Dubai International Art Centre
Villa 27, Street 76b, Jumeirah
Here you’ll find one of the city’s largest collections of local and international paintings, photography, sculptures and installations. It also houses a library and a learning centre complete with art classes for those who have been particularly inspired by their experience here.
Tel: +971 4 344 4398
Green Art Gallery
Al Quoz 1, Street 8, Al Serkal Avenue, Dubai
If you’re interested in viewing the work of local artists while in Dubai, then this is the place to come, as the Green Art Gallery was one of the first galleries in Dubai to exhibit Arab art, and continues to support the region’s emerging contemporary artists.
Tel: +971 4 346 9305
Al Musalla Roundabout, Bastakiya, Bur Dubai
This beautifully restored villa in historical Bastakiya provides a meeting point for artists and art lovers alike, with the former often working from within the ground’s courtyard to produce some of the many paintings, drawings, furniture, ceramics, jewellery and glass sculptures found here.
Tel: +971 4 353 6233
Building 7, DIFC Gate Village, Dubai
This predominantly contemporary art gallery is also the place to visit for screenings of local and international arthouse films, boutique hotel accommodation, a bite to eat at an award-winning vegetarian café or the purchase of locally inspired jewellery, artwork or crafts.
Tel: +971 4 358 5117