Applications open for Bahrain Fine Arts Exhibition

One talented artist will win BHD6,000

Applications open for Bahrain Fine Arts Exhibition

Do you think you’re the next Damien Hirst or David Hockney? Got the next Starry Night or American Gothic hiding in your studio?

Well, you could be in with a chance of winning BHD6,000 and scooping the prestigious AlDanah Award.

In January, the annual Fine Arts Exhibition will be returning for its 46th edition, and the Bahrain Authority for Culture and Antiquities is now calling for online applications.

Bahraini nationals or residents over the age of 18 can submit plans for an installation or a collection of three artworks for consideration from now until Sunday December 15.

If accepted, your artwork will be included in the exhibition next year.

The overall winner will receive the AlDanah Award and BHD6,000, while whoever comes in second place will host their own solo exhibition at the Art Centre with all expenses paid.

Finally, the third place winner will receive a two weeks residency with all expenses paid.
You can find out more about the competition by visiting the BACA website here, emailing or calling 1729 8745.

Be the first to get all the latest Bahrain news, reviews and deals into your inbox by signing up to our free newsletter, click here to sign up.

More from Art

Printmaking exhibition opening at Andalus Garden for Bahraini Women’s Day

There will be ten different artists on display at Lines of Light

The three-day event will see children expressing themselves by drawing labyrinths

Dolls of Japan exhibition opening at Bahrain National Museum

The showcase will be held from October 13 to November 13

New exhibition celebrating visit to Korea by Bahraini photographers opens

The Beauty of Korea showcase will be open all this week in the Avenues

New exhibition of works by Lamees Alhassar comes to Bahrain

Between Cities and Shores will be held at Studio 244 between October 1 and 15


Follow us