Whether we wish to learn a new skill or hone an existing talent, here are some workshops that place across the city. From theatre to art and everything in between, there is definitely a class for you
WORKSHOPS AT DESIGN DAYS DUBAI
Between the 14th and 18th of March, d3 will become the hub of all things design. Talks, workshops, screenings and more will be held over the five days. Most of the events are free to public. The workshops discuss everything from abstract Arabic letterforms to imagination tools. The talks include intellectual property laws in the region and how to protect your designs, designing from a micro space to an urban landscape and celebrating 10 years of Nada Debs design, among others.
MASTERCLASS PROGRAMME AT DUBAI FOOD FESTIVAL
Held from the 25th of February till the 12th of March, this festival is a food lover’s dream. During the festival, there are a number of classes being held that cover everything from mastering the Beef Wellington to learning how to make a three course Moroccan meal. On the 10th of March, Culinary Boutique will be hosting a ‘Recipe Confidential’, a chance to learn the secrets behind two of the venue’s signature dishes. The class will walk you through the creation of Hokkaido Scallops with Blue Cheese Risotto and Lavender Crème Brulee.
PICASSO AND MIRÓ EXHIBIT
This exhibition, taking place between the 6th of March and 17th of May, will house 267 artworks that evoke the key points to understand and the perspectives that involve the personalities, experiences, suggestions and mysteries of two of the most extraordinary artists of the twentieth century. Through the exhibit, the producers and art experts will be holding tours, classes and workshops to discuss the relationship between the two artists, their career paths and twentieth century art.
EMIRATES AIRLINE FESTIVAL OF LITERATURE
Taking place between the 1st and 12th of March, this festival that celebrates books, literature and the magic of the written word, hosts a number of international authors, screens film adaptations and theatrical performances and conducts workshops for all ages. Learn how to develop a film script, write the perfect children’s book, edit your written work, discover your inner magnificence, pitch your novel and more at this festival.
DUBAI INTERNATIONAL ART CENTRE
This renowned center for the arts has been a part of the fabric of this country since 1976. Hosting exhibitions and organising activities, workshops and classes, they have been integral to spreading the love of art for many years. During this month, apart from their regular classes that include everything from design and sculpture to pottery and painting, they will be conducting some unique workshops. They will be hosting a cross stitch workshop, one on etching, a talk on interior design and a photography workshop for children.