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The annual “Lasting Impressions” series returns with a debut ... 24 February 2021

Under the patronage of His Highness Dr. Sheikh Sultan bin Mohammed Al Qasimi, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Sharjah,Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan bin Khalifa Al-Nahyan, on Wednesdayinaugurated“Lasting Impressions: Baya Mahie...

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In celebration of International Mother Language Day Sharjah Ca... 21 February 2021

Collections of Sharjah Calligraphy Museum have been updated incommemoration of the International Mother Language Day, which is celebrated on February 21st every year....

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Panel highlights the work of 3 renowned women artists and thei... 19 February 2021

A panel discussion moderated by Manal Ataya, Director-General of Sharjah Museums Authority (SMA), covered multiple themes around the works of 3 women artists and how they have chosen to represent, contextualize and reflect the fem...

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Sharjah Museums Authority organizes an exhibition dedicated to... 05 February 2021

The art of late Algerian female artist Baya Mahieddine, will be under the spotlightand displayed for the first time inasurvey show dedicated to her,at the Sharjah Art Museum from February 24 until July 31, 2021, as part of Sharjah...

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Museum professionals tackle museums and diversity in SMA’s fir... 04 February 2021

SAWA Virtual Series: The Glossary Project will bring together a group of young museum professionals from the MENA region and Germany to begin compiling a multicultural terminology publication....

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Sharjah Museums Authority’s landmark “Resistance Monument” tel... 04 February 2021

Sharjah Museums Authority is inviting all community members to visit the Resistance Monument in Khor Fakkan, which was built on orders from His Highness Dr. Sheikh Sultan bin Mohammed Al Qasimi, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of...

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Famous Muslim scientist under the microscope at Sharjah museum... 27 January 2021

A virtual workshop that will examine the life and accomplishments of Arab mathematician, astronomer, and physicist of the Islamic Golden Age, Ḥasan Ibn Al-Haytham, will be hosted at Sharjah Museum of Islamic Civilization....

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SMA Director General highlights digital strategy of museums at... 07 December 2020

The Director-General of Sharjah Museums Authority (SMA) shared her insights on the digital transformation of museums to adapt to the fallout of the COVID-19 pandemic, during an online session titled ‘Digitizing Arts and Cult...

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Stay home and enjoy a virtual tour of Sharjah Museums Authorit... 16 April 2020

Sharjah Museums Authority (SMA) is bringing everyone virtual tours and online exhibits of some of its contemporary and modern art masterpieces housed at Sharjah Art Museum....

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Sharjah Museums Authority temporarily shuts down its museums... 16 March 2020

Sharjah Museums Authority (SMA) announced today that it has closed all its museums until the end of this month, subject for extension....

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Sharjah Museums Authority announces 'Museums Express’ plan for... 10 February 2020

The unique ‘Museums Express’ initiative introduced by Sharjah Museums Authority last year, will be making new 33 visits during 2020 to 12 public schools located in Khor Fakkan, Kalba, Wadi Al Hilo, Al Madam, Dibai Al H...

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Arabic calligraphy expressed through music, showcased at Sharj... 04 November 2019

Paintings by prominent French-Iranian artist Bahman Panahi in which the two art forms of music and calligraphy complement each other, will be on display at Sharjah Calligraphy Museum located in the Heart of Sharjah....

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At a one-day forum in Washington D.C Director General of Shar... 27 October 2019

During a one-day forum held in Washington D.C’s Middle East Institute, Director-General of Sharjah Museums Authority (SMA), Manal Ataya, addressed the importance of supporting artists from the Arab region due to the vital ro...

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Unique Archeological Artifacts from ancient Kuwait showcased i... 14 October 2019

Sharjah Archaeology Museum, part of Sharjah Museums Authority (SMA), is hosting a six-month long exhibition that showcases Kuwait’s ancient history....

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“Future Innovators” unleashes inquisitiveness amongst children... 09 October 2019

Sharjah Museums Authority (SMA) is organizing a five-day event aimed at igniting innovation among pupils and enhancing their educational experience through an interactive learning environment....

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Gateway to The World: snap shots from the historic Sharjah air... 03 October 2019

Al Mahatta Museum, which was one of the first airports in the region, is commemorating the landing of its first flight, with a gallery of never-seen photos of the airport during the “Gateway to the World: Snap Shots from The...

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“Coffee in The Arabian Gulf” an exhibition that promotes histo... 01 October 2019

An exhibition with the purpose of promoting the historicalimportance of coffee in the UAE and Gulf region kicked off today marking the International Coffee Day....

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T-Serai highlights stressing humanitarian causes... 26 September 2019

T-serai, an art installation that highlights humanitarian causes including refugees, climate change and textile over production has arrived at it’s temporary home at Sharjah Museum for Islamic Civi-lization (SMIC) from Septe...

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Sharjah Museums Authority to exhibit T-Serai A Portable Palace... 20 September 2019

Sharjah Museums Authority (SMA) is celebrating heritage in the MENA region through a portable “palace” made of recycled fabrics using the art of reverse Appliqué....

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Fifth edition of Sharjah Museums Authority's SAWA Academy kick... 17 September 2019

The fifth edition of the annual cross-cultural exchange program “SAWA Museum Academy” kicked off on Sunday, Sharjah Museums Authority (SMA) has announced....

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