World Art Dubai 2017

12-15 April 2017

Dubai world trade centre

World Art Dubai

WHY VISIT?

WHY VISIT?

World Art Dubai will return for the third edition on 12 - 15 April 2017 at Dubai World Trade Centre to feature more than 3,000 works of affordable art from paintings, prints, sculptures, photographs and everything else in between.

If you’ve ever wanted to take home your first work of original art, or even add to your growing contemporary art collection, then there was no better place to find affordable art than World Art Dubai. However, there was more to this year’s fair than simply shopping for great art, with World Art Dubai 2017 featuring a range of exciting and creative visitor activities from enlightening art talks and hands on workshops to interactive outdoor art installations.

So, in order to help you make the most of your time at the show below were the 10 reasons why every art lover will be able to LIVE IT. LOVE IT. BUY IT with art they can afford at World Art Dubai 2017:

   

1. BUYING ART

At World Art Dubai you’ll get the chance to meet and speak with more than 140 international artists and galleries to discover some remarkably affordable works of art.

World Art Dubai is proud of the fact that anyone, regardless of their previous art buying experience, can come to the show and take home their own original work of art on the very same day. With no need to travel around visiting multiple galleries or waiting at home for your art to arrive, all you have to do at World Art Dubai is enjoy connecting with passionate artists and taking home your latest addition to a quickly growing art collection.

This year, with more than 3,000 paintings, prints, sculptures, photographs and more on sale from between US $100 - $20,000, buying art at World Art Dubai has never been so easy!

Why Visit

2. ART TALKS

You can educate yourself in our free, fun and informative talks from our art experts where you can join in informal discussions on a variety of topics ranging from tips for buying your first original artwork to the ABC of Art Collecting.
   

 

Art Talk

3. CREATIVE LEARNING WORKSHOPS

Unleash your creative spirit with our comprehensive schedule of hands on workshops that will immerse visitors in a unique creative experience. 

4. BLAH BLAH LOUNGE

A themed lounge & café where visitors can relax, catch up with friends and contemplate purchasing their favorite artworks.

5. ART FOR EVERY WALL - AED 3,000 OR LESS

Back by popular demand, our Art for Every Wall will feature a variety of original art from over 50 contemporary artists for sale from AED 500 - 3,000. The most affordable way to take home your own work of art!

 

6. LIVE PAINTING

A crowd favourite in 2016, World Art Dubai will feature a range of live painting areas to offer visitors to witness up-close the creative process of some of the most exciting regional and international artists.
Live Painting

7. REPTON SCHOOL GALLERY

Discover the budding Picassos and Dalis of the future. Come and discover for yourself the passion and enthusiasm of the region’s next generation of contemporary artists, and just maybe you’ll find a budding future Picasso and Dali.

Repton

8. RIPE CONTEMPORARY DESIGN & CRAFT MARKET

Gathering creative folk and artisans from across the region, the Ripe Contemporary Design & Craft market will create an environment full of quirky lifestyle gifts, handcrafted goods, jewellery and small items of designed furniture from a diverse selection of local artists and galleries. Only on Friday 14 April and Saturday 15 April. 

Craft Ripe

9. ART FOR ALL @ The Yard

Featuring:
  • Art Installation Park
  • Zomato Gallery
  • Ripe Contemporary Design & Craft market (Friday & Saturday only)
  • Repton School Gallery
  • Live Painting

10. VIP PREVIEW

An exclusive First View of the highly anticipated World Art Dubai. Our VIPs will get the first opportunity to acquire the affordable contemporary art before the public.

Sponsors and Partners

Organised by

DWTC

Supported by

#MyDubai

Supported by

Dubai Culture

Part of

Dubai Art Season

Official Airline

Emirates

Official Awards Partner

 

Forever Rose

Official Courier Handler

DHL

Official CSR Partner

Mawaheb

Official Publisher

ITP

Official School Partner

Repton School

Official Travel Partner

Alpha Destination Management

Official TV Partner

B4U

Feature Partner

UAE Mini Team

Supporting Partner

Zomato

Market Partner

Ripe Market

Supporting Association

APID