SAF Art Spaces - Part 1

First part of the tour through the venues of the Sharjah Art Foundation in the historical Al Mureijah neighborhood - new art spaces and heritage houses, already rebuilt or in process of reconstruction.

SAF Art Spaces - Part 2

Second part of the tour through the SAF exhibition venues in Al Mureijah, including three of the new art spaces and heritage houses. One work in the bird and animal market.

Calligraphy Square

Venues: Calligraphers’ Studios, Ceramics House, Centre for Arabic Calligraphy & Ornamentation, Dar Al Nadwa, Institute for Theatrical Arts, Souq Al Shanasiyah.

Sharjah Art Museum

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.

Bait Al Serkal

Renovated three-storey heritage building from the 19th century. Venue for changing exhibitions, workshops, and events.

Bait Obaid Al Shamsi

A restored creek-side house in the Arts Area with artists' studios and gallery spaces surrounding a large courtyard.

Warehouses at Port Khalid

Major installations by Asunción Molinos Gordo and Michael Joo at two abandoned warehouses in the port area of Sharjah along the Creek.

The Flying Saucer: Hassan Khan

Various works and intervention at a former restaurant from the 1970s, because of its futuristic design commonly known as The Flying Saucer.

Kalba Ice Factory: Adrián Villar Rojas

Site-specific installation by the Argentinean artist and his team at the abandoned ice factory in Khor Kalba, East Coast of the Emirate of Sharjah, at the Gulf of Oman.

Please see also:

Sharjah Biennial 12 - Fast Photo Tour

Fast tour through Sharjah Biennial 12, 5 March - 5 June 2015. A selection of art works at different venues.

Sharjah Biennial 12

5 March - 5 June 2015
Sharjah, United Arab Emirates

The past, the present, the possible

President and Director of the
Sharjah Art Foundation: Hoor Al Qasimi

Curator: Eungie Joo

Associate Curator: Ryan Inouye

Over 50 participants - see the list

Organizer: Sharjah Art Foundation

Official website:

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