What's on WAD

An exceptional line-up of international artists and galleries from across the globe, with a palette of fun for everyone under one roof

Art Mentorship Programme

We're excited to launch the Art Mentorship Programme with icons Dr. Najat Makki and Rashid Al Mulla! From May 2-5, watch as emerging talents bloom under the guidance of these master artists.

Art Advisory

Unsure about choosing the right artwork for your home or office? Consult with two experts who can help you pick the perfect piece from over 4000+ artworks and even visualize it in your space using VR technology.

Panel discussion on How Can Design Integrate Art

A thought-provoking panel discussion on 'How Design Can Integrate Art.' A talk that delves into the dynamic relationship between art and design, seeking insights on how these two disciplines can collaborate to inspire innovation and elevate the aesthetic experience.

Artist in Residence Award

In collaboration with Seth Benzel, the Director of the WAD Artist in Residence program, 25Hours Hotel will announce the winner on the WAD stage, who will have their residency at the hotel.

Emerging Visual Artists Prize

Celebrating the Future of Digital Art through the 6th edition of the Emerging Visual Artists Prize in partnership with Rove Hotel

Urban Art DXB

Dive into the world of Street Art with Urban Art DXB presented by Graffiti Dubai, showcasing international and local graffiti stars.

Future Artists at WAD

Highlighting young talents from diverse backgrounds and give them a chance to be seen, thrive, and network with the art world.

Live Performances

Delight in the elegance of a ballerina painting, the profound silence of music and dance performances, and the dynamic thrill of speed spray painting. Don't miss this unique fusion of art and entertainment.

WAD Studio

Explore engaging workshops accessible to all, inspiring your creative spirit to fully immerse in the art-making journey with expert guidance.

The Art Walk

Art on the move, on the ramp. Firing up the catwalk are a line-up of creative artists presenting their latest masterpieces.