted on Microsoft Teams and an access link will be provided upon registration. Items required: canvas paper, charcoal pencils (hard and soft), white pencils, colour pastels (round) in black and brown, a soft brush and an acrylic colours set.

Entry: 200 AED for single workshop | 480 AED for package of three workshops

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5:00 PM
17 Nov 2020

Photo manipulation on Photoshop with Ahmed Ba Fadhl

Learn techniques of manipulation and transformation for photographs, using Adobe Photoshop methods to create a unique artwork. The class will be conducted by artist Ahmed Ba Fadhl on Microsoft Teams and an access link will be provided upon registration. Items required: Adobe Photoshop 2020 will be provided in the class.

Entry: 200 AED for single workshop | 640 AED for package of four workshops

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5:00 PM
24 Nov 2020

Still Life Painting with Ibrahim Al Awadhi

Learn the process of painting realistic still life in acrylics with pioneering Emirati artist Ibrahim Al Awadhi. The class will be conducted on Microsoft Teams and an access link will be provided upon registration. Items required: Acrylic paint, paintbrushes, canvas, paper.

Entry: 200 AED for single workshop | 640 AED for package of four workshops

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