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The Biennial is the largest art event in the Arab world and has gained a reputation for genuinely thought-provoking art.

For artists and art aficionados, the venue for the Sharjah Biennial is one of the most important places to visit in Sharjah. Organised by the Sharjah Art Foundation, the biennial aims to foster international dialogue through exhibitions and experimentation in all forms of art, including abstract art, pop art and Arabic art. Since 1993, the Sharjah Biennial has been one of the most prominent Sharjah events for art in the region. It has commissioned, produced and presented large-scale public installations, including on the historic Sharjah Corniche. It hosts performances and films by artists from around the world, bringing international art to local artists while also sharing knowledge on art in Arab tradition.

As one of the most important cultural events, the biennial also features exhibits in the Heart of Sharjah, where parents and children can have an artistic family experience. Sharjah Biennial 15: Thinking Historically in the Present (SB15) will open in February 2023.


Heart Of Sharjah

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How to get there

Sharjah Art Foundation exhibitions and events take place in a range of venues including the SAF Art Spaces, converted heritage buildings and public courtyards. All SAF events are free and open to the public. Please check the official website directly for more information.
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Sharjah Biennial
Sharjah Biennial
Sharjah Biennial

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