Art Dubai is held under the Patronage of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE, Ruler of Dubai

Art Dubai is an international art fair with roots in the Middle East, Africa and South Asia. The eleventh edition of Art Dubai took place on March 15-18, 2017 in Dubai, United Arab Emirates.


The most well-attended and international edition to date, Art Dubai 2017 was inaugurated by His Highness Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai. Highlights of this year’s edition included the Contemporary and Modern gallery halls, featuring 94 galleries from 43 different countries; the unveiling of Rana Begum’s monumental work for the ninth edition of the Abraaj Group Art Prize; the eleventh Global Art Forum, which focused this year on trade; as well as a series of performances taking place in the gallery halls and throughout the fair grounds.