Sharjah Calligraphy Museum

Sharjah Calligraphy Museum

Inspiring the visual art of writing

The captivating Sharjah Calligraphy Museum was opened in 2002 in the legendary Hamad Al Midfaa building in the Sharjah Heritage Area (Heart of Sharjah). Step in and discover the centuries–old heritage of Arabic calligraphy brought alive in different mediums in multi-colour brilliance.

Created by local artists and well-known international calligraphers, significant works of art from the Arab world demonstrate the complexity of this vibrant art form and its historical and Islamic foundations.

Arabic calligraphy on canvas, wood, paper and ceramic will inspire every visitor with its positive and living energy.

Working Hours:

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

Ticket Price:

Children (2-12 years): FREE
Adults (13 years and above): 5 AED
Families: 10 AED

Telephone +971 6 569 4561 | Fax +971 6 568 5683

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

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