Does Dubai lack culture or are you just not looking hard enough. Make your own decision after visiting these important hubs...
Meander around Al Quoz district's Alserkal Avenue, the city's industrial art hub...
This iconic landmark taking centre stage amidst a Burj Khalifa backdrop provides a diverse schedule of opera, concerts, art exhibitions, theatre, orchestra, sports events, ballet, film and seasonal programmes.
SMCCU (The Sheikh Mohammed Centre for Cultural Understanding)
The SMCCU is a non-profit organisation established to increase awareness and understanding between the various cultures that live in Dubai, addressing the local customs and religion of the region.
Al Fahidi District (Bastakiya)
Stroll down the waterfront beside the Creek and through the Textile Souk into Al Fahidi District (originally Bastakiya)...
Since 2008, Tashkeel has been Dubai's corner stone for the local artist community, facilitating and encouraging professional art and design.
Based in a large two-storey warehouse in the city’s creative hub of Al Quoz.
The GCC's first arthouse cinema; an independent platform creating awareness and bringing quality films, along with timeless cinematic art, to the UAE.
D3 (Dubai Design District)
Affectionately named D3, this is a Dubai-centric hotspot for the city's creative types.
Soak up the sights of the boats effortlessly gliding along with eager seagulls ravenous for remnants of leftover catch.