Top Art Events of the Month October 2023

Top Spots Dubai shares Dubai’s top exhibition openings and cultural events for the month of October 2023.

Takshkeel, Alserkal Avenue

Made in Takshkeel 2023 by Takshkeel Group
20th June until 11th October

Ishara Art Foundation, Alserkal Avenue

Only Life, Myriad Places: Sudarshan Shetty
25th August until 9th December

Firetti Contemporary, Alserkal Avenue

MORAL CODES by Josh Rowell
7th September until 7th November

Leaving Is Home by Sawsan Al Bahar
1st October until 1st November

The Dubai Calligraphy Biennale Exhibition: Breaking Boundaries II by Diaa Allam, Sawsan Al Bahar, Josh Rowel, Kaikhan Salakhov and Yousra Wahba
1st October until 1st November

Brush Strokes & Perspectives – A Journey Through Interconnected Passages of Non-Figurative Art by Abdelkader Guermaz, Asma M’naouar, Chafic Abboud, Hedi Turki, Leopoldo Torres-Aguero, Mahjoub Ben Bella, Mohamed Khadda and Nasser Assar
6th September until 28th October

Moving Art Exhibition from South Africa to the Middle East by Oussama Garti, Barbara Wildenboer, Jakob Roepke, Halim Al Karim, Richard Ketley, Mahmoud Hamadani, Yoshihiko Tsutsumi and Imran Channa
7th September until 19th October

Memory is the Seamstress by Hangama Amiri, Cian Dayrit, Melissa Joseph, Lebohang Kganye, Jagdeep Raina and Raed Yassin
18th September until 3rd November

Grey Noise, Alserkal Avenue

Arodo Art Exhibition by Karolina Krasouli
18th September until 7th November

Carbon 12, Alserkal Avenue

Yours or Mine? Duo Exhibition by Olaf Breuning & Edgar Orlaineta
18th September until 1st November

Unsuspecting State by Abdalla Al Omari
18th September until 18th November

Larger-than-life by Fernando Botero
20th September until 6th October

Tremble by Lita Cabellut
4th October until 18th October

Unyielding Essences: “A Feminine Odyssey Through Matter and Soul” by Leila Pazooki
21st September until 10th November

I Guess I Am Still Angry by Ali Cha’aban
28th September until 10th November

A 60 Year Retrospective by Jehangir Vazifdar
28th September until 10th November

Woodcut Prints, 1981 to 1987 by Farideh Lashai
28th September until 14th November

Perrotin, DIFC

Group Show by Jeremy Demester, Elladj Lincy Deloumeaux, Gerard Schneider, Georges Mathieu, Jason Boyd Kinsella
21st August until 15th October (extended)

MULTIVERSE Klove by Prateek Jain & Gautam Seth
28th September until 10th November

Jameel Arts Centre, Jaddaf Waterfront

Some Seasons: Fereydoun Ave and the Laal Collection, 1959 – 2019
27th September until 23rd March 2024

The Third Line, Alserkal Avenue

Prolepsis by Sahand Hesamiyan
28th September until 3rd November

Volte Art Projects, Alserkal Avenue

To See a World in a Grain of Sand by Shambhavi Singh
28th September until 27th October

The Front Side Strikes the Most by Saher Nassar
28th September until 30th December

The Dubai Calligraphy Biennale Exhibition: “INTERwoven TEXTures” by Victor Ekpuk
28th September until 21st November

View of the Efie Gallery in Al Quoz in Dubai. Pawan Singh / The National

Al Jalila Cultural Centre for Children, Umm Suqeim

The Dubai Calligraphy Biennale Exhibition: “Transmedial Exhibition” by Dubai Culture collaboration with The Dubai Collection, Art Dubai and Etihad Museum.
1st October until 31st October

Al Safa Art & Design Library, Jumeirah 3

The Dubai Calligraphy Biennale Exhibition: ‘Adorned by Calligraphy” by Dubai Culture collaboration with The Dubai Collection, Art Dubai and Etihad Museum
1st October until 31st October

The Dubai Calligraphy Biennale Exhibition: “Calligraphy Redefined: A Perspective In Play” by Dubai Culture collaboration with The Dubai Collection, Art Dubai and Etihad Museum
1st October until 31st October

The Dubai Calligraphy Biennale Exhibition: “Twisted Perception” by Ghaleb Hawila
1st October until 31st October

Building 6, Dubai Design District

The Dubai Calligraphy Biennale Exhibition: “Connecting Cultures and Posters Visual Language” by Dubai Culture collaboration with The Dubai Collection, Art Dubai and Etihad Museum
1st October until 31st October

The Dubai Calligraphy Biennale Exhibition: “The Quranic Encyclopedia, Emission of Language, Fusion and Galaxy” by Mattar Bin Lajej
1st October until 31st October

The Dubai Calligraphy Biennale Exhibition: “Passage to Promise” by Victor Ekpuk
1st October until 31st October

Etihad Museum, Al Mina

The Dubai Calligraphy Biennale Exhibition: “Dubai International Arabic Calligraphy Exhibition (DIACE)” by Dubai Culture collaboration with The Dubai Collection, Art Dubai and Etihad Museum
1st October until 31st October

Foundry, Downtown

The Dubai Calligraphy Biennale Exhibition: “Unwritten, Unspoken & Told” by Dubai Culture collaboration with The Dubai Collection, Art Dubai and Etihad Museum
1st October until 31st October

The Dubai Calligraphy Biennale Exhibition: “Transcending Calligraphy: Beyond Letters and Symbols” by Rachid Koraichi and Bahman Panahi
1st October until 31st October

Level Shoes, Downtown

The Dubai Calligraphy Biennale Exhibition: “F.I.T – Fashion in Typography” by Amna Sahem
1st October until 31st October

The Dubai Calligraphy Biennale Exhibition: INFINITE – The limitless possibilities of Arabic calligraphy and Technology by Diaa Allam
1st October until 31st October

The Cultural and Scientific Association, Al Mamzar

The Dubai Calligraphy Biennale Exhibition: “Classical Calligraphy” by Dubai Culture collaboration with The Dubai Collection, Art Dubai and Etihad Museum
1st October until 31st October

Visitor Centre Al Shindagha Museum, Shindagha

The Dubai Calligraphy Biennale Exhibition: “The History of Arabic Calligraphy in the United Arab Emirates” by Dubai Culture collaboration with The Dubai Collection, Art Dubai and Etihad Museum
1st October until 31st October