Arts Center at NYU Abu Dhabi //

The Arts Center is a complex of theaters and performance venues, a project space gallery, rehearsals rooms, film editing studios, classrooms, and workshops that houses NYU Abu Dhabi’s Theater, Music, Film, Visual Arts, and New Media Studies departments. As a vibrant laboratory for performance that both presents and develops work, the Arts Center fosters a dynamic relationship between the arts, scholarship, and community. The Arts Center presents distinguished professional artists from around the world alongside student, faculty, and community productions. The Arts Center offers NYUAD compelling programming that connects to the curriculum and illuminates the scholarly pursuits of students and faculty. Its range of public programs aim to animate and enrich the cultural life of both Abu Dhabi and the university through interaction.

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Previous Events //
  • Fri
    19 Oct
    Chaâbi Flamenco - Juan Carmona and Ptit Moh @ The Red Theatre

      A chaâbi flamenco of dazzling musicality and feeling

  • Fri
    28 Sep
    Rooftop Rhythms @ The Marketplace

      The Middle East’s longest-running poetry open mic night

  • Thu
    13 Sep
    Love and Revenge / A Tribe Called Red

      Wednesday & Thursday, Sep 12 & 13 @ 8pm

  • Wed
    12 Sep
    Love and Revenge / A Tribe Called Red

      Wednesday & Thursday, Sep 12 & 13 @ 8pm

  • Wed
    7 Feb
    Seong-Jin Cho - Solo Piano Recital 1

      For the first time ever in the region

  • Fri
    31 Mar
    Yo-Yo Ma & the Silk Road Ensemble @ Arts Center at NYU Abu Dhabi

      Since 2000, the Silk Road Ensemble has redefined classical music for 21st century audiences. Described as “vibrant and virtuosic” by the...

  • Thu
    23 Mar
    Tomatito: Soy Flamenco @ Arts Center at NYU Abu Dhabi

      This five-time GRAMMY-award winner is one of the best guitarists in the world. A master of the passionate Spanish art form...

  • Sun
    19 Mar
    Festival Recital Series: Tarek Yamani “Portraits in Khaleeji Rythms & Jazz” @ Arts Center at NYU Abu Dhabi

      Critically acclaimed for music that is “full of poetry and mysticism”, in the world premiere of this Abu Dhabi Festival Commission,...

  • Sat
    18 Mar
    Festival Recital Series: Juan Perez Floristan @ Arts Center at NYU Abu Dhabi

      A beacon among the emergent next-generation of classical European artists, Spanish pianist Juan Pérez Floristán is an extraordinary rising virtuoso. Winner...

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