Sharjah Art Foundation – Rain Room
Located in Sharjah’s historic Art and Heritage Areas, Sharjah Art Foundation activities and events take place throughout the year and include exhibitions featuring the work of Arab and international artists, performances, music, film screenings and artist talks as well as extensive art education programmes for children, adults and families. The Foundation hosts the annual March Meeting and every two years presents the Sharjah Biennial.
Sharjah Art Foundation works on a range of core initiatives and programmes that include Sharjah Biennial, March Meeting, year-round exhibitions, Sharjah Art Foundation Collection, Learning Programmes, Film and Music Programmes, artist grants and residencies and a range of community programmes.
Sharjah Art Foundation is located in the historic city centre of Sharjah near the working port and in an area of traditional souks and small shops.
Sharjah Art Foundation is located in the historic city centre of Sharjah near the working port and in an area of traditional souks and small shops trading in textiles, perfumes, spices, home wares, furnishings, family restaurants and roasteries.
Known as the Arts and Heritage Areas, the neighbourhood is characterised by a mix of restored traditional architecture and more contemporary buildings many of which are used by a range of local organisations and institutions that work in the fields of art and culture.
The area is home to a diverse and active community who enjoy its varied offerings and whose participation and engagement in SAF events and programmes is central to the Foundation’s mission.