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Arabic calligraphy expressed through music, showcased at Sharjah Calligraphy Museum 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 Sharjah Museums Authority discusses museum 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 role of arts in creating social change and enhancing cross cultural dialogue. 

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Unique Archeological Artifacts from ancient Kuwait showcased in Sharjah Archaeology Museum 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 station Al Mahatta Museum displays rare photos of region’s first flight 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 Historic Sharjah Air Station” exhibition. 

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“Coffee in The Arabian Gulf” an exhibition that promotes historical importance of coffee in the UAE and Gulf region 01 October 2019

An exhibition with the purpose of promoting the historical importance 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 September 25 to December 7. 

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Sharjah Museums Authority to exhibit T-Serai A Portable Palace for Transcultural Futures 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 kicks off this September 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 Singapore Director-General of Sharjah Museums Authority showcased UAE’s thriving art and culture scene 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 Singapore. 
 

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Following MoU signing Sharjah Museums Authority, ICCROM to support the Conservation Management of Cultural Heritage Master’s programme 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 Heritage (CMCH) at the University of Sharjah.
 

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Director-General of Sharjah Museums participates in Mauritius’ first International Art Fair 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 announce summer activities 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 SAWA Academy kicks off September 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 general.

 

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In celebration of World Heritage Day, an array of activities at the Sharjah Maritime Museum 09 April 2019

In celebration of World Heritage Day, an array of activities at the Sharjah Maritime Museum

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Sharjah Museums celebrates Emirati Child Day with educational, fun activities 14 March 2019

In celebration of the Emirati Child Day, Sharjah Museums Authority (SMA) has extended its educational benefit through a number of fun activities that motivate children to ask questions and encourage their love of history and art.

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Sharjah Aquarium Carnival welcomes over 6,000 visitors in 5 days 26 February 2019

More than 6000 people from across the UAE visited the Sharjah Aquarium Carnival “Sharks and Waves” and were captivated by a full line-up of learning and fun activities during the event’s first five days.

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Sharjah Museums, Italy’s Museum of Antiquities Foundation collaborate on research, education, and exhibitions 25 February 2019

The Sharjah Museums Authority (SMA) has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Fondazione Museo delle Antichita (Museum of Antiquities Foundation) of Turin in Italy, to collaborate in areas of research, training and exhibitions.

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