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Dubai Collection Nights to help art enthusiasts

Art Dubai 29 Mar 23
Dubai Collection Nights to help art enthusiasts
Dubai: Newly launched art initiative to connect artists, collectors and professionals.
Event Location
Dubai, Dubai
Start Time
29 March 2023, 12:00 AM
End Time
31 March 2023, 12:00 AM

The Dubai Collection is an initiative by the Dubai Culture & Arts Authority (Dubai Culture) under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, and runs in partnership with Art Dubai Group.

Dubai Collection Nights, was announced on Thursday by The Dubai Collection. The week-long series of events is set to take place annually with the first edition taking place between March 25-31 across various locations in the city.It aims to provide the public with an opportunity to explore and appreciate important artworks and to encourage a new culture of art collection in the emirate.

Dubai Collection, the city's first institutional collection of modern and contemporary art, helps engage communities with themes connected to the historical development of the UAE while focusing on artwork from the region.The works are selected by a curatorial committee, and are then loaned to temporary exhibitions around the city, or made publicly accessible through Dubai Collection’s digital museum.

The first edition will feature panel discussions on institution building and collecting by influential art professionals, insight into the A.R.M. Holding corporate collection - demonstrating how corporates are becoming an integral part of Dubai's creative landscape, film screenings, rare opportunities to visit the private collections of patrons, and visits to the studios of renowned UAE-based artists.

Benedetta Ghione, Executive Director of Art Dubai, said, "The line-up of activities is an important opportunity for local audiences to see the collection and connect with Dubai-based artists and patrons. Talks and debates will bring to the fore the voices of professionals and collectors committed to changing the landscape of institutional collecting, whilst every day during the week-long event there will be an opportunity for the public to see artworks and learn more about the collection."

To register for the event visit www.dubaicollection.ae/en/events. For updates on Dubai Collection, www.dubaicollection.ae/en.

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