Events

ADMAF at Abu Dhabi Art

ADMAF at Abu Dhabi Art

Event Info

Date/Time:
8th Nov 2017 - 11th Nov 2017,
2:00 pm-9:00 pm
Location:
Manarat Al Saadiyat

Contact Info


02 333 6400
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Description

Visit The ADMAF Pavilion to explore a comprehensive resource dedicated to Emirati visual artists.

ADMAF’s ‘Nationals' Gallery – Riwaq Al Fan Al Emirati’ is for artists, collectors and art lovers, it is a network that connects and informs, bringing together people and opportunities. 

Encounter 100 Emirati artists across three generations of emerging and established practitioners. Discover their work and learn about ADMAF’s commitment to visual arts through grants, exhibitions, commissions, events, workshops and talks.

Artist? Collector? Art lover? Register to get connected to opportunities, to gain access to dynamic and intriguing events and to tap into a comprehensive art resource.

WEDNESDAY, 8 NOVEMBER
2.30 – 4 pm ADMAF Artists Talk & ADMAF Art Tours (registration required)*:
Meet Emirati artists Ali Al Abdan and Ahmed Saeed Al Areef Al Dhaheri and hear all about their experience in Berlin for the opening week of ‘Portrait of a Nation’ – the largest ever exhibition of Emirati artists in Germany. Next up, join ADMAF and Emirati artist Ali Al Abdan on a tour through the galleries exhibiting at Abu Dhabi Art, learning more about Emirati art and artists on the way.

5 pm ADMAF Art Review:
A session for aspiring artists to meet with Nationals’ Gallery member Ahmed Saeed Al Areef Al Dhaheri. Bring a portfolio of your work and get his feedback in this one-on-one session.

THURSDAY, 9 NOVEMBER
3 – 4.30 pm ADMAF Artists & ADMAF Art Tours (registration required)*:
Meet Emirati artists Ali Al Abdan and Ahmed Saeed Al Areef Al Dhaheri and hear all about their experience in Berlin for the opening week of ‘Portrait of a Nation’ – the largest ever exhibition of Emirati artists in Germany. Next up, join ADMAF and Emirati artist Ali Al Abdan on a tour through the galleries exhibiting at Abu Dhabi Art, learning more about Emirati art and artists on the way.

5 pm ADMAF Art Review:
A session for aspiring artists to meet with Nationals’ Gallery member Ahmed Saeed Al Areef Al Dhaheri. Bring a portfolio of your work and get his feedback in this one-on-one session.

FRIDAY, 10 NOVEMBER
5 pm ADMAF Art Tour:
Next up, an adult’s tour of the Fair with Nationals’ Gallery artist Sarah Al Agroobi – including a visit to Park Gallery to hear all about her first-time representation by a commercial gallery.

6 pm ADMAF Performances:
Acclaimed artist Dr. Karima Al Shomely, the first Emirati woman to receive a PhD in Fine Arts from the UK, will give a live performance of her work ‘Intimate’ – a piece reflecting on the Emirati Burqa, the subject of her thesis.

SATURDAY, 11 NOVEMBER
3:30 pm ADMAF Kids Art Tour:
Kids can join Nationals’ Gallery artist Sarah Al Agroobi for a tour of the Fair including a stop off at Park Gallery to hear all about her first-time representation by a commercial gallery.

4 pm ADMAF Artist Talk:

Emirati artist Shaikha Al Mazrou will discuss her commissioned work ‘SAND LAND’ – a large scale land art work created for the Abu Dhabi Festival Exhibition 2017 ‘The Art of Nature’. She’ll then take visitors to visit her gallery Lawrie Shabibi
who are dedicating their booth to her work this year. Finally, Shaikha Al Mazrou will take participants to her large-scale work Scales’ commissioned and unveiled as part of the Abu Dhabi Art BEYOND programme.

ADMAF Informs (daily before each event):
Learn all about the Grants, Awards, Internships and Scholarships that ADMAF supports – get info on how to apply and how it will help you as you pursue and explore your career in art.