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"Athar" ("Impact") - Sharjah Islamic Arts Festival 20th Edition

  • Sharjah Art Museum Bait Al Serkal, Al Shuwaiheyn Sharjah (map)

The annual Islamic Arts Festival began in 1998 under the supervision and organisation of the Directorate of Art in the Department of Culture and Information, with the intention of exhibiting various kinds of traditional and contemporary Islamic arts. 

Over its consecutive editions, the Festival was able to display different vibrant styles of Islamic Art through a selection of art projects illustrating the authenticity of Islamic Art and its ability to keep up with current artistic changes.

The Festival is one of the most renowned Islamic Art events in the region, and its events include local and international exhibitions, intellectual programmes, and interactive activities.

Earlier Event: November 14
Jerwood Drawing Prize 2017
Later Event: February 10
Jerwood Drawing Prize 2017