A centre for enlightenment, culture and history
Meaning the place of enlightenment, Manarat Al Saadiyat is a purpose-built art and culture centre with multiple gallery spaces. Manarat Al Saadiyat showcases Saadiyat's projects and hosts art exhibitions organised by Abu Dhabi Tourism and Culture Authority (TCA Abu Dhabi) with collections from around the world, providing visitors with a taste of the Saadiyat Cultural District museums programme and developing awareness and understanding of the wide range of art and culture that will be on offer.
Located in the Saadiyat Cultural District, Manarat Al Saadiyat contains three major galleries for hosting permanent and temporary art and cultural exhibitions whilst the fourth gallery houses Saadiyat Experience, an interactive narrative about Saadiyat's history and culture and its role in realising Abu Dhabi's vision. It also features a central events space, a sales centre and
Fanr restaurant. This acclaimed contemporary-dining venue offers a wide variety of regional and international cuisine, with seating for 250 diners inside or al fresco in the courtyard.
The Manarat Al Saadiyat's boutique retail store, Artyfact, offers a unique collection of products and books designed to accompany the Saadiyat Cultural District exhibitions and showcase Abu Dhabi Art.
Hours of operation: 0900 - 2000 daily
0900 - 1400 and 2030 - 2330 (during Ramadan)
Tel: +971 (0)2 6575800
At a glance
- Showcasing Saadiyat projects and hosting art exhibitions
- Designed by AEDAS
- 15,400 sqm
- Fanr Restaurant
- Artyfact retail store
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