Gallery 76

 “Feathers & Wings”

Mawaheb, in collaboration with the Dubai International Art Centre
presents their first exhibition for the new season. “Feathers & Wings” a colorful
collection of work made by the talented artists of Mawaheb from
Beautiful People, an art studio for young adults with special needs.
Through their amazing works of art they show their talent and their
inner Beauty.

Opening night: Sat 17th September 5pm-7pm

Exhibition: 17th - 30st September 2016

Venue: Dubai International Art Centre, gallery 76

About: Mawaheb: Mawaheb, an Arabic word meaning “talent” is an
art studio for adults with special needs, founded in October 2010 by
Wemmy de Maaker. Its aim is not only to teach art to their members,
but also to help them develop life skills. Through our exhibitions and
creative events we are showing the community that people with
special needs are full fledge citizens with an incredible talent. The
studio is located in the Al Fahidi Historical Neighborhood, where young
artists are guided by resident art teachers Gulshan Kavarana and Alan
Mongey and assisted by volunteers from the community. Sales
proceeds are dedicated to the operation of the studio, to welcome their
members all year round.

About: Dubai International Art Centre: The Dubai Art Centre was
founded in May 1976 by a small group of artists and art lovers. Since
that time it has become a well-known, non-profit making, cultural
institution with over 4000 members of more than fifty different

The Art Centre’s aim is to encourage the development of arts and
crafts in the UAE by offering classes and workshops in a wide variety
of traditional and contemporary arts and crafts by mounting major
exhibitions of Members’ work twice a year, and by providing a meeting
point and presenting lectures and demonstrations for those interest in
the arts.

Contact details:

Wemmy de Maaker
00971 50 4213070
Al Fahidi Historical Neighborhood villa 11, Bur Dubai

Dubai International Art Centre:
Fiona Petrocelli
00971 4 3444398
Behind Mercato shopping mall, Villa#27, 75B St

Exhibit at Gallery 76

Should you be interested in exhibiting at Gallery 76 please contact:

The Gallery Director
Gallery 76

Dubai International Art Centre

The Gallery Director can be contacted through the contact details on the Contact us page.

All applications should include examples of the works to be exhibited and a brief introduction to the artist(s).