Abu Dhabi arts festival unveils action-packed schedule

The tenth edition of Abu Dhabi Art will be held over four days in November

Abu Dhabi arts festival unveils action-packed schedule

The full programme for Abu Dhabi Art 2018 has been announced, and it is packed with engaging exhibitions, public talks, performance art, workshops and more.

Held at Manarat Al Saadiyat on Saadiyat Island, it will take place from November 14 to 17.

This year the public can also buy tickets for a special night designed to celebrate the 10th anniversary of the festival.

Vernissage: Abu Dhabi Art Celebrates 10 Years! will take place on November 14 and feature DJs, special performances and canapés. The fun will kick off at 6pm and tickets are available for Dhs100.

Until September 31, art lovers can also take advantage of an early bird ticket offer.

This includes access to three days of fantastic works from November 15-17 for only for only Dhs45.

The line up really is a dream for anyone who appreciates the arts. Focus: Icons, is a gallery concentrating on the key voices that have not only shaped contemporary art over the last five decades, but also the individuals who are paving the way for future generations of artists.

Meanwhile, Gateway is a visual art exhibition featuring more than 15 international artists including Abigail Reynolds, Imran Qureshi and Muhanned Cader.

Considering works of art that consider built environment, it will be on display for three months after the festival.

To purchase tickets, register for events and view the full programme, visit the website here

From Dhs45, Nov 14-17. Manarat Al Saadiyat, Saadiyat Cultural District. www.abudhabiart.ae (02 657 5800).

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