Book launch December 7, La Fontaine Former Emirates Woman of the Year, 93-year-old Mariam Behnam makes an appearance at La Fontaine tonight to talk about her book ‘Zelzelah’ and her amazing life. Tickets BD15 including dinner.
Russian textile exhibition Until December 8, Bahrain National Museum The full title is Russian Textile: Printed Cotton from Traditional Patterns to Soviet Propaganda Design and the expo is unique being the first of its kind to display Russian textiles from the 18th to the early 20th centuries and costumes from the 19th and 20th centuries on such a large scale. It presents textile as a fully-fledged artistic material evolving in the context of the country’s historical development.
Adam Ball – Resolution Until December 31, La Fontaine Centre for Contemporary Arts Elle Decor said of Ball that he is a “bright light” on the British art scene who “lets his gorgeous paintings in all their impassioned and yet kitschy glory, do the talking”, so his expo at La Fontaine promises to be both interesting and fun.
In Dialogue Until January 25, Waterline Gallery, Bahrain Financial Harbour In celebration of its third d anniversary, artBahrain.org presents “In Dialogue,” an exhibition that brings together works of the world-renowned artists Rashid Al Khalifa, Modhir Ahmed, Walid Siti and Abdulrahim Sharif. The exhibition will present a selection of the artists’ new and unseen work.