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Bringing Affordable Art to The Middle East

A headline event of the Dubai Official Art Season, World Art Dubai is the largest affordable art retail event that brings art from all over the world, to the increasing demand in the Middle East from international and local galleries to established and emerging solo artists.

The seventh edition of World Art Dubai took place from 7-10 April 2021 with an extended global collection of contemporary paintings, prints, sculptures, photographs and mixed media ranging from  $100 to $20,000.


What's on at WAD

Dubai's Thriving Art Scene


  • Dubai has earned a firm spot on the global art map due to its geographic location and the emergence of knowledgeable collectors with more sophisticated tastes
  • Enthusiastic government support in funding and initiatives to provide a conducive environment for local artists to create, for the community to engage and for a strong collectors' base to form
  • Home to global art institutions such as Christie’s and Sotheby’s, as well as many art galleries and art spaces for emerging artists, designers and creative innovators
  • Extensive arts calendar including art fairs like Art Dubai, SIKKA Art Fair and World Art Dubai

In Numbers


  • Dubai's art scene generated an impressive turnover at $4 million last year, placing Dubai among the top 20 leading art marketplaces for contemporary art worldwide*
  • 150 exhibitors sold art more than AED 2,100,000 at the 2021 edition of World Art Dubai
  • Reach 10,000+ art enthusiasts from a wide background, ranging from first time art buyers to  seasoned art collectors
  • Network with experts and visitors under one roof while enjoying planned activities and attend   industry talk

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Check out everything that made World Art Dubai 2021 a success.


WAD 2021