XVA Gallery, Dubai

4.2
#10 of 42 in Museums in Dubai
Established in 2003, XVA is one of the leading galleries in the Middle East that specializes in contemporary art from the Arab world, Iran and the Subcontinent. Exhibitions focus on works by the regions foremost artists as well as those emerging onto the scene. The gallery’s artists express their different cultural identities and perspectives while challenging the viewer to drop prejudices and borders. XVA Gallery exhibits both locally and internationally; collaborating with galleries and participating in international art fairs, such as Art Basel Hong Kong, SH Contemporary, Singapore Art Fair and Abu Dhabi Art in 2014, in order to further expose Middle Eastern contemporary art.

XVA Gallery and XVA Art Hotel are located in Dubai’s heritage district, now called Al Fahidi Historical Neighborhood. XVA founded and organized the Bastakiya Art Fair from 2007- 2010 as part of its commitment to raising the profile of contemporary art practice in Dubai. For three years XVA was located in DIFC, and has now expanded itself in Al Fahidi.
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  • The gallery was in the courtyard of the XVA hotel. The room was very comfortable. The traditional stone pavement and the lovely building of the Arabian. The interior is also very helpful and functional beauty. The exhibition of the fabric art was wonderful.
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  • The XVA gallery in Dubai is a little gem very different from the rest of Dubai with its tranquility, nice exhibits and great food in its cosy little restaurant.  more »
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  • A small gallery presenting works of various artists. If you want to buy a piece of art or just interested in learning about different small artists - I really suggest that you visit this gallery. It is located near Dubai Museum in the historical region, so it has a particular atmosphere that sets this place apart from other galleries.
  • Lovely piece of art but didn't really like the food. I haven't stayed in the rooms so not sure how likely its good to be in there
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