Art Dubai is an international art fair with its roots in the Middle East, Africa and South Asia. Known as a particularly global and innovative fair, Art Dubai features three gallery programmes offering audiences the opportunity to discover the work of more than 500 artists through histories and across geographies.
This year’s edition will feature 92 galleries from 44 countries, reinforcing its position as the most global of art fairs and the preeminent platform to discover new artists, galleries and emerging trends. Alongside the contemporary gallery halls, guests will be able to discover Art Dubai Modern, the only platform dedicated to showcasing museum-quality works by modern masters from the Middle East, Africa and South Asia.
Art Dubai also has the most extensive not for profit programming of its kind which includes Art Dubai’s Projects, focusing for the first time solely on performance art; Global Art Forum 11, the most significant annual arts conference in the Middle East and Asia which this year focuses on the trade of goods and ideas that shape–and reshape–the world; The Room a large scale immersive and performative daily gala dinner and the unveiling of the Abraaj Group Art Prize, the most significant art prize in the region which this year was awarded to Rana Begum whose commission will be presented alongside works by three shortlisted artists in an exhibition curated by Omar Berrada.
Wednesday March 15 : 1-4pm Ladies Day Preview (Open To All Women) | 4-9:30pm VIP Opening (Invitation Only)
Thursday March 16 : 4-9:30pm Day 1
Friday March 17 : 2-9:30pm Day 2
Saturday March 18 : 12-6:30pm Day 3