Our
Initiatives

Setting the stage for the various
expressions of arts

Downtown Desig

Downtown Design

Downtown Design is an international design trade fair of select quality brands exhibiting products, ...

Soul of Duba

Soul of Dubai

​Launched in 2012, Soul of Dubai aims at showcasing the dynamic growth of the city as well as its cu...

Dubai Art Season

Dubai Art Season

Dubai Culture and Arts Authority launched the sixth edition of Dubai Art Season under the patronage ...

Sikka art festival

Sikka art festival

 Sikka Art Fair 2019, Dubai Culture’s flagship event and one of the main initiatives under t...

Art Services

Art Services

​Dubai Culture's Arts Services portfolio comprises multifaceted services to identify, encourage, nur...

Dubai Next

Dubai Next

Dubai Next is a dynamic platform aimed at highlighting the vibrant creative scene of Dubai and its c...

Art Bu

Art Bus

​​The ArtBus, organized by "ArtintheCity" and "thejamjar", in partnership with ...

Art Duba

Art Dubai

Held under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and P...

The Reading Bo

The Reading Box

Dubai Culture & Arts Authority (Dubai Culture), has announced the launch of the fourth edit...

Dubai

Dubai X

​His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE an...

RetrospectiveExhibitio

RetrospectiveExhibition

​Abdulqader Al Rais Retrospective Exhibition 25th September – 21st October 2018 For the first time i...

CulturalPotteryFestiva

CulturalPotteryFestival

​Organized for the first time by Dubai Culture and Arts Authority, the Pottery Festival is considere...

Night of ideas

Night of ideas

​ In collaboration between Dubai Culture and the French Institute in United Arab Emirates, a worldwi...

Summer Internshi

Summer Internship

​The Human Resources department would like to announce the Summer Internship, to be held from 7th Ju...

Visual Art Programme

Visual Art Programme

​Creative Space Visual Art Programme 7th September – 30th December 2019 In association with the Akk...

CULTURE CALENDAR

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94%

Customer Satisfaction

734

Events in Culture-Art-Heritage

1149

Emirati Artist and Talent

22

Cultural and Heritage Sites

50th

Al Ras Public Library

1,022,634

Visitors for Dubai Museum

830,539

Visitors of the Heritage Sites

8

Public Libraries

I am not strange.
I am just not normal.
Salvador Dali

Dubai Culture
Story


The Dubai Culture & Arts Authority (Dubai Culture) was launched on March 8, 2008 by His Highness Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, UAE Vice President & Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai. Dubai Culture plays a critical part in achieving the vision of the Dubai Strategic Plan 2021 of establishing the city as vibrant, global Arabian metropolis that shapes culture and arts in the region and the world.

Vision
Dubai A global centre for culture An incubator for creativity A thriving hub for talent


...

Leaders and visionaries that are leading the cultural renaissance in the city.

The Dubai Culture and Arts Authority was launched in March 2008 as a key initiative ...

Home to many of the world's biggest achievements, Dubai has gained a reputation as a multicultural ...

strategic framework for the Arts & Culture sector.

OUR JOURNEY
Past
, Present & Future

Art entersyour lifein many forms. A poem, a film, a painting, a book. Whenever it findsyou, breathe it in and live.


"Our national identity is integrally linked to the                         Arabic language,which serves as an effective medium to                         express our values, culture and heritage"                                                  HH Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid

Live Our
Heritage

Like every city, Dubai's character is shaped by its culture.

Heritage House

Heritage House

  Please note, this venue is currently UNDER RENOVATION and will be closed to the public...

Coin Museu

Coin Museum

 The Coins Museum is located in Al Fahidi Historical Neighbourhood near the Ruler's Divan in Bu...

Naif Museu

Naif Museum

Naif Fort was built in 1939 in a strategic location of Deira's district, in the heart of the commerc...

EtihadMuseum

EtihadMuseum

  ​A dynamic 21st century museum, Etihad Museum is focused on inspiring its visitors with ...

Al Shindagha Museu

Al Shindagha Museum

​Al Shindagha Museum   The iconic Dubai Creek area is the home to our museum, where visitors ca...

Al Ahmadiya School

Al Ahmadiya School

​ Please note, this venue is currently UNDER RENOVATION and will be closed to the public until f...

A true artist
is not one who is inspired,
but one who inspires others.
Salvador Dali

Dubai
Public Library

Turn the pages to your next adventure

CREATIVITY IS INTELLIGENCE HAVING FUN
Albert Einstein

 "NATURE IS NOT ONLY ALL THAT IS VISIBLE TO THE EYE IT ALSO INCLUDES THE INNER PICTURES OF THE SOUL"                                                  Edvard Munch

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