France-Korea Animation Day

The Institut Français ans the Korean Cultural Center in the UAE presents an animation day in the Umm Al Emarat park (Mushriff park) from 3pm to 10pm. Program from 3pm to 6pm: workshop coloring, face painting, slide, tunnel, play ball house, hands-on animation by Camille Lugan The purpose of this workshop is to showcase the many different pre-computer era techniques behind animation cinema, from paper-cut optical [...]

November 22nd, 2016|News, Visual Arts, Cinema, Education, Non classé|0 Comments

Exhibition : Seven Princesses

The Institut français is proud to be partner of the  Empty Quarter Gallery which presents its latest photography exhibition, “Seven Princesses”, a collaboration with the internationally award-winning photographer Steve McCurry celebrating lives and achievements of modern Emirati women. Last November, twenty inspirational Emirati women were shooted by Steve McCurry throughout the 7 Emirates of UAE, each picture [...]

April 9th, 2015|Visual Arts|Comments Off on Exhibition : Seven Princesses


This new edition of the worldwide known contemporary art biennial invites over fifty artists and cultural practitioners from over twenty-five countries to introduce their ideas of the possible through their art and work. Among them, Institut français is proud to support the presence of the Lebanese writer, poet and playwright living in France Etel Adnan, [...]

March 4th, 2015|Visual Arts|Comments Off on SHARJAH BIENNIAL 12 – THE PAST, THE PRESENT, THE POSSIBLE

Opera Gallery Debuts – Masters of Modern Art Exhibition -

On January 14th, Opera Gallery hosted the opening of the "Icons of Art" exhibition. “Icons of Art” is an exhibition portraying contemporary artists who significantly influenced 20th century art. Several pieces are displayed including: “Oil on Canvas” and “Deux Filles Dans un Pré” by Renoir“ Woman in the Night (1977)” with pastel and pencil work by Joan Miro, [...]

February 5th, 2015|Visual Arts|Comments Off on Opera Gallery Debuts – Masters of Modern Art Exhibition –

Al Sourat Photo Festival 2014

40 years of French and Emirati photography in Abu Dhabi and Dubai! Institut français in the United Arab Emirates presents Al Sourat Photo Festival 2014, three unique French and Emirati photography exhibitions in Abu Dhabi and Dubai on display from the 15th of December 2014 until the 15th of January 2015. Al Sourat Photo Festival features French [...]

December 8th, 2014|Visual Arts|Comments Off on Al Sourat Photo Festival 2014

Valerian Gagnaire and Julien Famchon at Abu Dhabi Art !

The finest French touch at Abu Dhabi Art! Our two French artists in residency with Dubai Culture will share their work at the6th edition of Abu Dhabi Art, in the Community space from November 5 to November 8. Valerian Gagnaire, industrial and product designer will present his ‘Act Hyper Local' project involving RAK Ceramics and [...]

November 4th, 2014|Visual Arts|Comments Off on Valerian Gagnaire and Julien Famchon at Abu Dhabi Art !

ISEA 2014: International Symposium on Electronic Art

Gwenn-Aël Lynn presents “Audiolfactory Creolization” The International Symposium on Electronic Art (ISEA) 2014 is a prestigious international exhibition and conference on Electronic Art. It is a platform for recent research into media art, interdisciplinary practice, and art/science collaborations. ISEA brings current media art practice into contact with broader social, cultural, creative and scientific disciplines and [...]

October 12th, 2014|Visual Arts|Comments Off on ISEA 2014: International Symposium on Electronic Art

When Art meets Football

News from our event "When Art meets Football", which took place on Wednesday the 18th of June within the framework of the Artscape evening organised by Abu Dhabi Tourism and Culture Authority. "When Art meets Football" was the occasion to present a unique performance with several freestyle football shows featuring Rodolfo, professional freestyle footballer and [...]

June 5th, 2014|Visual Arts|Comments Off on When Art meets Football

Video: Michel Bizet Inauguration

April 6th, 2014|Visual Arts|Comments Off on Video: Michel Bizet Inauguration

Institut français brings some French flavour to the Con!

Institut français, the French cultural agency in the UAE, is proud to bring three young and talented French illustrators to this year Middle East Film and Comic Con, in association with Culture & Co, the French bookstore in Dubai, and with the support of Dubai Culture and Air France, official airline sponsor of Institut Français. [...]

April 1st, 2014|Visual Arts|Comments Off on Institut français brings some French flavour to the Con!