What's On at World Art Dubai?

What's On at World Art Dubai?

World Art Dubai has put together a packed program of creative workshops, curated art talks, and art performances for everyone to expand your creative skills.

Unleash your inner artist and free your mind at World Art Dubai.

World Art Dubai Show Programme

There is something for everyone at World Art Dubai. From art activations to live art performances and curated art talks, there is a palette of fun for everyone under one roof

  • World Art Dubai 2021 dates have been set to 7 - 10 April 2021 at Dubai World Trade Centre.
  • Coveted awards for Best Gallery, Best Artist, Best Emerging Artist, Outstanding Art Award, and School Competition winners announced
  • Sedition, Arte Experience & Samsung's - The Frame partnered with World Art Dubai for you to experience TV screens turn into beautiful piece of art.
  • Live painting, graffiti, DJ, Music, and dance performances, That is World Art Dubai!
  • World Art Dubai will be home to incredible sculpture art, including Idriss B, the French-Tunisian sculptor.
  • Original artworks by exhibitors living in cities around the world have had to turn inwards for inspiration and create an that reflects their different personal experiences with the pandemic.
  • Learn African dance and workout to the beat. Unleash yourselves and be free. Helps to combat anxiety and Stress.
  • Selected artists will present their artworks on a runway during the event.
  • Customise your wardrobe at our Artify Station
  • Every edition, World Art Dubai welcomes schools to participate in an art competition where each school gets a chance to showcase their top talent from junior and senior schools.
  • Urban Art DXB will be launched in World Art Dubai.
  • THE HEART OF DUBAI In partnership with Nikon, World Art Dubai is on the hunt for the Emerging Photographer of Dubai.
  • World Art Dubai has partnered with fynd.art to provide visitors with a contactless experience via their smartphone.
  • World Art Dubai and Rove Hotels are collaborating once again for Emerging visual artist prize
  • Light on the pockets and visually awe inspiring - Art for Every Wall is the affordable option for our visitors.

From paper quilling to Japanese art of calligraphy - World Art Dubai put together a packed program of creative workshops for everyone


  • “I’ve been looking forward to visiting for a while now and it’s quite nice that there is space to comfortably wander and see more paintings, enjoy the feel of the place and take your time.”
    Fiona Tomas
  • “I’ve come from Jordan to visit my friend who is exhibiting here and it’s great. I’ll definitely come back next year and let my family and friends know, too. It really is a great day out for everyone.”
  • “This is the first time I have visited the show and I found it very professional. In addition to some more established artists, there are upcoming artists who want to gain more followers and have their art seen around the world, so it’s a great opportunity to get exposure.”
    Yoshitaka Yamashiro
  • “It’s amazing! The show is especially good for my kids, as they are interested in these kind of art fairs. They have started to paint themselves, so I wanted to bring them over here to check out other artists and learn new techniques and styles they could incorporate into their own works.”
    Ahmad Omari
  • “I’ve visited the show before and it gets better and better every year.  I’m always happy to come and to check what’s new and different compared to other years, and I always go home with a new piece of artwork that takes my mind to another place.”

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