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March Project 2016

March Project 2016

December 12 2016

Sharjah Art Foundation (SAF) opened the March Project 2016 exhibition on Saturday, 12 November 2016. Mentored by Mohamed Al Mazroui, Lara Khalidi and Patricia Millns, five artists, from the UAE, Egypt and Palestine participated in the third edition of SAF’s annual education residency programme.

Sharjah Biennial 13: Tamawuj

Sharjah Biennial 13: Tamawuj

December 6 2016

Sharjah Art Foundation (SAF) is pleased to announce the list of over 60 artists participating in Act I of the forthcoming Sharjah Biennial 13, Tamawuj (SB13).

Ruler of Sharjah opens three major exhibitions of Sudanese art at the Sharjah Art Foundation

Ruler of Sharjah opens three major exhibitions of Sudanese art at the Sharjah Art Foundation

23 November 2016

The Khartoum School: The Making of the Modern Art Movement in Sudan (1945–Present), Kamala Ibrahim Ishaq: Women in Crystal Cubes and Amir Nour: A Retrospective (1965–Present): Brevity is the Soul of Wit opened at Sharjah Art Foundation on Saturday, 12 November 2016, in the presence of HH Sheikh Dr Sultan bin Mohammed Al Qasimi, member of the UAE Federal Supreme Council and Ruler of Sharjah.

Sharjah Art Foundation Fall 2016 Exhibitions

Sharjah Art Foundation Fall 2016 Exhibitions

8 September 2016

Sharjah Art Foundation (SAF) will present a strong lineup of exhibitions in Sharjah, United Arab Emirates, throughout Fall 2016, including solo shows by Arnulf Rainer, Kamal Youssef, Enrico David, Robert Breer, Yayoi Kusama, Kamala Ishaq and Amir Nour.

When Art Becomes Liberty: The Egyptian Surrealists (1938-1965)

When Art Becomes Liberty: The Egyptian Surrealists (1938-1965)

6 September 2016

In collaboration with the Fine Arts sector of the Ministry of Culture in Egypt and the American University in Cairo (AUC), Sharjah Art Foundation is organizing a major traveling exhibition entitled When Art Becomes Liberty: The Egyptian Surrealists (1938-1965).

The Time is Out of Joint

The Time is Out of Joint

15 March 2016

12 March - 12 June, 2016

Sharjah Art Foundation (SAF) presents The Time is Out of Joint, an exhibition curated by Tarek Abou El Fetouh.

1980-Today: Exhibitions in the United Arab Emirates

1980-Today: Exhibitions in the United Arab Emirates

4 February 2016

As presented by the National Pavilion UAE la Biennale di Venezia at the 56th International Art Exhibition 2015, commissioned by the Salama bint Hamdan Al Nahyan Foundation and supported by the UAE Ministry of Culture, Youth and Community Development.

13 February – 14 May, 2016
Opening Reception 13 February, 6.00pm

The Flying Saucer
Dasman, Sharjah

The Egyptian Surrealists in Global Perspective

The Egyptian Surrealists in Global Perspective

4 November 2015

The Egyptian Surrealists in Global Perspective

November 26–28, 2015
American University in Cairo (AUC)

Register at register@sharjahart.org

Sharjah Art Foundation (SAF) announces the conference The Egyptian Surrealists in Global Perspective, taking place November 26–28 at the American University in Cairo, Egypt.

March Project

March Project

27 October 2015

31 October – 16 January, 2015
Opening reception: 31 October at 6:00 pm
SAF Art Spaces, Sharjah Heritage Area

Light Show

Light Show

10 September 2015

19 September – 5 December, 2015
SAF Art Spaces

Sharjah Art Foundation presents Light Show, a major exhibition of light-based works, organised by Hayward Gallery, London, in association with Sharjah Art Foundation.

Open Call for Submission: Vantage Point Sharjah 3

Open Call for Submission: Vantage Point Sharjah 3

7 June 2015

Sharjah Art Foundation (SAF) welcomes submissions from individuals of all nationalities residing in the UAE for the third edition of the photographic exhibition Vantage Point Sharjah 3. This exhibition will feature photographs centred on the theme of still life photography in the UAE.

Modernity and the Making of Identity in Sudan: Remembering the Sixties and Seventies

Modernity and the Making of Identity in Sudan: Remembering the Sixties and Seventies

31 March 2015

Sharjah Art Foundation (SAF) and the Institute for Comparative Modernities, Cornell University, announce the international conference Modernity and the Making of Identity in Sudan: Remembering the Sixties and Seventies, taking place 10 – 12 April at the Sharjah Institute of Theatrical Arts, Sharjah, UAE. The conference is free and open to the public.

Vantage Point Sharjah 2

Vantage Point Sharjah 2

27 August 2014

Sharjah Art Foundation Opens Vantage Point Sharjah 2 an exhibition featuring photographs of portraits and people taken by UAE residents.

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