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Sharjah Calligraphy Museum

Step in and discover the centuries–old heritage of Arabic calligraphy brought alive through a range of different mediums, in multi-colour brilliance.

Sharjah Calligraphy Museum is the only museum in the Arab world devoted entirely to calligraphy. Set around a light-filled, covered courtyard, the museum explores the history of calligraphy from early Kufic scripts to more fluid styles, and celebrates this timeless Islamic art form.

The collection includes significant works by local and renowned international calligraphers on canvas, wood, paper and ceramic. Feeling inspired? Take part in a workshop to develop your own calligraphy skills.

LOCATION

  • Sharjah Calligraphy Museum
  • Heart Of Sharjah
  • UAE
  • +971 6 569 4561
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The Sharjah Calligraphy Museum is located in the historic house of Hamad Al Midfaa on Calligraphy Square in the Heart Of Sharjah district.