by Villa 88
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  • June 27, 2023
Discover The UAE’s Artistic Treasures: Five Museums And Galleries You Need To Visit This Summer

The UAE is a hub of culture and creativity, with many museums and art galleries to explore and enjoy. Whether you’re interested in history, contemporary art or digital innovation, there’s something for everyone in this diverse and dynamic country. Here are some of the best museums and art galleries to visit…

Museum of the Future
This futuristic museum in Dubai is a showcase of how society could evolve in the coming decades using science and technology. The museum’s design is a striking torus-shaped structure with Arabic calligraphy on its facade. Inside, you can explore interactive exhibits that explore topics such as artificial intelligence, biotechnology, climate change, and social justice. The museum also hosts events and programs that aim to inspire innovation and creativity.
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Louvre Abu Dhabi
This stunning museum is a collaboration between France and the UAE, showcasing artworks and artifacts from different civilizations and cultures. The museum’s architecture is a masterpiece in itself, with a dome that creates a rain of light effect. You can admire paintings by Leonardo da Vinci, Vincent van Gogh, Pablo Picasso, and more, as well as sculptures, manuscripts, and jewellery from various regions and eras. The museum also hosts temporary exhibitions and cultural events throughout the year.
Visit for more information.

Theatre of Digital Art
This immersive and interactive art gallery in Dubai uses cutting-edge technology to bring famous artworks to life. You can walk through projections of paintings by Vincent van Gogh, Claude Monet, Wassily Kandinsky, and others, and experience their colours, shapes, and sounds. The gallery also features original digital artworks by contemporary artists, as well as workshops and activities for children and adults.
Visit for more information.

Sharjah Art Museum
This museum is the largest art museum in the Gulf region, dedicated to showcasing the works of Arab artists. The museum has a permanent collection of paintings, sculptures, prints, and photographs by prominent artists such as Ibrahim El-Salahi, Fateh Moudarres, Ismail Fattah, and Louay Kayyali. The museum also organises temporary exhibitions, educational programs, and festivals that celebrate the diversity and richness of Arab art.
Visit for more information.

Jameel Arts Centre
This independent arts institution in Dubai aims to foster dialogue and collaboration among artists, curators, and audiences. The centre has multiple galleries that display contemporary art from the Middle East and beyond, as well as a library, a sculpture park, an artist residency program, and a creative learning space. The centre also hosts public events such as talks, screenings, workshops, and tours that engage with the local and global art scene.
Visit for more information.

Whether you’re looking for inspiration, education, or entertainment, you will find it all in these unforgettable spaces – the perfect places to visit this summer.

Lead image: Louvre Abu Dhabi

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