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2019 Ras Al Khaimah Fine Arts Festival: Art Workshops at Ras Al Khaimah National Museum

I. Drawing Inspired by the Architectural Structure of Al Hamra Village (Family friendly) 

Led by Dessert Art Collection (DAC)
Al Jazirah Al Hamra Old Town, Palace
3:00 PM – 5:30 PM
Free Entry

Join artist Marina Roussou at Al Jazirah Al Hamra Old Town, a historically important pearling, trading, and fishing centre, dating back to the late 17th century. In this workshop you will create sketches that draw inspiration from the surrounding architecture and artefacts. Marina is an art teacher and illustrator for archaeological and travel guides. 

II. The Pearl Legacy Lecture

Presented by Mohammad Al Suwaidi
Ras Al Khaimah National Museum, Majlis
4:00 PM – 6:00 PM
Free with Museum Entry

Mohammad Al Suwaidi’s Emirati grandfather was one of the last remaining pearl divers in the UAE before the discovery of oil and the invention of the cultured pearl. In order to preserve the legacy of his father, Abdullah Al Suwaidi founded a pearl farm in 2004.
This lecture will talk about the rich history of pearl diving in the region and how the pearls undergo the seedling process. 



Start Date End Date Time
February 23, 2019February 23, 20193:00PM-6:00PM