Tours

Complimentary 45-minute educational and interactive guided tours of Abu Dhabi Art Fair’s galleries, led by a Visitor Experience Specialist. The tour accommodates groups of up to 20 people. Language of the tour can be either in Arabic or English.

Register for the Tours via manaratalsaadiyat@dctabudhabi.ae or at the information desk at the Fair for the Fair Tours.

 

School Tour

A unique opportunity for students to engage with art from around the world.

The tour concludes with 45 minutes of art activity in the Art Studio (optional, 25 AED per student). Prior registration is required.

Date: 19 - 23 November 2019

Times: 9:00, 10:00, 11:00, 12:00

 

Family Tour

A unique opportunity for families to engage with art from around the world. Prior registration is required.

Date: 22 and 23 November 2019

Time: 13:00

 

Fair Tour

An opportunity to gain a deeper understanding of a selection of exceptional works of art. A tailored tour focusing on highlights of the Fair and major artworks from around the world.

Date: 21 - 23 November 2019

Times: 14:30, 15:30, 16:30, 17:30, 18:30, 19:30

 

Art Fair tickets are required for the family and the fair tour. To get your ticket click here.

For the school tours, tickets are complimentary but needs to be arranged in advance via  manaratalsaadiyat@dctabudhabi.ae

 

1.
Al Ain Beyond Art installations Tour with the artists Oliver Beer and Leandro Erlich 
Date: 21 Nov. Thurs 15.30
Location: Meeting Point Al Ain Oasis
RSVP Programmes@abudhabiart.ae


Find more information about
Leandro Erlich CLICK HERE
Oliver Beer CLICK HERE


2.
Al Burda Endowment Tour
Date: 21 Nov. Thurs 17:00-18:00
Location: Meeting Point Gallery M
RSVP Programmes@abudhabiart.ae 
The UAE Ministry of Culture and Knowledge Development is delighted to debut the works of the inaugural Al Burda Endowment at the Abu Dhabi Art Fair. A pioneering initiative, the Endowment celebrates Islamic art through a grant of AED 500,000 distributed equally among 10 contemporary artists: Emiratis Aljoud Lootah, Ebtisam Abdulaziz, Khalid Al Banna and Ammar Al Attar, alongside those by Saudis Dana Awartani and Nasser Al Salem, as well as, Aisha Khalid (Pakistan), Zoulikha Bouabdella (Algeria), Fatima Uzdenova (Russia) and Stanley Siu (Hong Kong).
Al Burda is a platform run by the UAE Ministry of Culture and Knowledge Development since 2004 and is dedicated to the celebration of Islamic arts and culture. It engages with communities through its Award, Endowment, Festival and public programming

Find more information about Al Burda Exhibition HERE and Talks programme HERE

Talk: CLICK HERE
Exhibition: CLICK HERE


3.
Artist Armen Agop at Meem Gallery booth
Date: 21 Nov. Thurs 18:00-18:30
Location: Meeting Point Gallery  A Booth A01
RSVP Programmes@abudhabiart.ae 

Meem Gallery presents Armenian-Egyptian sculptor and artist, Armen Agop. Agop is well known internationally for his black granite sculptures; however in this new body of work, Mantra, audiences will be able to view paintings for the first time alongside sculptural works. The repetitive movements used in production became a meditative process for the artist. 
Find out more at our tour with the artist!