The Empty Quarter and Steve McCurry comes together to present their first collaborative work in Dubai. The photographs to be exhibited in the show were taken within the seven emirates in UAE. The exhibition sheds more light on ancient and fading culture, vanishing Arabian traditions and customs. McCurry has worked for more than 30 years in capturing every bits of contemporary culture.
Venue: The Empty Quarter
Address: Gate Village Building 2, DIFC, Dubai
Date: April 16
Phone: 04 323 1210
Annie the Musical
Music and drama lovers can attend the event on 17th of April. This play is about Annie, an 11 year old orphan who lost her parents. But she is enthusiastic and adventurous. This play dates back to 1930s depression hit America. This musical play highlights that how she escapes Miss Hannigan and the orphanage manager. Finally she meets the famous billionaire Oliver Warbucks. Tickets are available at Dhs200-250.
Venue: Madinat Theatre
Address: Madinat Jumeirah, Umm Suqeim
Date: 17th April
Phone: 04 366 6546
The Act of Gordafarid – The Female Warrior
The exhibition of the female warriors brings together the amusement of dramatic flair for sculpturing. The exhibition was organised by Yasmin Sinai who is famous for creating unique installations. The creator Yasmin Sinai used the mythological story of the only female warrior in Persian poet Ferdowsi’s The Book of Kings, Gordafarid. She trying to highlight her not only as a warrior but a mother and a partner who fought for her father’s castle and her people’s right.
Venue: The Courtyard Gallery
Address: Al Quoz, Dubai
Date: 18th April
Phone: 04 3479090
ZERO: Infinite Possibilities
It is an exhibition organised by a group that looks into the scope for conceptual art through a diversified mediums which includes sculpture, mapping, installation, painting, mixed media on paper and light works. This exhibition is one of the most talked about presentation in the town. Tickets are easily available.
Venue: The Farjam Foundation
Address: Gate Village Building 4, DIFC
Date: 19th April
Phone: 04 323 0303
Getting bored and want a break? Go out and enjoy the upcoming art events with your family and friends in Dubai. The exhibitions will refresh your mind so that you can start fresh.