Capital Governor Shaikh Hisham bin Abdulrahman Al Khalifa yesterday inaugurated the art festival under the title “Art City”, which will be held at the City Centre Complex throughout April. The art festival, which aims to endorse local talents, is being organised by the CAD World Art and Bahrain Art Gallery.
Over 1,000 remarkable work of art produced by talented Bahraini as well as international artists will be showcased at the festival, which covers an area of 650 square meters. Speaking to Tribune, Shaikh Hisham said: “The Capital Governorate is keen to promote art exhibitions that contribute to the field of artistic investment and the exchange of experiences, skills, and innovations, in addition to encouraging partnership with international expertise houses to develop the experience of Bahrain in the field of art and creativity.
“Such exhibitions help to discover the talents while promoting the Capital through hosting unique initiatives.” “The pop-up gallery ‘Art City’, is a must-visit attraction in the Kingdom, where you can meet artists, art lovers, curators, and galleries,” the governor said.
The exhibition features works by the renowned multiple award-winning Bahraini artists, Abbas Al Mousawi. Mr. Al Mousawi has been a professional artist for more than 40 years and is also the founder of The Bahrain Art Project.