Sharjah Art Museum

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Sharjah Art Museum

The Sharjah Art Museum is an art museum in the city of Sharjah, United Arab Emirates.[1] It was housed in Bait Al Serkal in Al Shuwaihean Area. It is one of the leading art institutions in the Persian Gulf region.

A new building of the museum was established on April 7, 1997, under the patronage of Sheikh Sultan bin Muhammad Al-Qasimi, the Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Sharjah during the 3rd Sharjah International Arts Biennial.[1] Sharjah Art Museum has a collection of modern and contemporary art by artists from United Arab Emirates and other Middle Eastern countries. It also organizes and hosts temporary exhibitions and educational events. It has a total floor area of 111,000 m² with galleries over two floors and an underground car park beneath it.


Barjeel Art Foundation exhibition at the Sharjah Art Museum

Sharjah Art Museum since its establishment, held numerous temporary exhibitions throughout the years. They were curated by the museum or in collaboration with other institutions. Some of those institutions were Cobra Museum of Modern Art in Amsterdam, TATE Britain in London, Barjeel Art Foundation in the UAE, and The Gibran Museum in Lebanon.

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