Opened on March 14, 2010, Barjeel Art Foundation is an award-winning, independent, UAE-based initiative established to manage, preserve and exhibit an extensive collection of Modern and Contemporary Arab Art.
The foundation aims at contributing in the intellectual development of the art scene in the Gulf region by building a prominent, publicly accessible art collection in the UAE. As part of this objective Barjeel Art Foundation develops a public platform to foster nuanced dialogue about contemporary art practices in the Arab world.
Through in-house exhibitions, international artwork loans, print and online publications and interactive public programs ,the Barjeel Art Foundation strives to become an informative resource for contemporary art from the Arab world and its diaspora, both locally and internationally.
The above mentioned interactive public programs are held through collaborations with educational institutions, museums and cultural initiatives.
10am–10pm Saturday–Thursday and 4pm–10pm Friday
Barjeel Art Foundation
Address: Level Two Maraya Art Centre, Al Qasba, Sharjah, UAE
Phone: + 971 6 556 6555