Set in the heart of Abu Dhabi’s cultural hub of Saadiyat Island, 'Manarat Al Saadiyat' has announced its program schedule for December - and its exciting. The venue will host a range of stimulating experiences including a sound healing journey, a vegan market and an art exhibition titled 'intergalactic ' which focuses on surrealism in mainstream culture. Our top picks for December include the uniquely wonderful 'silent party', food photography and art workshops.
Here are the details
Silent Party - Dec 13
LED-coloured headphones that play 3 different channels help you spot who's on your wavelength: at the "Silent Party", dance with your friends, even if you like completely different music!
Event will feature
DJ A.L.L.A.D. - Hip Hop/ R&B
DJ Move - Arabic
DJ Magruv - Rock
Food Photography Workshop - Dec 7 - 1pm | Dec 8 - 10am
Participants will enjoy a session where they create aesthetic and enticing images of food that can be used for advertising, cookbooks, or other media. The workshop will be led by Mohamad Al Munasif.
Art Studio - Dec 11| Dec 12
To coincide with the other food festival activities taking place at Manarat Al Saadiyat on the 11th and 12th of December, Art Studio will adapt its drop-in workshops on these dates for Adults, Juniors and Children.
Tuesday, 11 December
9am-12pm: Adult Workshop ‘Linocut’ to feature food imagery/ utensils/ food still life to be made as a linocut.
4:45-5:30pm: Children’s Workshop ‘Art Stars- Print’ to incorporate children using vegetables to make prints/impressions.
4:45-6:00pm: Junior Workshop ‘Young Printmakers- Linocut’ to feature food imagery/ utensils/ food still life to be made as a linocut.
6-8pm: Adult Workshop ‘Assemblage’ use of food/dining/eating paraphernalia (plates, cutlery, etc) to create an assemblage surface to paint upon (in the manner of Julian Schnabel or Daniel Spoerri)
Wednesday, 12 December
9am-12pm: Adult Workshop ‘Portraits’ in the manner of Arcimboldo (Italian painter who used fruit and veg to make faces)
2:45-3:30pm: Children’s Workshop ‘Interactive Artists- Clay’ create food/plate of food from clay
4:45-5:30pm: Children’s Workshop ‘Art Masters- Henri Matisse’ coloured paper cut-out still life of fruit
4:45-6pm: ‘Young Sketchers- Portraits’ in the manner of Arcimboldo (Italian painter who used fruit and veg to make faces)
6-8pm: Adult Workshop ‘Ceramics’ coil bowl making with slab clay attachments of food motifs, or, food motifs carved into the clay surface.
For more info visit manaratalsaadiyat.ae