The ‘Art of Dialogue’ is a series of interactions where Emirati art aficionados come together to meet and exchange ideas with like-minded individuals. The resilience of traditional UAE art interpretations has encouraged us to host these series to seek new ways of adapting Emirati culture within the evolving art milieu.

Art Of Dialogue Art As Identity

Art and design is a multicultural phenomenon, not be viewed through a single perspective. The inaugural session welcomed a panel of luminaries from the regional art scene – HE Noura Al Kaabi, UAE Minister of Culture and Knowledge Development; artists Emirati Ammar Al Attar and Iraqi Rand Abdul Jabbar. During the session HE Noura Al Kaabi, encouraged greater focus on inspiring creative minds.

Art Of Dialogue 2: A Collector's Journey

HE Zaki Nussibieh, UAE Minister of State – a respected, well known art collector and patron highlighted the importance of art as a form of identity with the UAE as a regional hub. He spoke on patronage and educating the future generation about the region’s rich arts and culture scene.

Art Of Dialogue 3: Cultural Trailblazers

The third session hosted Emirati creative talents and pioneers Nujoom Alghanem and Mohammed Kazem for a thought-provoking discussion. It centered on the achievement and challenges faced by the two artists; as well as their outlook on the current and future art landscape.