The Summer Club Continues At Warehouse 421

Jul 13,2018

This July, Abu Dhabi's Warehouse421 is the place to be for budding creatives, as the vibrant creative hub launches the 2018 edition of its Summer Club. The program places creative production processes in the spotlight with a packed schedule of workshops.

Evolving from last year’s successful summer program, ‘Summer Club: The Making Edition’ extends its focus to take an in-depth look at making processes and cultural practices. Visitors are encouraged to explore their creativity through engaging and informative sessions focusing on an array of craft-based disciplines, including working with textiles, leather and paper, together with digital arts such as photography and video production. The Summer Club will also present a series of technical workshops hosted by resident design studio Nagwa Design, covering 3D printing, laser cutting and lighting design using the professional in-house facilities.

A spokesperson for Warehouse 421 said, "The workshops have been very well received so far. People love our space, and many have been signing up for multiple workshops.  So far, the most successful one has been ‘Stitched Up’, where we had 15 people participate in a 2-day workshop on pattern-making and sewing. The“Needle and Thread” embroidery workshop proved to be very popular as well; at one point we had 30 people on the waiting list"

All ‘Summer Club: The Making Edition’ sessions will incorporate a balanced mixture of theory and hands-on experience, enabling participants to learn about the history and techniques relating to each discipline through the lens of UAE-based practitioners, before turning this knowledge into action and creating something unique for themselves. The sessions are open to all skill levels and, in most cases, no prior experience is required. Workshops in the program include:

  • July 14     Swirl: Introduction to Paper Marbling
  • July 15     Needle and Thread: Introduction to Embroidery
  • July 19     Making Scents: Introduction to Perfume Making
  • July 19 – 21         Elegant Metal: Introduction to Jewellery Making
  • July 20 – 21         Photography Level 1: Semi-manual modes
  • July 3 – 21            Art Room: Self-service studio available for up to three hours. Visitors are provided with an unlimited array of acrylic paint in different colours. Canvasses are available for purchase in three sizes (45x35 60x45, 75x50), and the studio is open to painters of all skill levels, including beginners.


For details on the schedule and prices visit