world art dubai

world art dubai

world art dubai

Show Highlights

Live it, Love it and Buy it at World Art Dubai

Finally, get ready for all the cool art you can afford as World Art Dubai 2017 returns on 12-15 April with thousands of affordable works of art.

For everyone who lives to love and buy amazing works of art then World Art Dubai is the perfect place to find your first original work of art or add to your growing art collection from more than 3,000 affordable paintings, prints, sculptures and photographs.

In addition to all the amazing artwork for sale this year’s show will also feature a variety of creative visitor activities, from enlightening art talks and creative learning workshops to live painting installations and the brand new Exhibition Islam.

To help you get ready for all the fun you’ll have at this year’s show, we have put together the list of must-dos at World Art Dubai 2017.

Affordable Art

One of the things that makes World Art Dubai such a special event is the fact that anyone, regardless of their art buying experience, can come and take home an original work of art the very same day.

With more than 3,000 paintings, prints, sculptures, photographs and more on sale from 30+ countries, finding cool art suitable for every budget from $100 - $20,000 has never been so easier.

World Art Dubai 2017

Art for Every Wall below AED 3,000

If you’re looking to discover cool art that you can afford then our Art For Every Wall display is the perfect place to start. Surround yourself with amazing paintings, prints, sculptures and, all valued below AED 3,000 for the most affordable way to take home your own original work of art.

World Art Dubai 2017

Exhibition Islam

Making its World Art Dubai debut is Exhibition Islam, an exclusive exhibition dedicated solely to contemporary works by artists from, or with roots in, the Middle East.

So get ready to challenge your expectations and expand your appreciation of the history, cultures and art of the Middle East as artists draw inspiration from their own cultural traditions to build creative links between the past, present, and future

Live Art Demonstrations

A crowd favourite in 2016, our Live Painting areas will allow you to step into a series of spaces where our artists will perform Live Painting sessions, incredible 7-Minute Speed Painting demonstrations and Ongoing Sculpture sessions by Mawaheb from Beautiful People.

World Art Dubai 2017

Art Talks

Come to World Art Dubai and expand your artistic consciousness with free, fun and informative talks from leading art experts and international artists at the World Art Dubai Art Talks.

From The Fear – How to Remove the Fear of Buying Art by Understanding How to Buy to 30 Centuries in Latin American Art and Nurturing the Mind through Gardening, the World Art Dubai Art Talks will become an invaluable addition to every art lovers’ education.

World Art Dubai 2017    Supported by:   Mawaheb      4get-me-not

Create Your Own Masterpiece Workshops with theJamJar

At World Art Dubai 2017 art won’t only be up on the walls, with this year’s show floor filled with interactive Creative Learning Workshops where art lovers of all ages can enjoy uniquely creative experiences, from kid-friendly sessions to skills-based workshops.

The JamJar  World Art Dubai 2017

The Art of… Masterclasses

This World Art Dubai you can embrace your own creativity and originality with a series of free The Art of… Masterclasses taking place at our Creative Learning Zone. Limited spaces only, based on first-come, first-served basis.

The Art of Flower Arranging Masterclass with Forever Rose

Flowers can bring life to a room. Learn to create gorgeous centerpieces for your home or lovely bouquets for a special occasion from the experts at Forever Rose.

Forever Rose

The Art of Makeup Masterclass with Lancome

Join Lancome’s regional makeup artist Salma El Saadany as she transforms art onto lips and demonstrates the 4 hottest lip styles.


The Art of Perfume Making with Areej al Ameerat

Learn about the history of perfume and how to how to create the perfect signature fragrance to suit all tastes in Areej al Ameerat specially curated Oud laboratory.

Areej Al Ameerat

Graffiti a Mini Cooper

This unique fusion between the British car icons and the latest in street art will see three classic Minis from the UAE Mini Team presented in the expressive graffiti style.

UAE Mini Team

Ripe Craft Market

Only on Friday 14 April and Saturday 15 April

Back by popular demand, the Ripe Craft Market will feature a selection of hand-crafted items from kitsch lifestyle gifts, arts, crafts and furniture to unique fashion and jewellery. It’s an ideal setting to soak up the sunshine and peruse local handicraft in a relaxed, festival vibe. The Ripe Organic Stand will also be setting up shop, too, so you can take home some fresh, local and organic fruit and vegetables.

Ripe   World Art Dubai 2017

Repton School Gallery

World Art Dubai is once again partnering with Dubai’s celebrated Repton School to create an exclusive showcase based around the theme of “Water is the source of life” and  celebrating the passion, enthusiasm and creativity of the most creative ‘up-and-coming’ young artists.

Repton School   World Art Dubai 2017

Zomato Food Photography Gallery

This year World Art Dubai will be collaborating with restaurant search engine Zomato to host a special Instagram food photography competition, where the region’s most artistic food lovers can submit their most creative snaps for the chance to have t photo showcased live at the show.


Canon Creative Park

Create your own personalized greeting cards, calendars and lots of other fun photo and paper objects. Through any inkjet printer you can create wonderful paper craft.




Organised by


Official Airline


Official Courier Partner


Official Publisher


Official Travel Partner


Supported by