Culture and Community

In the spirit of the Holy Month of Ramadan, Noor Bank, one of the UAE’s leading Shari’ah-compliant bank, in collaboration with Cross Borders Art Gallery is hosting a charity art exhibition at the Noor Art Gallery on Sheikh Zayed Road in Dubai. Paintings from the exhibition are also on display at other select Noor Bank branches.

Celebrating the world-wide observation of the International Museums Day, Dubai Culture & Arts Authority (Dubai Culture) has announced that entry to its museums across Dubai will be free on Saturday the 18th  of May 2019. Dubai Culture will waive off the ticket fees in order to facilitate  easier access to the  Etihad Museum, Al Shindagha Museum,, and Dubai Museum that narrate the tale of  Emirate’s cultural heritage and history  The museums visiting timing during Ramadan are 10:00 am to 5:00 pm every day, except Friday.

Al Jazira Sports Club has launched a community outreach programme designed to put the people of Abu Dhabi at the heart of everything it offers.

Sayidaty print magazine and online publication opened its first coffee shop under the name of Sayidaty Café last week at City Walk in Dubai.

The Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York has collaborated with TikTok, the world’s leading short video platform, to launch an official account. To celebrate its debut on the global short video platform, The Met introduced TikTok challenges in an effort to spark new creativity inspired by artworks in The Met collection. The effort will encourage millions of TikTok users worldwide to discover the Museum’s exhibitions and its collection of 5,000 years of art from around the globe.