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UAE Cultural Experience at LA Art Show

The people of the United Arab

In addition to viewing works of art by

Emirates

(UAE)

many

notable Emirati artists, the Embassy

customs

from

Bedouin

of the UAE provides LA ART SHOW

ancestors, including the importance

guests the experience of a modern

of hospitality. Traditionally, Bedouins

interpretation of a traditional Bedouin

extended

all

tent that invokes the imagery and

travelers in the desert. They invited

vibrancy of contemporary Arabia.

complete strangers to stay with them

During the opening night visitors

for up to three days. Bedouins also

will also be welcomed to the UAE

frequently used large and ornate

“Featured Guest Country” pavilion by

tents, where they hosted gatherings

local Emirati students in traditional

and feasts. Visitors to the 2015 LA

national dress - men in long, white

ART SHOW will get a glimpse into

robes called a dishdash and women

this unique culture when they visit

in black abayas with ornate designs.

the United Arab Emirates “Featured

Keeping with the tradition of their

Guest Country” exhibition. Through

ancestors, visitors will be presented

the exhibit, guests will enjoy learning

with traditional Arabic coffee and

about the UAE’s rich history and

dates, as they explore the exhibit.

their

preserve their

generosity

to

vibrant culture.

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UAE I PAST FORWARD: CONTEMPORARY ART FROM THE EMIRATES

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LA Art Show Catalogue 2015  

LA Art Show Catalogue 2015