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AUD students visit Sharjah Biennial
An Art History Tour
01/04/2017
 
A delegation of 21 AUD students, accompanied by Dr. Woodman Taylor, Chair of Visual Communication and Professor of Art History, visited Sharjah's heritage heartland, which houses many ancient buildings that have been turned into museums and art galleries.
 
The students visited the Maraya Art Center, visited the Sharjah Biennal, took their time exploring the Bait Al Serkal and enjoyed the exhibits in its various pavilions, which included a large number of paintings, sculptures, and artworks. They also listened to an explanation from the tour guides about the details of the works presented.
 
Dr. Taylor noted the keenness of university to introduce students to works of art, whether in painting, sculpture, or photography, through field visits to the sites of centers spread throughout the country.
 
Dubai and Sharjah are complemented by a showcase of important works of art at the local, regional and international levels,” comments Dr. Taylor.
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