The new Guggenheim Abu Dhabi will be located in the Cultural District of Saadiyat Island in Abu Dhabi, the capital of the United Arab Emirates (UAE). Designed by internationally renowned architect Frank Gehry, the 450,000-square-foot museum will house its own major modern and contemporary art collection and present special exhibitions that will include works from [...]
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The new Guggenheim Abu Dhabi will be located in the Cultural District of Saadiyat Island in Abu Dhabi, the capital of the United Arab Emirates (UAE). Designed by internationally renowned architect Frank Gehry, the 450,000-square-foot museum will house its own major modern and contemporary art collection and present special exhibitions that will include works from the Guggenheim Foundation’s extensive collection. The museum, the largest Guggenheim in the world, will have global art, exhibitions, and education programs with particular focus on Middle Eastern contemporary art. The Guggenheim Abu Dhabi joins other leading international cultural institutions in the unprecedented creation of a vibrant cultural destination for visitors from around the world.
The Animal Sanctuary and Petting farm opened its gates on the 1st April 2009. Our aim is to provide a one of a kind, fun and educational experience for children that cannot be found anywhere else in the UAE. Nearly all the animals at the sanctuary are donated, unwanted or rescued animals. We are a non-profit organisation run by a team of volunteers and animal lovers alongside Posh Paws Kennels and Cattery and rely on donations alone.
Opera Gallery opened its doors in Singapore in 1994 at the initiative of Gilles Dyan. Today, the team boasts more than 35 individuals from all walks of life, all sharing the same life-time passion: art in general and contemporary art, in particular. A passion that they strive to communicate to connoisseurs and novices alike. A passion that knows no boundaries.Opera Gallery is present in all of the world’s major art capitals.
Through an intergovernmental agreement signed on March 6, 2007, France and the United Arab Emirates decided to create a universal museum, bearing the name Louvre Abu Dhabi, with an opening slated for 2014. This unprecedented venture lays the foundations for a new type of cultural collaboration between two sovereign nations, and fulfills mutual needs and aspirations.
Wildlife.ae is the official website of the Ras Al Khor Wildlife Sanctuary or RAKWS. RAKWS is one of the few urban protected areas in the world, holding approximately more than 450 species of fauna and 47 species of flora. The sanctuary also boasts Â various ecosystems from mangroves, mudflats, lagoons and sabkhas to reed beds and shrub lands.
The Dubai-based Children’s City is the first educational city in the UAE devoted to children between two and fifteen years old where they can investigate, explore, play, discover, and learn about the world in which we live. It is an interactive science museum – seven days a week. The unique three-storey building is located in the surroundings of the Creekside Park and offers various admission schemes for individual children, families and school groups.
Unveiled by His Highness Sheikh Tahnoon bin Muhammad Al Nahyan in 1985, Hili Fun City was referred to as the Disneyland of the GCC, hosting visitors from all over the region including several royal families and VIPs.This much loved theme park reopened on November 27, 2009 after having undergone a complete refurbishment and transformation. Now on to celebrating its 25th year, Hili Fun City is packed with thrilling rides and adventures for children of all ages and there’s plenty for both mum and dad to enjoy too.rn
Ski Dubai is the first indoor ski resort in the Middle East and offers an amazing snow setting to enjoy skiing, snowboarding and tobogganing, or just playing in the snow. Young or old, there is something for everyone, from the beginner to the snow sport enthusiast. Ski Dubai is a unique mountain-themed attraction that offers you the opportunity to enjoy real snow in Dubai all year round.rn
Standing 184 meters high across the Middle East skyline is nothing but the world renowned Dubai World Trade Center which began as an enterprise arena in 1979.At the heart of the Middle East, Dubai World Trade Centre is the region’s leading destination for exhibitions, conferences and events.rn