Is World Art Dubai 10th Edition the Most Spectacular Yet? Find Out Now!

World Art Dubai (WAD), the largest contemporary art fair in the region, is gearing up for its 10th edition at the Dubai World Trade Center from May 2nd to May 5th, 2024. In partnership with Dubai Culture, this year’s event promises to be the most ambitious edition yet, showcasing the evolution of art over the past decade and making art more accessible to a wider audience.

With the Dubai Creative Economy Strategy aiming to double the contribution of the creative industries to the emirate’s GDP by 2026, World Art Dubai plays a vital role in achieving this goal. With over 300 artists and galleries from Dubai and around the world, the exhibition showcases a diverse range of artwork, including sculpture, watercolors, digital art, and fashion pieces.

More than just an art fair, World Art Dubai is a cultural phenomenon. This year’s edition features over 4,000 artworks from 65 countries and is expected to attract over 15,000 visitors. The fair is divided into 12 pavilions dedicated to different countries and regions, providing a global perspective on the art world. In addition to traditional exhibitions, World Art Dubai offers interactive elements such as experiential art activations, live performances, and curated art talks and workshops, creating a holistic cultural experience.

Exhibitors offered art tourism experience

In a groundbreaking addition to this year’s event, World Art Dubai will introduce the WAD Tourism Art Tour. This curated guided tour will allow exhibitors to explore the art and cultural offerings of the UAE, redefining boundaries and captivating audiences from around the world.

Assistant Vice President at Exhibitions, Dubai World Trade Centre, Asma Al Sharif, expressed her excitement for the 10th edition of World Art Dubai and the new initiative: “With the launch of WAD Tourism Art Tour, we aim to provide our exhibitors and participants with an immersive journey through the rich tapestry of the UAE’s art and cultural offerings while spotlighting Dubai’s vibrant art scene on the global stage.”

Dr Saeed Mubarak Kharbash, CEO of the Arts and Literature Sector at Dubai Culture & Arts Authority, also emphasized the partnership’s role in advancing Dubai’s cultural and creative industries: “This collaboration underscores our shared commitment to making art more accessible to a wider audience and contribute to the realization of the emirate’s ambitious goals outlined in the Dubai Creative Economy Strategy.”

Unique offerings from legacy exhibitors

World Art Dubai 2024 will feature a range of distinguished artists, including legacy exhibitors like Lotus Educational Institute, Art Plus Photographers Production, and JAPAN PROMOTION Gallery. These artists have been showcasing their work at World Art Dubai for several years and bring unique perspectives and creative prowess to the event.

With a growing roster of returning exhibitors and a focus on artistic growth and collaboration, World Art Dubai continues to solidify its position as a premier destination for artists and galleries. As the 10th edition approaches, art enthusiasts can eagerly anticipate the most spectacular World Art Dubai event yet.

For more information and ticket purchases, visit the World Art Dubai website.

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