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Ghorzah (Stitch) by Natalie Fisher

14 Jan, 2018

Hand-stitched tapestries inspired by Moroccan art and architecture Under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Dr Sultan Bin Mohammed Al Qasimi, member of the Supreme Council and ruler of Sh...

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Salah by Ammar Al Attar

14 Jan, 2018

A pattern which immerses viewers in the movements and meaning of prayer in Islam through stark self portraits. Under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Dr Su...

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Calligraphy from Pen to Paintings

14 Jan, 2018

Three solo exhibitions and one group exhibition opened at the Calligraphy Square. Under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Dr Sultan Bin Mohammed Al Qasimi, member of the Supreme Council ...

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Arts, poetry, and theatre festivals in Sharjah and Arab countries

08 Jan, 2018

The Sharjah Department of Culture has announced the cultural programme of events for January, 2018, to coincide with the Sharjah Arabic Poetry Festival 16. The ...

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Omani Society for Fine Arts takes part in Sharjah Islamic Arts Festival

28 Dec, 2017

SHARJAH, 28th December, 2017 (WAM) -- The Omani Society for Fine Arts, OSFA, is currently taking part in the Sharjah Islamic Arts Festival, which is being organised by the Sharjah Department...

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Artist Timo Nasseri's journey to find calligrapher Ibn Muqla’s four Arabic letters

26 Dec, 2017

In the early 10th century AD, the Abbasid Caliphate official and master calligrapher Ibn Muqla proposed that the Arabic language was incomplete by four letters....

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Mural ‘Graffiti Art - Manifestations’

21 Dec, 2017

As part of the Sharjah Islamic Arts Festival, the joint Islamic graffiti art mural by Magdi ElKafrawy and Mohamed Abdel Aziz opened at the shore near the Maraya Art Centre

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The Opening of the Sharjah Islamic Arts Festival 2017

21 Dec, 2017

Under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Dr Sultan Bin Mohammed Al Qasimi, member of the Supreme Council and ruler of Sharjah, the Cultural Affairs Department...

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Artists from 31 countries to exhibit work at 20th Sharjah Islamic Arts Fest...

21 Dec, 2017

Artists from 31 countries from across the world are to take part in this year’s 20th edition of the Sharjah Islamic Arts Festival (SIAF). The SIAF, organised by the Sharjah Cultural Affai...

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Flying Mosque, Floral Pavilion wow visitors at Sharjah fest

20 Dec, 2017

A flying mosque, floral pavilion and a host of artworks, being displayed at various spots in Sharjah city as part of the ongoing 20th Sharjah Islamic Art Festiv...

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