Saudi Arabia’s contemporary art scene is becoming more vibrant by the day.
On November 27, 2013 the Bureau International des Expositions elected Dubai as the host for World Expo 2020.
On November 11, Louvre Abu Dhabi opened its doors to the public after a long and arduous construction process that survived an economic crisis, a financial downturn, post-Arab Spring turmoil, and all sorts of technical delays.
Panelists explore the transformation of arts and culture in the Gulf under the influence of a new media-savvy generation, and state investment in new arts industries.
In the past decade, the UAE has emerged as a regional arts center with global reach, shaped by the efforts and achievements of individuals and institutions and influenced by geopolitical events.
Through its careful examination of the forces shaping the evolution of Gulf societies and the new generation of emerging leaders, AGSIW facilitates a richer understanding of the role the countries in this key geostrategic region can be expected to play in the 21st century.Learn More