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The Art Dubai Group (ADG) is a commercial public/private partnership that for 16 years has owned and operated the region’s most successful cultural events as well as offering its industry expertise to private and government institutions.

The company’s mission is to develop sustainable ecosystems that support the development of vibrant creative scenes through a portfolio of events and programmes that include:


Art Salon is a framework for the active engagement of art collectors and cultural enthusiasts who are interested in growing and maintaining close ties with the UAE creative community under a wide range of programming such as, Monthly Talks, Monthly Events, Signature Events, Art Salon Save and Art Salon Concierge.


Downtown Design is the Middle East’s leading design fair for original and high-quality design, showcasing leading international and regional brands and hosting the region’s top-tier buyers: from principal architects and interior designers to the design directors of hotel groups and developers alongside HNW private clients.


Dubai Design Week is an annual week-long festival celebrating design and creativity in the UAE and beyond through an extensive programme of free-to-attend exhibitions, installations, engaging activities and pop-ups, talks and workshops, accessible for visitors at all levels.


Global Grad Show, an initiative by the Art Dubai Group, is a programme for graduates in universities across the world whose research tackles social and environmental issues. It is the world’s most diverse initiative of its kind in terms of reach, participating disciplines and programme.


Art Week is the UAE’s biggest cultural week highlighting art, design and events across the city. This event happens in parallel to the Art Dubai Fair every year.