Manarat Al Saadiyat literally means “the place of Enlightenment”. It is a 15,400 square metre arts and culture centre on Saadiyat Island. The venue includes four gallery spaces, an auditorium, meeting rooms, extensive landscaped outdoor spaces, a large atrium and a restaurant and coffee bar.
Manarat Al Saadiyat offers visitors, tourists, artists and students the opportunity to discover famous collections from international artists as well as culturally rich exhibits from local artists.
Manarat Al Saadiyat contains three major galleries for hosting permanent and temporary art and cultural exhibitions whilst the fourth gallery houses Saadiyat Experience, an interactive narrative about Saadiyat’s history and culture and its role in realising Abu Dhabi’s vision.
The main galleries of Manarat Al Saadiyat constitute of permanent spaces for a series of exhibitions and educational programmes organised by Abu Dhabi Tourism & Culture Authority. This is part of an ongoing cultural programme dedicated to developing awareness and understanding of art and culture prior to the launch of the Saadiyat Cultural District.
Open Daily, 09:00 to 20:00
Phone: + 971 (0)2 657 5800