Dubai Design District
d3’s programme of events offers a platform that facilitates interaction, learning and engagement with the regional and global design community.Read more
Express yourself in 30x30
Sun to Thu: 10am - 7pm, 1st Floor, Building 5
Citizen E gallery presents a group exhibition curated by Sumayyah Al Suwaidi that showcases all forms of creative expression. The only criteria is that the work submitted can be hung and measures 30cms x 30cms.
Sat to Thu: 11am - 7pm, Ground Floor, Building 6
AR Gallery’s inaugural exhibition celebrates five years of Downtown Design with a selection of unique furniture curated by Fair Director, Rue Kothari. Brands represented have all exhibited at the fair, and the pieces showcase their individual craft, skill and aesthetic vision.
Sculpting Signs Workshop
12.30pm to 1.30pm & 2pm to 3pm, Building 3
Children of any age learn the basic techniques and delicate processes behind sculpting and life casting with clay at this free workshop from community arts centre thejamjar. They will trace their hand in air-dried clay, and use tools to form a word in sign language. Click here to book.
10am to 1pm, Building 5
Sharjah Art Foundation hosts this free workshop for anyone aged 15 and over. After some simple warm-up exercises, participants will learn the art of drawing modern calligraphy letters and creating a composition with a well-conceived layout. Email here to confirm your place.
4pm to 6pm, Building 5
This free workshop hosted by Sharjah Art Foundation is designed for children aged between 7 and 15. After studying d3’s architecture, the instructor will teach them the basics of sketching and perspective drawing. Email here to confirm your place.
Sat - Thu: 10am to 7pm, Fri 3pm to 8pm, Building 2
Art Hub’s group exhibition explores hopes, dreams, joy and serenity. The vibrant paintings by artists settled in the UAE but originally from Algeria, Canada, India, Pakistan and Syria depict human emotions and inner sentiments intertwined with technology.
Artistic Expression with Wool Yarn and Fabric
4pm - 6pm, Building 5
This free workshop hosted by Sharjah Art Foundation is suitable for children of all abilities aged 7 and over. They will improve concentration and fine motor skills and learn new forms of artistic expression by ‘sketching’ with wool yarn, and then gluing the yarn and scraps of fabric to recycled bottles and coffee tins. Email here to confirm a place.