The 46th Bahrain Annual Fine Arts Exhibition is the first, biggest and longest-running platform for Bahraini artists to showcase and exhibit the outcome of their creative minds.
Since its inception in 1972, the exhibition has evolved into an important yearly gathering of artists, all eager to display their talents and works. Every year, the exhibition acts as an innovative forum for debate in which the different artistic monologues have an exclusive opportunity to communicate, converse and compete. From abstract to surrealism, from modernist representations to more traditional cultural expressions, this exhibition represents an opportunity to highlight different schools of thought, artists’ perceptions and ideological backgrounds.
Held annually under the patronage of HRH the Prime Minister, Prince Khalifa bin Salman Al Khalifa, the Bahrain Annual Fine Arts Exhibition has hosted more than 2,600 artists over the years, showing more than 5,500 works of art. Those who were once young and enthusiastic art students hoping to take part in the exhibition are now the pioneers of the Bahraini Art Movement. This exhibition now stands witness to the evolution of the Bahraini art scene throughout the years and forms a reference documenting art in Bahrain’s history. Opening hours are 10am-8pm, closed Tuesdays.
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