Discover the thriving local art scene at Warehouse 421

Summary

Warehouse421 is a new cultural destination in Abu Dhabi’s port area of Mina Zayed, in which transformed warehouses become a platform for artistic expression, understanding, and further development of the UAE’s creative community.

  • Art & Culture

  • Relax

City

  • Abu Dhabi

Amenities

  • Arabic

  • Disabled access

  • Indoors

  • Parking available

Description

Warehouse421 is a new cultural destination in Abu Dhabi’s port area of Mina Zayed, in which transformed warehouses become a platform for artistic expression, understanding, and further development of the UAE’s creative community.

Current exhibition:
Mina Zayed: Reflections on Past Futures

6 February-13 June

Through photography, film, mixed-media installations and in a mix of documentary, poetic, and the comic, the artists invite reflection and critique of the constant conditions of change, carving out moments of pause, exploring themes of capitalism and migration, identity and being, consumption and sustainability, and the ever-changing landscape of construction and renewal in the Emirates.

Gridded, vast, and distinctly utilitarian in scale and texture, Mina Zayed’s urban plan reflects the role it played as the principle trading gateway for Abu Dhabi. The area was instrumental in the Capital’s growth, and the development of its culture, both material and anthropological. Beyond its infrastructural significance, the area is cemented in the memory of the capital’s inhabitants as a hub of communal spaces— a co-op, a large toy store, a popular arcade, a wedding hall, a fish market, an agricultural market, and a vibrant and colorful fruits and vegetables market, spaces that continue to flourish to this day.

What you need to know

- Booking required

Available Weekly

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Available during the:

  • Afternoon (12:00 - 17:00)

  • Morning (06:00 - 12:00)

Duration

  • 1 to 4 hours

Suitable for

  • Couples

  • Families

  • Friends

  • Solo

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Closed
10:00 - 15:00
  • Monday Closed
  • Tuesday 10:00 - 15:00
  • Wednesday 10:00 - 15:00
  • Thursday 10:00 - 15:00
  • Friday 10:00 - 15:00
  • Saturday 10:00 - 15:00
  • Sunday 10:00 - 15:00

All the time ranges are in local time

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