Explore our highlights of the year so far:
Our extensive Educational progamme included events like Think Science: Sugar Science, an Accessibility and Inclusivity for Museums Workshop, the Experience Economy Conference, workshop sessions by the WNO, and Capacity Building for Researchers and the Cultural Excellence Fellowship. Explore the highlights.
Our thrilling Theatre programme sought to delight audiences throughout the UAE. Events included Shakespeare Under the Stars: Macbeth, Welsh National Opera at Dubai Opera, Fantastic Mr. Fox in Dubai and Abu Dhabi, and Andrew Lloyd Webber's musical CATS. Explore the highlights.
Storytelling was a focus in our varied Literature programme. Emirate audiences made the most of events including the Science Strand at Emirates Airline Festival of Literature, Roald Dahl's Fantastic Mr. Fox Writing Competition, and 'Tales on the Island' at the International Storytelling Festival. Explore the highlights.
Visual Arts programme
Celebrating globally renowned art and artists has formed a vibrant Visual Arts programme, with events including Fully Booked, the UAE's only art book fair, and Anish Kapoor: The Creative Act. A Panel Discussion, and ‘Britain Takes Shape’ Exhibition and Craft Council at Design Days Dubai, and the Sharjah Biennial 13 Tamawuj. Explore the highlights.
This year has brought some of the world's most talented musicians to the UAE. Our music programme events included BBC Proms with BBC Symphony Orchestra and BBC Singers at Dubai Opera and an extensive associated eductional programme, and the Musician in Residence programme. Explore the highlights.