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Louvre Abu Dhabi opens ‘Birth of a Museum’ exhibition

Shaikh Hazza Bin Zayed Al Nahyan opens first large-scale presentation at art centre

  • WAM
  • Published: 10:57 April 22, 2013
  • Gulf News

  • Image Credit: WAM
  • Shaikh Hazza Bin Zayed opens the 'Birth of a Museum' exhibition at the Abu Dhabi Louvre Museum.

Abu Dhabi: Shaikh Hazza Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, National Security Advisor, and Vice Chairman of Abu Dhabi Executive Council, opened the Birth of a Museum, the first large-scale presentation of the Louvre Abu Dhabi’s permanent collection, showcases 130 artworks reflecting the narrative of the museum.

The exhibition is open until 20 July at Manarat Al Saadiyat, the art exhibition centre on Saadiyat Island.

Works include ancient artifacts from all over the world – including Egypt, Turkey, Greece, and Mali - showcasing the breadth of great civilisations and illustrating links arising from shared human experience transcending geography, nationality and history.

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