Galleries, Art Exhibitions & Sales
The Empty Quarter
Fine art photography museum and gallery. Displays photos in a range of styles including: abstract, documentary, photojournalism, and street. Also has audio interviews, documentaries, and special edition books. Located at DIFC Gate Village, Building 2.
Artisans of the Emirates (ARTE)
Organises monthly art & craft souks throughout the United Arab Emirates. Hand made goods and accessories, original artwork and photography, gifts and jewellery. Held at Festival Centre (Festival City) and Times Square Center (Al Quoz Industrial 1).
Gallery Isabelle van den Eynde
Gallery IVDE promotes rising local artists in the Middle Eastern contemporary art circle. Open Saturday to Thursday from 10:00-19:00. Located at Al Serkal Avenue Compound in Al Quoz Industrial 1 (behind Times Square Center and Spinneys).
The Third Line
Showcases contemporary Middle Eastern art from local, regional and international artists. Also hosts non-profit art programmes. Open Saturday to Thursday from 10:00-19:00. Located next to Spinneys and Times Square Center in Al Quoz Industrial 1.
Features Islamic, pre-Islamic, contemporary Middle-Eastern and international modern/contemporary artwork. Also offers free educational art programmes. Open Sunday to Thursday 10:00-20:00 and Saturday 12:00-20:00. Located at DIFC Gate Village Building 4.
Online art gallery featuring artwork by emerging artists and art students in the UAE. Offers artists individual portfolio sites to showcase their work and a platform to sell it. Also hosts art-related events, exhibitions and classes at Dubai Ladies Club.
Cuadro Fine Art Gallery
Showcases international artists with a focus on discovering and promoting artists from the Gulf and Middle East. Confidential appraisal services available. Located in DIFC. Open Sunday to Thursday from 10:00-20:00 and Saturday 12:00-18:00.