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The Past: Mr. Abdullah bin Saleh AlJoan AlShehhi’s Private Collection

The exhibition is part of Mr. Abdullah bin Saleh AlJoan Al-Shehhi’s private collection from Ras Al-Khaimah, specifically from the Sha’am area.

This exhibition is Mr. Abdullah's first for his extensive private collection of Emirati antiques and artifacts. This exhibition has been curated as part of the National Day celebration in the United Arab Emirates.

Over the years, Mr. Abdullah’s has added pieces to the collection he inherited from his ancestors. He believes that each and every one of us must preserve our priceless cultural artifacts, as they are capable of taking us on a trip through time.

Mr. Abdullah graduated from UAE University with a degree in education and was the school principal for Sha’am Secondary School in Ras Al Khaimah until 2012. Mr. Abdullah's hobbies include fishing, which is an integral part of his past as his father was one of the most famous captains in Ras Al Khaimah.

Mr. Abdullah has been welcoming the Foundation's guests to his home for a Ramadan meal and to educate them about the holy month for the past three years.

Please RSVP to 07 233 8060 or with your name, phone, and email. Photographs and videos will be taken throughout this event and may be used for promotional purposes.

Opening Night Reception: Tuesday, November 28, 2017 5:00PM - 7:00PM

Exhibition Schedule (November 28 - December 9, 2017):

  • Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays: 5:00PM - 7:00PM
  • Saturdays: 1:00PM - 5:00PM

Location: RAK Gas Building, Al Jazah Road, Next to Hilton Garden Inn Ras Al Khaimah (Lat: 25.796191, Lon: 55.966595)

This event is part of the Al Qasimi Foundation’s arts and culture initiative. For more information please visit

Start Date End Date Time
November 28, 2017December 09, 20175:00 PM - 7:00 PM