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The Art and Culture scene will flourish during this period with the capital hosting world-class fairs, exhibitions and talks and welcoming internationally renowned modern and contemporary artists and curators from across the world.

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Abu Dhabi Art
21 -23 NOV
Manarat Al Saadiyat, Louvre Abu Dhabi, Qasr Al Hosn, The Galleria Al Maryah Island

The hub of art, culture and community, Abu Dhabi Art is an immersive creative experience of art exhibitions, artist performances, workshops, children’s activities and irresistible food – the ideal day out for families and friends.

Race Week Admission
28 NOV - 12 DEC
Louvre Abu Dhabi , Saadiyat Island

From classic art to the contemporary, the Louvre Abu Dhabi’s new exhibits are touted as “unparalleled in the region”. In partnership with Centre Pompidou and on display until 7 December, don’t miss the highly acclaimed ‘Rendezvous in Paris: Picasso, Chagall, Modigliani & Co’ - a Bohemian exhibit presenting over 80 works of art by some of the most significant artists of all time. And if you enjoy the finer things in life, ‘10,000 Years of Luxury’ is another must-see that delves into the historic interpretation of luxury by different cultures. 50% off admission for F1 ticket-holders.

Classic Cars Exhibit
27 – 30 NOV
Qasr Al Hosn, Al Hosn

An iconic stone watchtower, Qasr Al Hosn is the city’s oldest structure built in the 1700s and transformed into a museum in 2018 after years of intensive restoration work. It is serendipity then that a showcase and parade of classic car from the 50s and 60s will be exhibited at this national treasure.

Najat Makki | Luminescence
21 – 22 NOV
Cultural Foundation

This debut solo exhibition by one of UAE’S pioneering contemporary artists is a burst of vivid colours and unique abstract style.

Flânerie Colbert Abu Dhabi
12 NOV – 14 DEC
Manarat Al Saadiyat, Louvre Abu Dhabi, Qasr Al Hosn

Comité Colbert presents Flânerie Colbert Abu Dhabi – the world’s most prestigious fashion and luxury houses in a one-of-a-kind gathering organised by the Department of Culture and Tourism – Abu Dhabi. A unique series of four events across four locations, the exhibit is designed to explore 21st-century French luxury featuring 84 French luxury houses and 16 cultural institutions. From craft demonstrations, art workshops and boutique displays to a showcase of luxury powerhouses such as Christian Dior, Chanel and Hermès, Comité Colbert lights up Abu Dhabi’s culture scene during Abu Dhabi Race Week.

Artisan Market
22 NOV
Al Reem

Browse through original handcrafted goods while taking in glorious weather, outdoor entertainment, art installations, as well as arts and crafts activities for all.

Symphony In The Park
23 NOV
Al Bateen

Roll out your blanket, pack a picnic basket and relax to beautiful live music at Symphony in the Park.

Art and Cinema Series | Goya
27 NOV
Warehouse421

A look at the life and times of artist Francisco Goya. Often referred to as both the last of the Old Masters and the first of the moderns, Warehouse421 presents a screening of the director’s cut by Konrad Wolf.