Louvre Abu Dhabi will open on November 11th 2017
Louvre Abu Dhabi will open its doors to the public on 11 November 2017 with a wide range of public programmes, including symposiums, performances, concerts, dance, and visual arts by renowned contemporary and classical artists.
It is the first museum of its kind. Offering a renewed version of universality, it will focus on the common history of humanity and the dialogue between cultures and civilisations.
The inauguration week will also gather two prestigious events coproduced within the frame of the Emirati-French Cultural Programme.
The official announcement was made on 6 September 2017, during a press conference in Abu Dhabi. This conference gathered H.E. Mrs Françoise Nyssen, French Minister of Culture, her Emirati homologue H.E. Sheikh Nahyan bin Mubarak Al Nahyan, Minister of Culture and Knowledge Development and H.E. Mohamed Al Mubarak, Chairman of Abu Dhabi Tourism and Culture Authority (TCA).
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