Saudi Arabia

The might of oil flows into culture

Saudi Aramco partners with European museums to create a huge arts and natural history centre in the Eastern Province

Published online: 19 May 2014

The Kingdom to spend $1.7bn on building 230 museums

Thirty international archaeology teams have been invited to the desert land

Published online: 19 May 2014

A new awareness of conservation

The Kingdom is officially opening to tourism

Published online: 19 May 2014

British Museum creating two more shows for Saudi Arabia

Cultural centre honouring King Abdulaziz already working with the Pompidou Centre, Paris

Published online: 19 March 2014

Exhibition celebrates history of Islam’s second holiest city

Medina’s turn as Islamic Capital of Culture ends with a show of contemporary calligraphy and historic photos

Published online: 24 February 2014

Saudi Arabia as hub of the Middle East art scene this week: surprised?

Two events, Jeddah Art Week and “21,39”, bring contemporary art to the Gulf

Published online: 01 February 2014

Heritage hopefuls renew their bids to Unesco

Saudi Arabia and Turkey are pushing through preservation efforts to get their historic sites listed

Published online: 23 January 2014

Pompidou camps out in Dhahran

Paris museum abandons mobile museum project at home and plans to launch instead a temporary exhibition in Saudi Arabia

Published online: 09 July 2013

Leading Saudi soldier-artist sets up peacemaking art foundation

“People will see the artist as negotiating their issues; they will be involved, they will not just come to watch,” says Abdulnasser Gharem

Published online: 01 July 2013

Saudi artist plans Arab state's first artist-run foundation

Amen Art Foundation will support emerging artists and encourage art education

Published online: 29 April 2013

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