Sikka Art Fair

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Experience Talent From UAE & GCC 

Artists In The Heart Of Old Dubai 


Under the patronage of Her Highness Sheikha Latifa bint Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum‪,‬Vice Chairman of Dubai Culture & Arts Authority The eighth edition of SIKKA Art Fair, Dubai Art Season’s flagship initiative‪, ‬will take place from 17‪-‬26 March‪,‬ 2018 in Al Fahidi Historical Neighbourhood‪.‬
The contemporary, artist-led fair provides a platform for emerging UAE-based and GCC talents‪, in‬ a vibrant 10‪-‬day programme featuring exciting exhibitions, art installations, workshops, film, and music‪.‬
In support of ‘Year of Zayed’, and in honour of the late Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan‪,‬
the Founding Father of the UAE, SIKKA represents an ideal platform for upholding the tolerance and co-existence he advocated through the arts
SIKKA Art Fair complements the city-wide activation of cultural events that will take place during the fifth edition of Dubai Art Season, which will run throughout March and April 2018 and feature events such as the Emirates Airline Festival of Literature, Art Dubai, DIFC Art Nights and the Middle East Film & Comic Con, among hundreds of other initiatives.


Saturday 17 March / Opening Night:
6 pm – 11pm

Sunday 18 March:
6pm – 10pm

Monday 19 March:
6pm – 10pm

Tuesday 20 March:
6pm – 10pm

Wednesday 21 March:
6pm – 10pm

Thursday 22 March:
6pm – 11pm

Friday 23 March:
5pm – 12am

Saturday 24 March:
5pm – 11pm

Sunday 25 March:
6pm – 10pm

Monday 26 March 2018 / Closing Night:
6pm – 11pm

Watch this space for the full #Sikka18 programme, meanwhile, re-live #SIKKA17 through the eyes of everyone who came here.

Make sure to follow @dubaiartseason, for more details and to keep posted on each day, visit the event page.


By Metro
Catch the train to Al Fahidi Metro Station.
Take an 8 minute stroll down Al Musalla Road towards the Creek. #SIKKA18 will be on your left.

By Car / Shuttle Bus Service
Drive towards the British Consulate down 3rd street with the Consulate on the right, take left on the 16th street,then right on 9th street. #SIKKA18 parking will be provided TBC. 
Book with CAREEM
Download Careem and book to enjoy 15% off on two rides.
Use code SIKKA2018. Valid from 17-26 March 2018. Valid on all car types excluding GO, UNCHR and BOX. Maximum discount 20 AED per ride.
Set pick up/drop off point to 'Al Fahidi Historical Neighbourhood'.
Valid for NOW and LATER bookings.