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Works by 11 artists, presented on two floors of the museum, including some of the most important representatives of the modern and contemporary art in the Middle East.
The Sharjah Art Museum, established in 1995 under the Art Directorate of the Department of Culture & Information, was housed in Bait Al Serkal until 1997. The new building, fully designated to the fine arts and art-related activities, was constructed just a few steps from there, and inaugurated on 9 April 1997 during the 3rd Sharjah Biennial.
The main building and another one behind, interconnected by two passage ways, have 68 halls of various sizes and a total area of aprox. 11,000 square meters.