The Rulers’ Palace and Birthplace of HH Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan which was and still a meeting place for the community members and the visitors of the city since the fortieths of 20th century.
Explore the rich tapestry created by musicians, from the music of the Arab World to internationally renowned composers.
Enjoy a unique display of talent in our first drive-in concert at Berklee Abu Dhabi - the first of many live performances as part of our “When Is Now?” series. With an incredible line up of artists!
A discussion among artists who have shaped the regional artistic scene and who have contributed to artistic institutions in the United Arab Emirates and beyond.
A space in which to discover and create, bringing together the curious and the experienced. Take a 360° tour.
Explore Manarat Al Saadiyat on the 360° tour.
At Jebel Hafit in Al Ain are tombs that reveal trade links with the ancient civilizations of Mesopotamia, Persia and the Indus Valley.
Abu Dhabi’s Modern Architectural & Urban Heritage
Museums: Places of Civic Engagement, Inspiration and Rebuilding in a Pandemic Age
Discover fun books to read at the e-Library.
Okwui Enwezor and David Adjaye in conversation at Abu Dhabi Art
Bait Al Oud teacher Bassam Abdel Satar gathered his qanun graduates together for an online concert, showcasing Arabic musical traditions, as well as innovation and creativity.
Naseer Shamma and teachers from Bait Al Oud perform a programme of classical Arabic music.
Traditional games represent a shared heritage that entices core values needed to build qualities and inspire collectiveness.
Qasr Al Hosn has more than one story to tell, it is a place of many layers and secrets awaiting to be discovered.
By weaving sheep wool, goat hair or camel fur, Emirati artisans create distinctive designs rich in geometrical patterns that often reflect social identity and the surrounding environment.
The walk-through virtual tour of the Furusiyya exhibition allows you to get even closer to the artworks than you can in real life.
Explore the Cultural Foundation exhibition ‘The Red Palace’ by artist Sultan bin Fahad, in 360° view.
Talli is a traditional form of decorative embroidery practised by Emirati women using cotton or silk threads on a loom called a ‘Kajooja’.
Artefacts discovered in the early Islamic town reveal evidence of trade to lands as far away as China.
A special Culture Summit Abu Dhabi recorded session: ‘Alone Together: Culture and Resilience’.
Explore the Cultural Foundation group exhibition ‘Common Ground’, in 360° view.
Peter Magee, Zayed National Museum Director, Department of Culture and Tourism - Abu Dhabi, in conversation with Eisa Yousif, Director of Excavations & Sites, Sharjah Archaeology Authority.
The Gustav Mahler Youth Orchestra performs with Christoph Eschenbach, Faisal Al Saari and Gautier Capuçon. This historic concert in Abu Dhabi in 2016 featured two world premieres: the oud concerto 'Zayed’s Dream' and the cello and orchestral fantasy composition 'Once Upon a Time'.
Marine artisans weave traditional fish nets, using simple tools and nylon threads to create nets of various sizes.
Qasr Al Muwaiji, fort of the Al Nahyan and birthplace of His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, President of the UAE.
Discover the significance of Qasr Al Hosn in Abu Dhabi’s development through this archival clip of the late Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan, first President of the UAE and former Ruler of Abu Dhabi.
Khoos is a traditional Emirati craft in which dry palm fronds are woven to create household products such as placemats and baskets.