Staying safe at home? Take a cultural breath outside with the Institut français in the UAE!

Last update : 08.07 This article has been published at the beginning of the sanitary crisis. It gathers all the cultural initiatives that have been developed by French cultural institutions during the lockdown. Even if the situation seems to get back to normal, some cultural organizations are still offering online content. We take the opportunity [...]

The Institut francais in the UAE’s newsletter is back !

The Institut francais in the UAE released the French cultural agenda in the UAE! You can read it online and you can subscribe to our newsletter by sending us a quick mail at contact@if-uae.com. We wish you a good reading!  

En juin, la culture française s’invite chez vous !

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Exhibition “Caravane & guests” and presentation of the latest publication of the Emirati-French Cultural Dialogue

The exhibition “Caravane & Guests” opened this week at the French Residency in Abu Dhabi and will present during one month the artworks from 5 French artists: Annabelle Smith-Bigno, Bénédicte Gimonnet, Karine Roche, Mioara Corozel Cherki and Sabine Blanchard. It is in a collaboration’s spirit that the French painters presented in the exhibition “Caravane & [...]

Nouvelle exposition temporaire au Louvre Abu Dhabi : “Rendez-vous à Paris : Picasso, Chagall, Modigliani & Cie (1900 – 1939)”

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Institut français in the UAE X Thinkers & Doers “Conversations”

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The Night of Ideas 2019: Museums and New Technologies

31 January 2019, Etihad Museum, 7pm, open to public upon registration: guest@dubaiculture.ae     Panel: Lana Shamma, Senior Manager of Public Programmes at Art Jameel, Dubai Roei Amit, Head of the Digital Department at the Réunion des musées nationaux – Grand Palais (RMN – GP) Hani Asfour, Dean of the Dubai Institute of Design and Innovation [...]

Exhibition: “Le French Design – How Innovation Creates History”

THE EXHIBITION: "LE FRENCH DESIGN – HOW INNOVATION CREATES HISTORY" DUBAI DESIGN DISTRICT FROM 12-17 NOVEMBER, 2018.             This year, The Institut Français in the UAE, the cultural department of the French Embassy, is participating in Dubai Design Week with a project entirely dedicated to the emerging French design scene. [...]

The first major retrospective of Abdulqader Al Rais in Paris

25 September – 21 October 2018 As part of the French-Emirati cultural dialogue 2018, Dubai Culture is presenting the first major retrospective in France of the Emirati painter Abdulqader Al Rais at the Institut du monde arabe, on view through 21 October 2018.   Through a selection of more than 50 artworks, the exhibition unveils [...]

Aflam invites applications for the 3rd edition of WarshatAflam !

Aflam invites applications for the 3rd edition of WarshatAflam ! Created during the 4th International Festival of Arab Cinema in November 2016, WarshAflam/The Aflam Workshop is a scheme set up with the support of the CNC’s (Centre National du Cinéma) Short-Film Talent programme and the Provence-Alpes-Côte d’Azur region’s annual programm that brings support to young artists. Its goal [...]