Abu Dhabi: The Louvre Abu Dhabi has revealed that it will showcase five significant exhibitions during its upcoming cultural season of 2023-2024, starting in the summer. Visitors will have the opportunity to experience the new exhibitions at the museum.
Picturing the Cosmos (18 July 2023 – June 2025), at Louvre Abu Dhabi’s Children’s Museum, will take little ones on a journey through representations of space in art. Letters of Light (13 September 2023 – 14 January 2024) will explore the Holy Books of the three Abrahamic religions the Quran, the Christian Bible, and the Hebrew Bible (Tanakh), while Cartier, Islamic Inspiration and Modern Design, (15 November 2023 – 24 March 2024), will highlight the influence of Islamic art on Cartier’s iconic designs.
Louvre Abu Dhabi Art Here 2023 (21 November 2023 – February 2024) will showcase works by artists shortlisted for the third Richard Mille Art Prize, and Fables from East and West: from Kalila wa Dimna to the Fables of La Fontaine (20 March 2024 – 14 July 2024), will showcase the influence of animal fables in the ancient world.
The 2023-2024 cultural season includes the opening of five major exhibitions, Letters of Light, Cartier, Islamic Inspiration and Modern Design, Picturing the Cosmos, in the Children’s Museum and Louvre Abu Dhabi Art Here 2023, Fables from East and West: from Kalila wa Dimna to the Fables of La Fontaine.
The upcoming exhibitions will further Louvre Abu Dhabi’s mission to showcase stories of artistic and cultural connections around the globe, as well as provide a platform for local and regional artists to showcase their talent.
To engage and connect with its community, the museum will also offer a range of cultural programs and events, such as performances, masterclasses, health and wellness offerings, curatorial talks, and more. Information on the cultural program will be announced soon.
Dr. Souraya Noujaim, Scientific, Curatorial and Collections Management Director, of Louvre Abu Dhabi remarked that, “Since our inception, we have always celebrated stories of cultural connections, providing visitors of all ages and backgrounds with an opportunity to explore a world of wonder through art. This cultural season, we are offering a diverse range of exhibitions and programmes that celebrate the shared creativity of humanity.”