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The 14th edition of Art Dubai will take place under the iconic Gate Building at Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC) from 29 March – 3 April 2021, in a purpose-built structure ensuring the highest COVID-19 safety protocols.

The fair will feature 50 galleries from 31 countries with a focus on modern and contemporary art from the Middle East, North Africa, South Asia and the Global South including ten of Dubai’s top galleries. For the full list of galleries please click here. 

To gain access to the fair please download the Art Dubai App.

Art Dubai’s overriding priority is to produce a safe event and to ensure we maintain adequate social distancing and capacity, pre booking of entry time is essential and can be found on the home page of the app. We request your understanding in these unusual times.

For further information, read the health & safety guidelines here.


Monday, 29 March (Art Dubai Preview, by invitation only)

Tuesday, 30 March (By invitation only)

Wednesday, 31 March (By invitation only)

Thursday, 1 April: 1–9pm

Friday, 2 April: 1–9pm

Saturday, 3 April: 11am–7pm


Gate Building
Dubai International Financial Centre
Dubai, United Arab Emirates

For map click here.


Centrally located between new and old Dubai, DIFC is a vibrant financial centre, business hub and home to a selection of the region’s best retailers, cafés, members clubs and restaurants. Explore the numerous F&B options during the fair on the Art Dubai app.


Tickets cost AED 25 and are available to purchase via the Art Dubai App. Children under 12 enter for free.

Due to social distancing measures and for venue capacity management, it is mandatory to book your fair access time in advance. Booking slots can be found on the home page of the Art Dubai App.

Individuals that are 12 years old and under can be admitted free of charge, please present your ID at the welcome desk.

University students can also enter the fair for free upon presenting your student ID at the welcome desk.


Free visitor parking will be available for Art Dubai guests at the Gate Avenue parking.


Validate your parking ticket at the Zone parking reception in Gate Avenue by showing your invite via the Art Dubai app along with your parking ticket.

For map click here.

Drop off and valet is available at the entrance opposite Emirates Towers. Valet is charged at AED 21 per hour.


Use Promo code: ARTDUBAI2021 with Careem to get a 20% discount on your ride to the Art Dubai 2021 fair.
(Terms and Conditions apply)


Art Dubai is committed to the safety of its staff, participants and visitors. We are strictly following the guidance laid out by the government authorities, including Dubai Health Authority and Dubai Municipality to ensure Art Dubai is a safe environment for everyone.

Ticketing and Invitations
• All ticketing for this year’s edition of the fair will be done through the Art Dubai app
• Attendees are required to book an allocated time slot to visit the fair ahead of their arrival; hourly booking slots are available to ensure that guests have a comfortable and socially-distanced visit.

The Venue
• Exhibition halls/event areas will adhere to the capacity restriction corresponding to 1 person allocated per 4 Sqm gross.
• Sanitiser dispensing units will be located throughout the venue.
• Rigorous sanitisation of the venue will be conducted pre and post event and the venue will be deep cleaned every day during the event.
• All participants working at the fair who have not received both doses of vaccine will undergo PCR testing prior and during the fair

During the Event
• Follow the clearly marked entry and exit points when arriving to or leaving the fair.
• Keep a social distance of 2 metres between yourself and other guests at all times. When queuing, please follow the floor stickers to ensure the minimum distance is met.
• Abide by the capacity limit signage for each exhibition booth to ensure social distancing.
• It is mandatory for visitors and staff to wear face masks at all times. Please wear masks correctly to cover your nose and mouth.