You’ve inhaled the sights and sounds of Downtown Design, Downtown Editions and spent hours creating Instagram stories about the dramatic installations. Maybe it’s time for a break. We suggest a stroll through your favorite gallery exhibition at Al Serkal Avenue or d3. Whether you’re looking to see contemporary Columbian art or Zaha Hadid’s 3-D objects commission by Nagashi, there are wonders in store in one of the city’s dynamic exhibition spaces.
Local lenses: art + design exhibits
7 shows at your favourite galleries during DXBDW.
identity speaks to eminent art collector Abdul Rahman Al Zayani about auctioning his pioneering art collection at Sotheby’s
Al Zayani's collection has been amassed over two decades as a collective family effort Read more >
Art Dubai continues to put the Global South at the forefront of its programming
The 2023 edition of Art Dubai saw the highest number of galleries from Africa and Read more >
Fashion designer Nadine Mos’ latest venture into sculpture is an ode to her childhood self while honouring her Egyptian heritage
Mos’ creates sculptures out of papier-mâché including vases, plinths and lamps Read more >
Aïda Muluneh’s solo exhibition at Dubai’s Efie Gallery tackled topics of advocacy through surrealist photography
Efie Gallery is the first in Dubai to focus on African artists from the continent Read more >
KAMEH partners with artist Ellie and Marker to bring its sculptural objects to life
The illustrated collaboration is revealed for the first time exclusively with identity Read more >
OMA’s scenography for the Islamic Arts Biennale depicts an enlightening survey of Islamic cultural traditions and artistic practices
The 120,000 square metre exhibition space takes over the SOM-designed Western Hajj Terminal Read more >