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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
19 Nov 2019
Workshops

Art Resin with Bwader Basheer

Learn techniques for creating custom artworks with countertop epoxy's art products, specifically art resin. This workshop with Bwader Basheer will cover different variations of resin art applications using neon colours.

Entry: AED 250

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8:00 PM
21 Nov 2019
Performances

47Soul

47SOUL is an Electro Arabic Dabke (Shamstep) band formed in Amman Jordan in 2013. The members are rooted in Bilad Al-Sham, spanning the divides from Amman to the Galilee to Ramallah and the rest of the Palestinian Diaspora. This new sound of 47SOUL has rapidly amassed fans in the Arab World and Europe by blasting the electric Arabic Dabke sound through underground music scenes. Tickets: AED 75, AED 100, AED 150 The prices mentioned do not include VAT.

8:00 PM
22 Nov 2019
Performances

Müller & Makaroff (Gotan Project) Presents

Plaza Francia Orchestra is an international musical project by a trio of famous musicians headed by vocalist Catherine Ringer (from French band Les Rita Mitsouko). They sing compositions by Argentine Eduardo Makaroff and Swiss Christoph H. Müller, from the highly acclaimed Gotan Project. Tickets: AED 75, AED 100, AED 125, AED 150 The prices mentioned do not include VAT.

6:00 PM
24 Nov 2019
Workshops

Perfume Creations with Mona Al Haddad

Participants will translate Najat Makki's paintings into their own personal scents.

Entry: AED 250

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8:00 PM
07 Dec 2019
Performances

Mohammed Abdo

With a prolific career spanning more than four decades, thousands of songs and more than 30 albums, Mohammed Abdo is a master musician beyond compare. Known as ‘Artist of the Arabs’ – a name given to him by the late Tunisian president Habib Bourguiba, who was one of his admirers, Abdo is Saudi Arabia’s most revered musician and an Arab superstar. Tickets: AED 250, AED 500, AED 800, AED 1000 VIP Box (4 seats): AED 5,000 The prices mentioned do not include VAT.

5:00 PM
08 Dec 2019
Performances

London Vegetable Orchestra – Arab World Premiere

The London Vegetable Orchestra (LVO) is the UK’s only ensemble that literally offers audiences ‘home-grown’ entertainment. As the group’s name suggests, the instruments are made out of hand-crafted local produce, and they sound as incredible as they look. 30 min performances, free to the public: 5:00 pm at the Children’s Library 6:00 pm and 7:00 pm at Al Hosn Plaza Maker’s Stall from 7:30 pm at Al Hosn Plaza for one hour