Ahmedia Art Gallery to hold Islamic Art Splendour
Special art exhibition on Quranic art, Calligraphy and Arabesque themes
Dubai, UAE (August 11, 2013): Ahmedia Heritage Guest House, located in the heart of Al Ras, Deira and managed by Planet Hospitality, will hold a special art exhibition at Ahmedia Art Gallery titled Islamic Art Splendour to promote Islamic art from the UAE from 18th to 30th August 2013.
Local and international artists who specialize in Quranic art, Calligraphy and Arabesque themes were invited to display their work at the exhibition. The art exhibit will show more than 30 original works on display, made by locals, expats and emerging artists from across the Emirates such as Anna Maharani (Ukraine), Ashvin (India), B’lu (India), Salman Ghaith (Iraq), Sanaa Merchant (Pakistan) and Zaahirah Zabeen Muthy (Mauritius).
Selected works of these artists will be displayed for sale during the 'Islamic Art Splendour' exhibition which also includes a unique collection of museum art from across the GCC region.
Habib Khan, General Manager, and CEO Hospitality Division of Planet Group, said “We invite the whole community to visit Ahmedia Art Gallery for our Islamic Art Splendour exhibition. We would like to increase awareness of Islamic arts in the UAE and we hope to have many such exhibitions in our art gallery in the future to feature both our local and international artists.”
Ahmedia Art Gallery is also a meeting place for those who wish to experience the unique taste of 'real art in Dubai'. The venue provides its visitors with an opportunity to discover the richness of ancient Arab culture. The gallery today stands transformed as a haven for art connoisseurs located in the heritage heart of Dubai's culture. It can offer lodging for artists and visitors and is the best place in the downtown Dubai to host small, medium and large-scale art or educational projects - all year long.
The art exhibition will open from 6:30pm to 10pm from 18th to 30th August. For more information, call +971 50 3808699 or visit www.artgalleryahmedia.com.
About Ahmedia Heritage Guest House
Ahmedia Heritage Guest House is managed by Planet Hospitality. An oasis of calm in the hustle and bustle of Al-Ras Deira Dubai, it is located in the heart of Al-Ras Heritage area adjacent to Al-Ahamadiya School. It is a stone throw away from the Spice Market, the Gold Souk, and the famous Creek side water taxi on one side and only 100 meters walk from the Al-Ras Metro Station from the other side. The lodging place provides guests an opportunity to discover the richness of ancient Arab culture and the true taste of times gone by as they relax in the serene surroundings.
Ahmedia Art Gallery promotes international art while dedicating itself to represent the Emirate's true cultural heritage. It encourages established and emerging contemporary artists from the Middle East through individual and group exhibitions. The gallery is an impressive large hall of a restored mansion. It has a grand entrance to courtyard, surrounded by dining and seating area shaded by sun roof, it is a restored villa with spacious bedrooms overlooking the traditional courtyard.