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Very pretty. Close to Al Qasba. Houses contemporary art. Not big but well maintained and has a... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
great local art space

i just love this centre. Maraya showcases amazing artwork with a focus on regional talents. the... read more

Reviewed 1 August 2014
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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4 weeks ago
14 Apr 2018
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Al Taawun St, Sharjah, United Arab Emirates
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Very pretty. Close to Al Qasba. Houses contemporary art. Not big but well maintained and has a restaurant as well.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Jvalant
Reviewed 15 April 2018

A step away. Ample free parking in the sand opposite the building. Very quiet and visited by a few who have interest in what's on display. If on a short trip I may not add this [place to my list unless what;s on display interests...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank RArmstrong2
Reviewed 29 December 2017

Interesting and very nicely done. Modernity and tradition meet and get harmonised smoothly. Well worth a visit

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank francescapoggio2017
Reviewed 15 July 2017 via mobile

Spectacular view at night! The walk along the river on a moonlight night is really an experience! Lots of restaurants to choose from.

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank Pines T
Reviewed 30 March 2017

While Maraya Art Centre (also called Maraya Art Gallery) is not a big institution in terms of footprint, it is really worth visiting for anyone interested in contemporary art. The curation is top notch, with attention to detail and excellent use of a very nice...More

Date of experience: March 2017
Thank JennyAnyStripes
Reviewed 16 February 2016

A beautiful location for the presentation of contemporary art. Exhibitions are well curated representing both artists who are established as well as younger artists. The program also and reaches out well beyond the region's artists to support contemporary artists in other parts of the world....More

Date of experience: November 2015
Thank Jamelie H
Reviewed 19 October 2015

I went to this place. Disappointed to note that there were no tourist friendly features. No guides. Hence, unable to appreciate.

Date of experience: December 2014
Thank N_Venkatesh_69
Reviewed 1 August 2014

i just love this centre. Maraya showcases amazing artwork with a focus on regional talents. the space is pretty good for workshops too. it hosts a variety of talks beyond art topics - entrepreneurship, culture, fashion...etc

1  Thank thisisrasha
Reviewed 24 January 2012

Sitting at the entrance of the Al Qasba complex in Sharjah, this art centre is the only (almost, actually there's also the giant whee Eye of the Emirates) open attraction on Sundays. I discovered with some astonishment that National Museum are closed all the day...More

Date of experience: January 2012
3  Thank Francesco M
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