The 9th edition of Abu Dhabi Art will take place from 8th – 11th November 2017 at Manarat Al Saadiyat. Offering a diverse public engagement programme, the modern and contemporary art fair will see new and established sections of the event curated by local, regional and international art world personalities.

Focus: Beyond  Territory
The 2017 edition of Abu Dhabi Art will welcome a curated galleries section entitled ‘Focus: Beyond Territory, which will bring together inter-generational artists and major projects from both emerging and leading galleries.
Curated by Manilow Senior Curator at the Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago Dr. Omar Kholeif

Beyond: Emerging Artists
Three emerging UAE- based artists have been commissioned to create works for exhibition at Abu Dhabi Art 2017 following a tailor-made programme of workshops and seminars. The works will remain on show at Manarat Al Saadiyat for an additional two months afterwards.
Curated by Mohammed Kazem and Cristiana de Marchi

Gateway
This year as part of the exhibition focus at Abu Dhabi Art, Gateway will draw curatorial connections between established UAE artists and their international peers.
Curated by Chief Curator at New York University Abu Dhabi Maya Alliso

Talks 
The 2017 edition will focus on debating and documenting local and GCC-wide art histories and narratives for the Talks programme.
Curated by Guggenheim Abu Dhabi Curator Munira Al-Sayegh

Durub Al Tawaya
Abu Dhabi Art’s performing arts programme will see site-specific performances in different locations throughout the city.
Curated by Tarek Abou El-Fetouh

Street Art
The Street Art programme will bring together local and international street artists, presenting artworks throughout the urban zones of Abu Dhabi.
Curated by Fabrice Bousteau