‘Azima’ exhibition opens doors at BACA Arts Center
TDT | Manama
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The “Azima” art exhibition has been inaugurated at the Bahrain Authority for Culture and Antiquities (BACA) Arts Center.
It was attended by BACA President Shaikh Khalifa bin Ahmed bin Abdullah Al Khalifa and the Executive Director of the Misk Arts Institute, Reem Al Sultan, along with other officials, artists, and cultural enthusiasts.
Running until September 23, the “Azima” exhibition coincides with the National Day of Saudi Arabia and can be visited from 9am to 8pm daily at the Arts Center.
The exhibition is a result of collaboration between BACA and the Misk Arts Institute. During the opening, Saudi Samaritan art was showcased, and traditional Saudi coffee and dates were served.
These side events will continue during the weekend of September 15 and 16, from 6pm to 8pm. Additionally, from September 17 to 20, the front courtyard of the Arts Center will host Bahraini Ardha performances at 6pm, with hospitality provided from 6pm to 8pm.
On September 23, in celebration of Saudi National Day, Najdi and Samari dance arts will be held at 7:30pm, with hospitality available from 6pm to 8pm.
The exhibition features the works of 10 artists, including Shatha Al Husseini, Ishaq Madan, Mashael Al Sa’i, Badr Al Balawi, Ilham Al Dosari, Saad Al Huwaidi, Tasnim Al Sultan, Aisha Al Suwaidi, Khaled Al Banna, and Noura Al Sarkal.
The event explores the theme of “Determination” in Gulf society, encompassing culinary customs, food, folk arts, and traditional dance. The objective is to provide the audience with a unique experience that stimulates thought.