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Maraya Art Centre

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Address: Al Qasba, Sharjah, United Arab Emirates
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great local art space

i just love this centre. Maraya showcases amazing artwork with a focus on regional talents. the space is pretty good for workshops too. it hosts a variety of talks beyond art... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 1, 2014
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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2016

A beautiful location for the presentation of contemporary art. Exhibitions are well curated representing both artists who are established as well as younger artists. The program also and reaches out well beyond the region's artists to support contemporary artists in other parts of the world. During our visit we saw an exhibition from the collection as well as a survey... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2015

I went to this place. Disappointed to note that there were no tourist friendly features. No guides. Hence, unable to appreciate.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

The last time I was so moved by works of art was at the National Gallery in London when I viewed the Sacred Art Exhibition from Spain. Today was a heart felt experience and one that touched a raw nerve on a personal level. It only recently transpired in my own life that war has a strong hold on people's... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2014

i just love this centre. Maraya showcases amazing artwork with a focus on regional talents. the space is pretty good for workshops too. it hosts a variety of talks beyond art topics - entrepreneurship, culture, fashion...etc

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2012

Sitting at the entrance of the Al Qasba complex in Sharjah, this art centre is the only (almost, actually there's also the giant whee Eye of the Emirates) open attraction on Sundays. I discovered with some astonishment that National Museum are closed all the day on Sundays, while open at least 2 hours in the evening. So get in this... More 

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