Khawla for Art and Culture, which was founded by Her Highness Sheikha Khawla bint Ahmed Khalifa Al Suwaidi, wife of His Highness Sheikh Tahnoun bin Zayed Al Nahyan, National Security Adviser, with the aim of nurturing art, culture and thought, intensified its artistic activities during the year 2022, by organizing and hosting more than 12 exhibitions. Technically, and many artistic workshops for a number of plastic art pioneers and young Emirati and Arab artistic talents, at its headquarters in the capital, Abu Dhabi, and in the “Khawla Art Gallery” in the Dubai Design District. Her Highness Sheikha Khawla bint Ahmed Khalifa Al Suwaidi expressed her happiness with the achievements made by “Khawla Art and Culture» during the year 2022, which confirms its leading position on the local and regional cultural scene.
And she affirmed Khawla’s endeavor for art and culture to be an active part and tributary to the efforts made by the UAE government, and to continue working to achieve the visions of the wise and ambitious leadership for the next 50 years, by strengthening the efforts of the UAE aimed at advancing and developing cultural conditions continuously, and making the country a center of culture and an incubator. For creativity, a meeting place for talents, and a beacon for Emirati and Arab writers, thinkers, researchers, and artists from around the world.
Her Highness indicated that the exhibitions and cultural events organized and hosted by Khawla for Art and Culture during the past year provided great value and a qualitative addition to the art and culture sector, as they constituted a cultural platform for creativity and artistic, cultural and civilizational interaction, and the meeting of artists with each other and arts in all their forms, and a field for inspiration and a space for To exchange ideas, in addition to providing an opportunity for the public to enjoy creativity and art, and to develop distinguished cultural and knowledge capabilities for the community.
She emphasized that Khawla for Art and Culture will continue to build on its achievements over the past years, by working to increase the momentum of cultural and artistic events and festivals, attracting art and culture figures at the local, regional and international levels, and organizing training courses, as part of its endeavor to contribute to Enhancing the capabilities of the culture sector, and activating interest in culture and arts of all kinds, with a focus on supporting young talents and providing them with all new knowledge in the field of thought, art and culture, in order to ensure that the momentum of the cultural development process witnessed by the UAE is enhanced.