What Not To Miss At The Louvre Abu Dhabi This Year


Whether it’s Dubai Design Week or Festember, the UAE is undoubtedly becoming the hub for extraordinary displays of artistic talent & a beacon for cultural stimulation. Amongst the many exciting events taking place in the region, we’re particularly fans of The Louvre Abu Dhabi. Described as a ‘new kind of cultural institution’, the Louvre Abu Dhabi amalgamates & celebrates the mix of the contemporary and vibrant heritage so beautifully embedded in the Arab world. From the extraordinary architecture to immaculately curated exhibitions (‘From One Louvre To Another’ is a favourite), here are 4 events not to miss at the Louvre Abu Dhabi this year.


Via Sophiatown

Via Sophiatown / Photo: Courtesy of Louvre Abu Dhabi


1) A Tree and a Boy (Puppet show)


Date: 15-17 March

Time: 10am (15 March), and 5pm (16-17 March)

Location: Auditorium


2) Bach Solo by Shantala Shivalingappa and Sonia Wider-Atherton


Date: 30-31 March

Time: 8pm (30 March), 5pm (31 March)

Location: Auditorium Plaza


3) Pioneering Modernism: Ibrahim El-Salahi In Conversation


Date: 18 April

Time: 7pm

Location: Auditorium


4) Love and Revenge


Date: 2-3 May

Time: 8pm

Location: Auditorium Plaza


A Tree and a boy

A Tree and A Boy / Photo: Credit Thebfu



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