3 Important Art Events Happening Now/Soon in Dubai

Alserkal Art Week, Al Quoz

26 February – 5 March

Head down to Dubai’s cultural quarters to discover a week-long programme dedicated to contemporary art. The Al Quoz creative hub will present a a line-up of exhibitions by its galleries spotlighting some of the most dynamic contemporary artists from the region and beyond. Highlights include Dappled Light by Rana Begum at Concrete and Alserkal Lates on 28 February (10AM- 10PM) where visitors can discover what Alserkal has to offer long into the night.

Art Dubai, Madinat Jumeirah

3 – 5 March

The Art Dubai art fair returns for its 16th season. Head to Art Dubai to discover more than 130 regional and international exhibitors from over 40 countries, spanning modern and contemporary art. Check out the fair’s programming to discover panel talks and artist-led workshops for kids and refuel at the fair’s selection of pop-up restaurants.

Sikka Art and Design Festival, Al Fahidi Historical Neighbourhood

24 February – 5 March

Held under the patronage of Her Highness Sheikha Latifa bint Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Chairperson of Dubai Culture and a member of the Dubai Council, Sikka Art and Design Festival is a flagship initiative by Dubai Culture. The 2023 edition saw artists from across the GCC invited to decorate Dubai’s most historic neighbourhood, the Al Fahidi Historical District with works that capture a vision of the future. Programming spans exhibitions, installations, poetry nights, musical performances, workshops and films.