The Cultural Salon - Birth of a Pearl


Saturday 8 February, 2020 06:00PM - Saturday 8 February, 2020 07:00PM


1971 Design Space, The Flag Island

The Cultural Salon engages the wider local community in cultural discussions and debates related to diverse topics relevant to the UAE and the region. Its aim is to close the existing gap between various artistic activities, practices, and disciplines by bringing together people from various cultural circles.

In the third edition, titled “Birth of a Pearl: Golden Age of the UAE” designers and pearl experts will discuss the history of pearls, pearl diving, the birth of pearl farming and the use of pearls in contemporary design.

The discussion will be led by the jeweler Noura Al Serkal.

Guest Speakers: Adi Al Fardan, Mohammed Al Suwaidi, and Sara Mohammad.

This session will be held in both Arabic and English.

The Cultural Salon is supported by the Ministry of Culture and Knowledge Development.