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SMA Director General highlights digital strategy of museums at... 07 December 2020

The Director-General of Sharjah Museums Authority (SMA) shared her insights on the digital transformation of museums to adapt to the fallout of the COVID-19 pandemic, during an online session titled ‘Digitizing Arts and Cult...

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Stay home and enjoy a virtual tour of Sharjah Museums Authorit... 16 April 2020

Sharjah Museums Authority (SMA) is bringing everyone virtual tours and online exhibits of some of its contemporary and modern art masterpieces housed at Sharjah Art Museum....

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Sharjah Museums Authority temporarily shuts down its museums... 16 March 2020

Sharjah Museums Authority (SMA) announced today that it has closed all its museums until the end of this month, subject for extension....

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Sharjah Museums Authority announces 'Museums Express’ plan for... 10 February 2020

The unique ‘Museums Express’ initiative introduced by Sharjah Museums Authority last year, will be making new 33 visits during 2020 to 12 public schools located in Khor Fakkan, Kalba, Wadi Al Hilo, Al Madam, Dibai Al H...

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Arabic calligraphy expressed through music, showcased at Sharj... 04 November 2019

Paintings by prominent French-Iranian artist Bahman Panahi in which the two art forms of music and calligraphy complement each other, will be on display at Sharjah Calligraphy Museum located in the Heart of Sharjah....

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At a one-day forum in Washington D.C Director General of Shar... 27 October 2019

During a one-day forum held in Washington D.C’s Middle East Institute, Director-General of Sharjah Museums Authority (SMA), Manal Ataya, addressed the importance of supporting artists from the Arab region due to the vital ro...

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Unique Archeological Artifacts from ancient Kuwait showcased i... 14 October 2019

Sharjah Archaeology Museum, part of Sharjah Museums Authority (SMA), is hosting a six-month long exhibition that showcases Kuwait’s ancient history....

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“Future Innovators” unleashes inquisitiveness amongst children... 09 October 2019

Sharjah Museums Authority (SMA) is organizing a five-day event aimed at igniting innovation among pupils and enhancing their educational experience through an interactive learning environment....

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Gateway to The World: snap shots from the historic Sharjah air... 03 October 2019

Al Mahatta Museum, which was one of the first airports in the region, is commemorating the landing of its first flight, with a gallery of never-seen photos of the airport during the “Gateway to the World: Snap Shots from The...

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“Coffee in The Arabian Gulf” an exhibition that promotes histo... 01 October 2019

An exhibition with the purpose of promoting the historicalimportance of coffee in the UAE and Gulf region kicked off today marking the International Coffee Day....

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T-Serai highlights stressing humanitarian causes... 26 September 2019

T-serai, an art installation that highlights humanitarian causes including refugees, climate change and textile over production has arrived at it’s temporary home at Sharjah Museum for Islamic Civi-lization (SMIC) from Septe...

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Sharjah Museums Authority to exhibit T-Serai A Portable Palace... 20 September 2019

Sharjah Museums Authority (SMA) is celebrating heritage in the MENA region through a portable “palace” made of recycled fabrics using the art of reverse Appliqué....

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Fifth edition of Sharjah Museums Authority's SAWA Academy kick... 17 September 2019

The fifth edition of the annual cross-cultural exchange program “SAWA Museum Academy” kicked off on Sunday, Sharjah Museums Authority (SMA) has announced....

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During the Global Cultural Districts Network’s meeting in Sing... 28 August 2019

The Director-General of Sharjah Museums Authority (SMA) today highlighted the UAE’s, and in particular، Sharjah’s flourishing art and culture scene during her participation in a forum on cultural development in Singapo...

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Following MoU signing Sharjah Museums Authority, ICCROM to sup... 26 August 2019

Sharjah Museums Authority (SMA) and ICCROM-Sharjah Regional Conservation Centre, have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to support the newly launched Master’s programme in Conservation Management of Cultural Heritag...

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Director-General of Sharjah Museums participates in Mauritius’... 13 August 2019

The Director General of Sharjah Museums Authority was invited as a special guest to a landmark event in the sphere of cultural, artistic and creative industries in the island nation of Mauritius....

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Evolution of Arabic calligraphy featured in Sharjah Museum... 18 July 2019

A three-month long exhibition at the Sharjah Calligraphy Museum (SCM) highlights the development of Arabic calligraphy and the artistic discipline of Islamic handwriting....

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Targeting children aged 7-13 years old Sharjah Museums announc... 07 July 2019

As places of learning and enjoyment, Sharjah Museums are providing children with an opportunity to enjoy more thoughtful pursuits and learn in a highly cognitive sense with excitement and enhanced interest this summer break....

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Museums opening hours during the holy month of Ramadan... 02 May 2019

Museums opening hours during the holy month of Ramadan...

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Registration open until May 1 Phase one of Sharjah Museum’s SA... 21 April 2019

Sharjah Museums Authority (SMA) has announced that it is accepting entries for it's SAWA Museum Academy, an introductory professional qualification that covers the diverse areas of working in museums and the cultural field in ...

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