Hidden Gems of Dubai. Modern Art

Dubai’s art scene is rapidly evolving, with an increasing number of galleries, exhibitions, and events popping up across the city. In recent years, Dubai has established itself as a hub for modern and contemporary art, attracting artists and art enthusiasts from around the world.

Whether you’re a seasoned art collector or simply interested in exploring the local art scene, there are plenty of hidden gems in Dubai that are worth a visit.

All activities listed here are completely free to attend.

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1. Alserkal Avenue

Alserkal Avenue is one of the most prominent art hubs in Dubai, housing over 50 contemporary art galleries, studios, and creative spaces.

The Avenue hosts regular exhibitions, art fairs, and cultural events, attracting a diverse crowd of artists, curators, and art enthusiasts.

With its industrial-chic vibe and community-driven ethos, Alserkal Avenue is a must-visit destination for anyone interested in contemporary art and culture.

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Alserkal Avenue

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First Al Khail Str... 16 Feb 10:00 - 19:00

Alserkal Avenue, situated in the heart of Dubai, was once an industrial zone comprising of 40 warehouses that have since...

2. Dubai Design District

Dubai Design District, or D3, is a vibrant creative hub that celebrates all aspects of design, from fashion and art to architecture and technology. D3 is home to a range of contemporary art galleries and exhibition spaces, as well as design studios, pop-up shops, and cafes.

Visitors can explore the district’s unique architecture and public art installations, attend workshops and talks, and discover the latest trends in design and fashion. With its cutting-edge approach to design and creativity, D3 is a must-visit destination for anyone looking to discover the future of art and design in Dubai.

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Dubai Design District

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Dubai Design Distr... 16 Feb 10:00 - 24:00

Dubai Design District, also known as D3, is a creative hub that offers a unique and dynamic experience for tourists and ...

3. Jameel Arts Centre

Jameel Arts Centre is a contemporary art museum that showcases local and international artists, as well as hosting cultural programs and community events.

The center’s striking architecture and stunning waterfront location make it a unique and inspiring destination for art lovers.

Visitors can explore the museum’s diverse exhibitions, attend talks and screenings, and participate in workshops and events. Learn more about location and visiting times by checking the link below.

Jameel Arts Centre

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Jameel Arts Centre... 16 Feb 12:00 - 20:00

The Coin Museum located in the Al Fahidi Historic District in Dubai offers a haven for coin enthusiasts who can explore

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Published: 2023-05-05