Arte: The Makers’ Market

by DubaiCity Author

Date: 19 May – 01 Jun 2018
Category: Community, Lifestyle, Experiences
Venue: Various locations
Ticket price: Free

One of the longest-running alternative shopping artedestination in the UAE, ARTE, takes its Makers’ Market concept on tour with a seasonal pop-up event at various locations throughout Dubai city.

Visitors can looks for some fantastic bargains from an intriguing collection of locally-based designers and creatives selling everything from art, jewellery and clothing to beauty products and edible delights. The place is perfect to shop for unique gifts or exclusive Dubai memento, shoppers can find what they’re looking for and more at this unique market.

ARTE is the UAE’s largest genuine, pure handmade designer, art, fashion & craft market. They feature up to 150 contemporary and highly original makers and designers. Entrance to their events is free, and all the locations offer free parking. ARTE, The Makers’ Market is proud to have been operating in the UAE since 2005. ARTE, an acronym for ‘Artisans of the Emirates’, can base its success on the simple concept of promotingarte handmade arts, design, fashion, crafts, some sweet delights, all handmade right here in the UAE by its vendors.

Miriam is the founder of ARTE and a felt maker herself, she has a small team of volunteers work enthusiastically organising the high quality ARTE events each weekend. The team is so delighted to provide the 100s of participants in the ARTE markets with the opportunity to showcase their own hand crafted ranges. The exceptional and outstanding products available include jewellery, soaps and skincare products, greeting cards, cushions, scented candles, children’s clothing, ladies’ fashion & accessories, art, pottery and accessories for your home and business, at regular market events and boutique pop up locations around the UAE.

Products which are designed and made by the vendor, can be sold at ARTE, imported products for resale are simply not allowed. ARTE stands by the slogans “We make what we sell” and “Handmade in the UAE”.arte

Over the years ARTE has witnessed many of its vendors realise their creative potential and develop their love of making into a fruitful and viable business. The entire team is proud to support these achievements by offering an incubator for new businesses. Their popular flagship market is held twice a month in Times Square Center, Dubai; they also run a boutique markets in Mercato Mall as well as pop-up markets in Oasis Center Mall, Dubai and Al Hamra Mall in Ras Al Khaimah.

19 May: 16:00 – 24:00 – Mercato Mall
25 May: 10:00 – 18:00 – Times Square Center
26 May: 16:00 – 24:00 – Wafi Mall
1 June: 10:00 – 22:00 – Mercato Mall

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