things to do arts and exhibitions ALSERKAL AVENUE
Alserkal Avenue
Updated on 17 March 2016

Founded in 2007, Alserkal Avenue Dubai is a prominent arts district within the industrial quarter of the city. Housing over twenty contemporary art galleries and alternative arts and community spaces, the Avenue represents emerging, mid-career and established artists, in addition to hosting exhibitions, talks, panel discussions, Young Collector’s Auctions and community events. With a USD14 million expansion project underway, the Avenue will be home to a wide spectrum of creative businesses, and become a vital intersection for the confluence of art, culture and development that will further transform the cultural landscape of Dubai. Located at Street 8, Al Quoz 1. For the latest events and exhibitions call 050-5569797, email or visit

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