Al Qattara Arts Centre Workshops 2019

Organised by Department of Culture and Tourism - Abu Dhabi

The Al Qattara Arts Centre offers a series of workshops and courses open to the entire family, giving art enthusiasts a chance to immerse themselves in the creative arts scene.

Running monthly and organised by the Department of Culture and Tourism - Abu Dhabi, the courses cater to both adults and children. It aims to teach the basics of technical skills painting, calligraphy, mosaic, sculpture, photography, 3D drawing, and traditional handicrafts.

The workshops will feature:

- Adult Workshops

Painting and Drawing
Every Sunday and Tuesday, 10:00 AM to 1:00 PM and 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Every Thursday and Saturday, 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Teacher: Ali Hammad
Fees: 300 AED

Arabic Calligraphy
Every Sunday and Tuesday, 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Teacher: Nabil Al Ghanem
Fees: 300 AED

- Workshops for children ages 6 to 13

Painting and Drawing
Every Sunday to Tuesday, 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Every Wednesday to Saturday, 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Teacher: Ghada Shagfa
Fees: 150 AED

Pottery
Every Monday to Thursday, 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Teacher: Saher Abboushi
Fees: 150 AED

Arabic Calligraphy
Every Thursday to Saturday, 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Teacher: Nabil Al Ghanem
Fees: 150 AED

- Music Workshops

Oud Individual Lessons
Teacher: Sabbar Salman
Fees: Adults 300 AED, Children 150 AED

Piano Individual Lessons
Teacher: Gulmira
Fees: Adults 300 AED, Children 150 AED

The restored centre, which maintains a blend of traditional architecture with state-of-the-art facilities, features a dedicated dry studio for music classes and handicrafts, a wet studio for drawing and painting, a fully-equipped pottery studio, a digital room suitable for photography and computer classes, a spacious calligraphy studio as well as an exhibition hall, cafe and library.

Based in a renovated fort, the Al Qattara Arts Centre is a first of its kind in Al Ain, providing the city’s 400,000 residents a long-overdue opportunity to explore a variety of artistic avenues.

**All fees are exclusive of 5% VAT

For the more information and the full programme schedule, click here.

date and time

Fri, Mar 01, 2019 08:00 AM - Tue, Dec 31, 2019 08:00 PM

event location

Al Qattara Arts Centre, Al Ain

contact info

Department of Culture and Tourism - Abu Dhabi
Tel: 037118225

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