Dubai's Culture and Heritage

Discover Dubai's transformation from a fishing village to a creative hub

In partnership with

Dubai Culture & Arts Authority
and 2 more partners
Did you know? The city of Dubai was once a small fishing and pearl diving village.

Traditions and craftsmanship

Explore Emirati traditions and crafts passed down through generations

Weaving vibrancy by hand

Learn the braiding technique of Talli

Listen to how locals lived

From the craftspeople to the fisherman, dive into the traditional lives of Dubai locals

Explore Dubai by colour

Immersive yourself in the festive shades of Dubai

Stories of Emirati artists

How Dubai has infleunced and inspired locals to be creative

See the artworks up close