Sharjah Institute of Arts

Sharjah Institute of Arts

A centre of creative culture

The Sharjah Institute of Arts, housed in the Bait Al Serkal was inaugurated in 1997, is a centre of learning and creativity. Bait Al Serkal is an impressive heritage building in Al Shuwaihean area, built approximately 150 years ago. The history of the house is fascinating. During the ownership of Sheikh Mohammed Bin Saqr Al Qasimi, the house was extended to include a number of shops, and the area to the side of the house became known as the Mohammed bin Saqr Souq.

The Sharjah Institute of Arts seeks to attract talented men and women with an inclination to study art within the specialized courses offered. They include drawing, painting, sculpture, ceramics, graphics and history of art.

Telephone: +971 6 568 8800

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

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