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Sharjah Art Museum

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Address: Bait Al Serkal Al Shuwaiheyn, Sharjah, United Arab Emirates
Phone Number: +971(6)-568 8222
8:00 am - 8:00 pm
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Fri 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Sat - Thu 8:00 am - 8:00 pm

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A reason to go to Sharjah

It's not he first thing that comes to your mind when you think about Sharjah but it's a good reason to go visit this city. The museum is free or very cheap and has modern... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 28, 2016
Santiago, Chile
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Santiago, Chile
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2016

It's not he first thing that comes to your mind when you think about Sharjah but it's a good reason to go visit this city. The museum is free or very cheap and has modern contemporary Arabic art. It feels good to have such kind of initiatives in this part of the world. Located near the corniche and not far... More 

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Barcelona, Spain
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2016

I have visited Sharjah a couple of times now, and every time very impressed with temporary exhibitions. International artists, and often more interesting than what I find back home (Spain/Germany)

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Nice, France
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2016

Tucked away on an inner street in the Sharjah Heritage Area is a gem of an art museum. Having been to some of the museums touted to be the best on this planet (some wonderful, others simply overrated), I am often wary of over-expectation and the subsequent disappointment whenever I enter an art museum. This place was one of those... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2016

What we saw was very well laid out, inclusive of Emirati and other Middle Eastern work, clearly explained where necessary. A mixture of contemporary and other art, with some really thought provoking exhibits.

Thank Charlotte9135
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2016

We had a lovely visit to this Art Gallery which is free The Exhibition on Contemporary Art was excellent as is their permanent collection which is diverse The staff were friendly and helpful and there is a nice cafe, thoroughly recommend this museum, we will be back

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2015 via mobile

Ample collection with several wings of Arabic modern art on display, both permanent and temporary exhibits. Really nice selection of artwork, well assorted and organized. Very nice and friendly staff. And free entrance!

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Raipur, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2015

it is huge then i thought and very nice clean and good to visit with family even with friends i really liked to visit here

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2015

We regularly make a trip to Sharjah to visit the Art Museum. At the moment an exhibition is ongoing about 5 artists of the Dutch Cobra groep. I wish Dubai had a museum of this quality. We will be back in November when the next exhibition opens.

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Kasaragod, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015

This is one of the good museum in sharjah.In this museum there are traditional collection.if you visited sharjah you must visit here.

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Al Ain, United Arab Emirates
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015

This free event is a must-see for contemporary art enthusiasts in the UAE! The Biennial is embedded in the town of Sharjah, which takes a little bit of navigation but is well worth the effort. Start out at the Sharjah Arts Museum where you'll receive an excellent free catalogue, and from there you can explore the other exhibition sites located... More 

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