What is Dubai Culture & Arts Authority?

Dubai Culture represents the city’s soul, celebrates its identity, promotes cultural exchange & innovation and positions Dubai on the global cultural map. Launched on March 8, 2008 by His Highness Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, UAE Vice President & Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai, the activities of Dubai Culture are aligned to the Dubai Plan 2021 to achieve a city of happy, creative and empowered people, who celebrate their cultural identity.  

What is the vision, mission and strategic objectives of Dubai Culture?

To be a platform of diverse cultural exchange and innovation, regionally and globally.
To enrich the cultural scene by maintaining a sustainable cultural ecosystem while preserving the Emirati Heritage and nurturing talents to enhance cultural diversity and social cohesion
Strategic objectives
- Develop a cultural and artistic product that is regionally and internationally significant. - Enhance public awareness about the value of culture, heritage and art sector. - Increase the economic value of culture, heritage and arte sector through commerce, creative enterprises, and nurture and stimulates skills and talents of the sector in Dubai. - Develop an effective framework for governance and management to support culture, heritage and art sector. - Develop a key infrastructure for culture, heritage and art sector.

Who leads Dubai Culture?

Her Highness Sheikha Latifa bint Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum is the Chairperson of the Dubai Culture & Arts Authority. She is actively engaged in culture, arts, education, and technology in the UAE, and plays a major role in ensuring the cross-incubation of these industries to further establish Dubai as a vibrant, global Arabian metropolis that shapes culture in the region.

How can contact Dubai Culture?

Dubai Culture offices are located in:  


Dubai Culture offices are located in:  

- Dubai Design District, Buliding 2, Level 6,7

P.O.Box 115222 Dubai, UAE

Phone: 600560000