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Louvre Abu Dhabi is strengthening its partnerships locally and regionally

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Louvre Abu Dhabi has expanded the scope of collaboration with partners from the UAE and countries in the region, and the museum is currently displaying new works of art on loan from Abu Dhabi, Sharjah, Ajman, Umm Al Quwain and Ras Al Khaimah. It was also agreed to extend the loan agreements currently in place with the museum’s partners in Jordan and Amman, Saudi Arabia.
Since opening in 2017, the museum has been keen to establish strategic partnerships with partners from the UAE and other countries in the region. These partnerships include the Department of Culture and Tourism – Abu Dhabi, Zayed National Museum, Guggenheim Abu Dhabi Museum, Al Ain Museum, Dubai Municipality, Sharjah Antiquities Authority, Ajman Museum and the Department of Tourism and Antiquities in Umm Al Quwain, Department of Antiquities and Museums in Ras Al Khaimah, the Jordanian Department of Antiquities, the Saudi National Museum and the National Museum. Museum of the Sultanate of Oman.
In this regard, Manuel Rabaté, Director of Louvre Abu Dhabi, said: “We are pleased to extend the loan agreements currently in place with our partners in the UAE and the region, as this collaboration enhances the museum’s ability to tell stories of cultural ties. However, on loan from France, our collection is characterized by its deep roots in the region, and its traits are evident through these excellent partnerships that enable us to present our global story from the heart of this region.”
Soraya Njeim, Director of Collections, Curators and Scientific Research at Louvre Abu Dhabi, said: “Louvre Abu Dhabi’s strategy in managing its collections focuses on telling stories of cultural ties by bringing together works of art from different civilizations throughout history on one common place. This has been made possible through Emirati and regional partnerships, which we are constantly working to consolidate. Each work the museum displays highlights new aspects of our distinct institutional perspective, highlights our ability to tell global stories and paves the way for an open dialogue on intercultural understanding. his audience.”


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