Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, today approved ‘Dubai Street Museum’ project, a new public art project that seeks to highlight Dubai’s unique identity, values and aspirations.
Spearheaded by Brand Dubai, the creative arm of the Government of Dubai Media Office (GDMO), in partnership with Dubai Municipality, the project will see international and local artists working together to create distinctive public artworks across the emirate.
His Highness reviewed the project at a meeting held at the Government of Dubai Media Office in the presence of Crown Prince of Dubai.
Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid al Maktoum; and Deputy Ruler of Dubai H.H. Sheikh Maktoum bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum.
The project is inspired by His Highness Sheikh Mohammed’s vision to transform Dubai into an open-air museum, and promote aesthetic excellence and innovation.
Speaking at the meeting, His Highness stressed the importance of preserving the UAE’s heritage so that it becomes a source of inspiration and learning in the quest for greater achievements.
He said that we have a responsibility to instill a strong awareness of the UAE’s heritage in the minds of the country’s youth, since it is the source from which our civilization has flowered. More info
By WAM www.emirates247.com