Walk into a world of artistic excellence and expression. Opened in April 1997 this is the largest art museum in the Gulf with both temporary exhibitions and permanent collections by renowned artists.

Explore the history of the region through the Orientalist painters of the 18th and 19th centuries, as well as gallery after gallery of stunning landscapes, cityscapes and portraits painted in oil, watercolours and acrylics, created by both local and internationally renowned artists.

Enter three floors of galleries dedicated to modern creative expression. Focusing on exhibitions and collections of over 300 works of art, you will see graphic displays exhibiting an amazing array of styles and interpretations created by artists from the Arab world, in a variety of media. Encounter painting and sculptures to capture and cultivate your imagination. Throughout the year the museum holds special exhibitions.


The Fine Art Library located at Sharjah Art Museum consists of over 4000 titles written in Arabic, English, and other languages along with visual and audio materials. Activities of the library includes internet access, Reading room, children corner and search corner for the visitors.

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Opening Hours:
Saturday - Thursday: 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
Friday: 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Friday: 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm

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Contact information

Hisn Avenue (Bank Street), Shuwaiheen
Sharjah,United Arab Emirates
PO Box 39939
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+971(6)-568 8222

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