Past Exhibitions

  • Ode to the Nation - 18 NOVEMBER – 8 DECEMBER 2023 The Majlis Gallery, a steadfast bastion of art and culture in Dubai, is proud to present “Ode to the Nation: A Celebration of Local Talents.” This momentous exhibition joyously highlights the incredible artistic talents of Emirati creatives, showcasing their boundless creativity and deep connection to the country. In a […]
  • 40 Years On - An Exhibition that celebrates 40 years of The Majlis Gallery’s active role in the cultural development of the UAE. Running from Saturday 1 Feb, to Tuesday 31 March 2020. Click here for full catalogue
  • Emirati artist Mona Al-Khaja - Observe + Absorb An exhibition by pioneering Emirati artist Mona Al-Khaja Emirati Artist Mona Al Khaja studied art from 1976 to 1981 at the College of Fine Arts in Cairo, where she developed a natural talent for oil and acrylic painting. Since then, the mother of 6 and grandmother also of 6 has evolved her […]
  • Creative Diversity - Sikka 2019. 16th – 24th of March The Majlis Gallery is renowned for the wide scope of the artists we represent and the great variety of the materials and genres they work in, for Sikka 2019 we bring together 5 artists and a writer who between them will fill the galleries 4 main exhibition spaces, […]
  • Seeking Al Seef - Opening on Saturday 24th November. We welcome the winter months with Seeking Al Seef by Martin Giesen an exhibition of works on paper exploring the multi facetted world of Dubai Creek. If you travel along Al Seef the stretch of waterfront along Dubai’s creek, you could be forgiven you thought you were in a historic neighborhood. […]
  • We are delighted to welcome Nick Bashall back as our January Artist in Residence - Born in England and raised in Zimbabwe, Nick returned to the UK to study law at Cambridge, where he was also a heavyweight boxing blue. A stint in London with one of the big solicitors’ firms preceded six years working in Pakistan and Dubai, saving up the money to study painting full time. He then […]
  • The Surface and Beneath by Khaled Al Saai – Saturday March 4th – Thursday 6th April 2017 - Khaled is a man wise beyond his years. Deeply contemplative and quietly confidant he is not only a driving force behind modern Arabic calligraphic practice but also a passionate advocate of a wider understanding of this formidable art. Recognition of his rightful place in the genre comes not only from art houses, museums, universities and […]
  • SPIRITED BREEDS -   A photographic exhibition under the gracious Patronage of  Her Highness Sheikha Hissa bint Sultan bin Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan.   Limited edition equine photogravure etchings and large format archival prints of exotic species by  International Photographer Astrid Harrisson.   21st JANUARY – 17th FEBRUARY 2017
, 10am – 6pm   Astrid’s vision is simple and clear for […]
  • December is a busy month at The Majlis Gallery - Our big room is full of New works from our New Orientalists. John R Harris, Trevor Waugh, Martin Giesen, Spencer Tart, Paul Wadsworth and many others. We are also introducing a collection of fabulous oil paintings by Faramarz Mokhtarpour. Mountain Spring oil on canvas 90 x 60 by Faramarz Mokhtarpour To make room for this show we […]
  • Intimate Objects from Saturday 15th of October - The Majlis Gallery is the place for anything Fine Art related. An oasis of tranquility but buzzing with creativity. Small is beautiful, from our earliest years we learn to collect little things that catch our eyes. A shell, an acorn, feathers, stones, as we grow older this intuitive habit never leaves us. That is what […]

  • The Colour of Hope – Recent works by Altayeb Amer – Until December 10th, 2011
  • Mosaic of Letters – Khalid Al Jallaf – Until December 5th, 2011
  • Brave New Wonderland- Jennifer Simon – Until November 10th, 2011
  • Picturing Plants – Kevin Dean – Until November 10th, 2011
  • Ceramics by Katerina Smoldyreva – July 10th until August 2nd, 2011
  • New works by Mohammed Dib Masri – July 10th until July 28th, 2011
  • An exhibition of works by Jamal Abdul Rahim – June 4th until July 7th, 2011
  • Fuad Al’Futaih – Until May 12th, 2011