Sharjah Art Museum

Sharjah Art Museum

The largest museum dedicated to art

Opened in April, 1997, this is the largest art museum in the region showcasing both temporary exhibitions and permanent collections.

Explore the history of the region through the paintings of the 18th and 19th century artists, as well as a repertoire of stunning landscapes, cityscapes and portraits in oil, water colour and acrylic. Extraordinary creations of local and internationally renowned artists are housed in the galleries across the Museum.

There are three floors of galleries dedicated to modern creative expression. Focusing on exhibitions and collections of over 300 works of art, you can witness graphic exhibits in a remarkable array of styles and interpretations created by artists from the Arab world, in a variety of media. And with special exhibitions are held throughout the year, the Sharjah Art Museum becomes a must see destination for art lovers and enthusiasts from every corner of the world.

In addition, the Fine Art Library located at Sharjah Art Museum is one of a kind. It houses an imposing collection consisting of over 4000 titles in Arabic, English, and other languages along with visual and audio material. The library provides internet access and includes a reading room, a children corner and a search corner for the visitors.

Working Hours:

Saturday – Thursday 8:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Friday 4:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

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Telephone +971 6 568 8222 | Fax +971 6 568 6229

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Telephone +971 6 511 2555 | Fax +971 6 568 0082

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