Jameel Arts Centre holds together a series of tours and workshops for children. The workshops feature a guided tour of the galleries and a discovery journey of artworks followed by creative hands-on activities, unique to each visit and led by artists and educators.

Sessions are free-to-attend with advance registration required. Register by emailing [email protected]. Limited spaces are available.

This workshop is led by artist Zahra Jewanjee and is designed to teach young participants to draw and paint a self-portrait through detailed observation. It encourages the participants to think about ways of representing themselves uniquely and focusses on process, reflection and imagination.

Zahra Jewanjee is an artist and educator living and working in the UAE. She received her BFA from the National College of Arts and MFA at the Rhode Island School of Design. She is a recipient of the Salama Bint Hamdan Emerging Artist Fellowship, Abu Dhabi. Zahra’s work has been shown both nationally and internationally and was also featured as part of the Venice Architecture Biennial, RISD NatureLab, Harper’s Bazaar Arabia, MAS Context Chicago and Guernica Magazine.

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