Sharjah Art Foundation

Sharjah Biennial 15: Thinking Historically in the Present

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Al-Samaa Ship, Sharjah Maritime Museum, Sharjah Museums Authority

Session Description

The Art of Boats
In collaboration with Sharjah Maritime Museum
Ages 11–15

Date: Saturday, 29 April 2023
Timings: 10:00 am–12:00 pm
Location: Sharjah Maritime Museum, Al Khan
Languages: English and Arabic

Take an excursion to the Sharjah Maritime Museum to explore the relationship between Sharjah’s inhabitants and the sea. Learn about different types of boats and traditional shipbuilding systems. After the tour, make a mini boat with string art, outlining the shape of the boat with nails and then filling in the shape by wrapping yarn around the nails.


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This event is free and open to the public. All materials are provided by Sharjah Art Foundation.