Tue 20-03-2018 19:27 PM
DUBAI, 20th March, 2018 (WAM) — H.H. Sheikh Ahmed bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Chairman of the Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Knowledge Foundation, today visited the 12th edition of Art Dubai.
Sheikh Ahmed toured the exhibition while accompanied by H.H Sheikh Mansour bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Issa Kazem, Governor of the Dubai International Financial Centre, and several other leaders. Over a hundred galleries from the UAE and around 46 countries in the Middle East, Africa and South Asia participated in the exhibition, where Sheikh Ahmed viewed various artworks by Emirati and international artists, with some of them participating for the first time.
Sheikh Ahmed viewed several outstanding and rare paintings and was briefed by artists about the meaning and stories of their artworks. He also visited the platforms of the Cultural Office of H.H. Sheikha Manal bint Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, “Piaget,” a French jewellery manufacturer, and the Safa Public Library, a branch of the Dubai Public Library.