Studio & Gallery

Studio & Gallery

Studio & Gallery

Purpose

The vision of the Al Qasimi Foundation Studio & Gallery is to serve as a collaborative hub of innovation and creativity in Ras Al Khaimah by providing a platform for engaging local artists and community members in artistic dialogue and exchange.

The Studio & Gallery’s mission is to highlight the integral role arts play in personal and community growth and to help support the artistic community in Ras Al Khaimah and the United Arab Emirates through a wide range of educational programming.

This multi-functional space hosts a variety of programs and activities throughout the year, including exhibitions, artist residencies, community workshops, and events.

For information on current exhibitions, workshops and operation hours, please contact the Events Team at 07 233 8060 or events@alqasimifoundation.rak.ae. Upcoming exhibitions and workshops can also be found on the Al Qasimi Foundation’s Events Calendar.

Studio & Gallery Exhibitions:

The Al Qasimi Foundation’s Studio & Gallery offers complimentary year-round exhibition space for local and international artists and art collectors. Solo and group exhibitions may last 7-14 days, and reservations will include additional time for set-up and take down. Painters, sculptors, mosaic artists, photographers, and other visual artists are invited to submit proposals for holding an exhibition in the space. The Studio & Gallery is also open to art collectors interested in sharing their collections with the community.

Interested artists and collectors must submit the Exhibition Application Form as well as following supporting documents to events@alqasimifoundation.rak.ae:

  • Artistic CV or Collection Overview
  • Number, titles and dimensions of artworks intended for exhibition
  • Images of artworks intended for exhibition as .doc or .pdf files

By submitting the Form, the applicants agree to comply with the Studio & Gallery Space Usage Terms and Conditions.

Complete exhibition applications are reviewed on a rolling basis unless otherwise specified.

Studio & Gallery operation hours during exhibitions*

  • Weekdays: Mondays – Thursdays, 8:30am - 5:30pm
  • Weekends: Saturdays, 1:00pm - 5:00pm
  • Weekends: Fridays closed.

*Adjustments to the standard exhibition hours may be made based on mutual agreement.

Art Workshops:

To build on the programming associated with the annual Ras Al Khaimah Fine Arts Festival, the Al Qasimi Foundation’s Studio & Gallery hosts year-round art workshops and educational programming. The majority of our workshops are free and open to the general public.

Artists interested in hosting a creative workshop as part of the Studio & Gallery or Ras Al Khaimah Fine Arts Festival calendar of events must submit the Workshop Application Form along with the supporting documents listed below to events@alqasimifoundation.rak.ae:

  • Lead presenter's artistic CV
  • Detailed description of each workshop idea (max. 3 pages)
  • Images to support workshop ideas, including samples of what participants would create

Complete workshop applications are reviewed on a rolling basis unless otherwise specified.