Under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, the innovative initiative titled ‘Dubai Collection’ is going to further enrich the city’s artistic landscape.
The main intention is to create a unique platform for re-creating and developing the emirate’s art community and
Providing a collaboration between Dubai Culture and Art Dubai, the initiative is inviting individuals to loan acquired artworks or if they are artists themselves (emerging or professional), contribute from their own collection. The program will provide artists with sustainable streams of remuneration for their creative work.
Her Highness Sheikha Latifa stated that the launch would ‘genuinely empower the local cultural community and contribute to reinforcing Dubai’s ambition to be a leading global creative hub and cultural destination’
Sheikh Mohammed will also be lending his personal private collection towards the initiative, which according to Sheikha Latifa ‘will encourage the community to contribute towards creating this unique collection of artworks.’
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