Buro 24/7 Middle East's culture guide: July '17
Pierchic, At.mosphere, The Project Space
Get ready to dive deep into culture once again as Dubai and Abu Dhabi plays host to new art exhibitions and food menus. From a discovery of interconnectedness and a philanthropic-inspired art show to a seafood extravaganza and a fusion of flavours, these are the places to be and be seen this July.
Summer Camp at Warehouse421
Unleash your inner creative courtesy of interactive artistic workshops at Warehouse421. Take your pick from art and design or lifestyle and dance sessions to elevate your experiences. For those looking for an arts hub, Warehouse421 will also showcase special film screenings curated in partnership with artist Hind Mezaina.
Summer Camp at Warehouse421 runs from July 16 until August 10.
Art of Giving exhibition at FN Designs
Held under the patronage of Sheikha Wafa Hasher Al Maktoum, the Art of Giving exhibition features works by more than 20 local artists as well as an exclusive fashion pieces by Ritu Kumar. "Art of Giving is all about caring and remembering those who are not so fortunate," said Sheikha Wafa Hasher Al Maktoum. "Through strategic partnerships our aim is to encourage people to work together for the benefit of our society and show their appreciation for the significant contribution made by each and every human being." All proceeds from artwork sales will go to charity.
The Art of Giving art exhibition will run until July 31 at FN Designs art gallery.
Shellabration at Pierchic
Pierchic's new head chef Chef Paolo Bellamio presents the latest edition of its much-loved Shellabration seafood festival. This year, go on a culinary journey with six exquisite creations including the popular paella, a crustacean platter and Normandy-inspired dressed Atlantic crab and crevette tower.
For reservations, call 4 366 6705.
Woven Identities at Project Space, NYU Abu Dhabi
Exploring the concept of integration as well as the UAE's unique lifestyle, UAE-based artists Stephanie Neville and Jeff Scofield showcase installation works that feature paper, textiles, wood and wires. "This construction is likened to the essence of fabric – the warp and weft of individual threads combined to strengthen and unify, while also providing malleability and adaptability," said Neville.
Woven Identities will run from July 5-22 at Project Space, NYU Abu Dhabi.
New menu at At.mosphere
It's an unexpected combination and contrast of flavours at At.mosphere as a new menu takes centre stage. Expect a fusion of fine dining with street food that comes in the form of must-try dishes including lobster buns with apple and fennel sauce, home smoked short rib tacos, truffle mac'n'cheese croquettes as well as the gold-dusted billionaire burger that features Wagyu beef, foie gras and truffles.
For reservations, call 04 888 3828.
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