ArteNews & Events

< Back to ArteNews & Events

The Abraaj Group Art Prize

Date: Mar 15, 2017 - Mar 18, 2017

Original post

Applications are now open for the Abraaj Group Art Prize, the most significant art prize in the Middle East, North Africa and South Asia.Artists from the region are invited to apply with a proposal for a new $100,000 commission that will be revealed at Art Dubai 2017.


Mid-career artists from the Middle East, North Africa or South Asia – those that have participated in dynamic exhibitions, and produced significant bodies of work in the past 2-3 years – are invited to apply for the Abraaj Group Art Prize 2017, putting forward proposals for new, imaginative, original works that will define this point in their career


Upcoming, experienced international and regional curators are invited to apply to become Guest Curator of The Abraaj Group Art Prize  2017. A dynamic role which included curating the group exhibition at Art Dubai 2017 and producing an accompanying publication.

Curators must apply by July 10, 2016, while artists must apply by August 11, 2016.

For more information visit

The Abraaj Group Art Prize, in collaboration with Art Dubai