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Reopening of Prince Faisal bin Fahad Fine Arts Gallery

Misk Art Reopens Prince Faisal bin Fahad Fine Arts Gallery

In 1985 and with a royal decree from the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Fahad bin Abdulaziz, (may God have mercy on him), the Gallery was established, before it was given its current name which is Prince Faisal Bin Fahad Fine Arts Gallery, it was called "Fine Arts Gallery", the name was changed to honor his Highness Prince Faisal bin Fahad, also known as “Prince of the Youth” and his efforts in supporting art and artists.

The Gallery was the first government hall devoted to fine arts in the capital (Riyadh), announcing with its launch the beginning of a new era in the movement of fine arts, and establishing itself as the main platform for the most prominent local and international art exhibitions. It is the largest hall in terms of dedicated space around 5600 square meters.

The Gallery was built and equipped to accommodate all kinds of art exhibitions, and because of that it witnessed the major moments if the fine arts movement in Saudi Arabia, and showcased the artworks of pioneering Saudi Artists and welcomed between its walls many great and emerging talents. Since the Hall was associated with the Model Institute of the Capital, the second floor was dedicated showcase the work if its students.

After renovating the hall, restoring and equipping it with a number of new facilities, Misk Art Institute reopens the hall and aims to reestablish it as a leading platform in the Saudi Art scene.

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