Art for All in the UAE

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The Sheikha Salama bint Hamdan Al Nahyan Foundation (SSHF) announced today the launch of Art for All, the premiere community arts programme which celebrates the art and artists of the UAE.

The Abu Dhabi City Guide reports: “Held under the guidance and leadership of Her Highness SheikhaSalamabintHamdan Al Nahyan, Art for All will build new audiences for the arts and support local artists through a series of programmes that over time will help transform the UAE and its people into a thriving, dynamic and vibrant community. The Foundation works to contribute to the creation of a positive future for the citizens of the UAE and the full realization of their potential and aspirations. To that end, the Foundation develops and supports charitable initiatives in the areas of education; arts, culture and heritage; and the environment.

“My genuine wish to share this lifelong journey of personal development is what led to the formation of the Foundation in 2010. I believe that we can all help each other; our community and our world.We have an opportunity to lay the groundwork and transform the UAE and its people into a community that has a passion and drive to maintain its culture through the arts for generations to come.Art is a unifying experience and one of the strongest tools we have to express ourselves without needing words,” announcedHer Highness Sheikha Salama bint Hamdan Al Nahyan, the Founder of the Sheikha Salama Foundation.”

Read on at the Abu Dhabi City Guide.

More at www.sshf.ae.