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Alserkal Avenue - an art quarter of contemporary art in Dubai

Alserkal Avenue

Alserkal Avenue is a place that is revolutionizing the perception of Dubai, making it a hub for contemporary art and culture. Among the workshops and dusty garages in the Al Quoz industrial zone in Dubai in 2007, the well-known businessman and philanthropist Abdelmonem Bin Eisa Alserkal transformed an entire quarter into a territory with 70 contemporary and visual art galleries, designers and a total area of more than 46 thousand square meters.

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Mestaria Gallery at Alserkal Avenue, Dubai

Alserkal Avenue is becoming more and more grand every year, presenting a completely unique perspective on contemporary art for both Dubai's art communities and international visitors.

Alserkal Avenue regularly hosts various cultural events for local, regional and international audiences.

Must visit

If you are passionate about art, Alserkal Avenue will be a very interesting place for you. Here you will find:

The Gary Tatintsyan Gallery — a private art institution which organizes exhibitions of leading representatives of the international art scene.

Fabien Fryns Fine Art – The exhibition features works by Francis Annan Affotey, Ángeles Agrela, Alic Brock, Yukimasa Ida, Victoria Nunley, Julian Pace, Walter Robinson, Adam Parker Smith and Zhang Ji.

Volte Art Projects – a new gallery in Dubai, showcasing the best of international contemporary art and design in the Middle East.

Mestaria Gallery - a modern, accessible and unthreatening art space.

Satellite - is a multifunctional studio for events.

Ishara Art Foundation - a non-profit organization dedicated to contemporary art of South Asia, which includes the art of India, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, and Nepal.

1x1 Art Gallery – specializes in Indian modern and contemporary art. Founded by Malini Gulrajani in 1996, 1x1 is an important platform for both established and emerging artists.

For more detailed information about the exhibitions, events and current activities, please visit the official website.

Art can be bought and sold.

In addition to the general exhibitions, there is a larger number of unique artwork objects that can be purchased. As you walk through the area, take note of the small stickers—these are the price tags.

Store thegoodlife

thegoodlife at Alserkal Avenue in Dubai has the Air Jordan 1 from 1985.

Another interesting place to note is the super-exclusive sneaker store, founded by collectors. Here you will be told about each instance, its year of manufacture and history. You can also purchase some exhibits, expanding your personal collection. For example, you can buy a Nike Air Max 97 from a year called 'Silver Bullet' or rare Air Jordan 1 from 1985.

How to get there

Alserkal Avenue is located in the Al Quoz industrial zone in Dubai. The Avenue is served by three entrances:

From 17th Street

From 6A Street

From First Al Khail Street in Al Quoz 1

The most convenient way to get there is by taxi. if you go by metro, get off at Onpassive Metro Station (previously known as Al Safa Metro Station), and then take the 110 bus to Alserkal Avenue.

Opening hours

Every day from 10:00 am to 7:00 pm

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November 11, 2023

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