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Fairytales Come True : Worlds from the Imagination of Hans Christian Andersen

Location : Sharjah Art Museum Date:01 March 2020 - 31 October 2020
The Fairytales Come True: Worlds From the Imagination of Hans Christian Andersen is an interactive and experiential celebration of the writer’s life and work. It is organized by the UAE Board on Books for Young People (UAEBBY) in partnership with Sharjah Museums Authority as the first Hans Christian Andersen exhibition in the Arab region. The exhibition will run through April, the closing month for Sharjah World Book Capital year as well as Hans Christian Andersen’s birth month.

It is composed of display rooms that mix the analog with the digital the same way Andersen infused the magical into the real. There will be displays dedicated to fairytales and themes that he used in his stories. The exhibition will be a combination of interactive items, props, and technological solutions to bring his works to life; in addition to high resolution copies and replicas of his portraits, drawings, papercuts, and more.
 
The fairytales exhibited are a mix of his worldwide famous ones, as well as the lesser known but just as whimsical.
 

PLAN YOUR VISIT TO THE EVENT

Location :
The museum is located in the Arts Area, Al- Shuwaihiyeen, near Al-Corniche post office - Heart of Sharjah.
Opening Hours :
Saturday to Thursday 8:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Friday: 4:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Visitors Health & Safety Measures During Covid-19

Timings are subject to change during public holidays and Ramadan.
The Museum is closed on the following occasions:
  • 29th Ramadan ( Islamic calendar)
  • First day of Eid Al-Fitr ( Islamic calendar)
  • First day of Eid Al Adha ( Islamic calendar)
Entry Fees to the museum : Free
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