NYU Abu Dhabi offers a lively forum for the exchange of ideas with local audiences as well as worldwide academic and research communities. The NYUAD Institute, Arts Center, and Art Gallery contribute to the great variety of events at NYUAD, including academic conferences, lectures, performances, and exhibitions from distinguished scholarly guests and professional artists from around the world.

View upcoming events listed below or get the list of upcoming NYUAD Institute events. If you weren't able to attend an event or want to get an idea of what's in store for this year, see past public events.

  1. Winter Institute in Statistical Genetics Abu Dhabi 2017

    Closed to the Public Read More
  2. Is Most Published Medical Research Really False?

    6:30-8:00pm Open to the Public Read More
  3. Travelling to The Land of The Zanj

    6:30-8:00pm Open to the Public Read More
  4. Rooftop Rhythms #45 at The Marketplace

    8:00pm Open to the Public Read More
  5. Order and Disorder: A Precarious Balancing Act

    6:30-8:00pm Open to the Public Read More
  6. A Conversation with Mohammed Fairouz

    6:30-8:00pm Open to the Public Read More
  7. Bang on a Can All-Stars

    8:00pm Open to the Public Read More
  8. Not Just Fun and Games: The Sociopolitical Import of “Recreational” Genetics

    6:30-8:00pm Open to the Public Read More
  9. Genomics & Systems Biology VII

    9:00am - 5:00pm Open to the Public Read More
  10. Grid Cells and The Brain’s Map of Space

    6:30-8:00pm Open to the Public Read More
  11. Steel Hammer

    2:00pm Open to the Public Read More
  12. Steel Hammer

    8:00pm Open to the Public Read More
  13. NYU Social Media & Political Participation Conference (SMaPP)

    By Invitation Only Read More
  14. Visual Working Memory Symposium

    9:00am - 5:00pm By Invitation Read More
  15. Aziz Sahmaoui & University of Gnawa and Noura Mint Seymali

    7:30pm Open to the Public Read More
  16. DakhaBrakha and Dengue Fever

    7:30pm Open to the Public Read More
  17. Islam and Spain

    9:00am - 5:00pm By Invitation Read More
  18. How We Find (or Don’t Find) Things

    6:30-8:00pm Open to the Public Read More
  19. Catastrophes, Crashes & Accidents in the UAE: Newspaper articles of the 1970s

    6:30-8:00pm Open to the Public Read More
  20. Trisha Brown: In Plain Site

    11:00am Open to the Public Read More
  21. Trisha Brown: In Plain Site

    4:00pm Open to the Public Read More
  22. Scientific Research for Cultural Heritage

    9:00am - 5:00pm By Invitation Read More
  23. Imagine Science Abu Dhabi

    Open to the Public Read More
  24. Music As Cultural Heritage:

    9:00am - 5:00pm By Invitation Read More
  25. An Iliad

    8:00pm Open to the Public Read More
  26. Cross-disciplinary and Multi-cultural Perspectives on Musical Rhythm III

    9:00am - 5:00pm By Invitation Read More
  27. Making Strides in Cancer Research Using Zebrafish

    9:00am - 5:00pm By Invitation Read More
  28. Radhe Radhe: Rites of Holi

    Prashant Bhargava, Vijay Iyer & Tirtha 8:00pm Open to the Public Read More
  29. ACM Asia Conference on Computer and Communications Security (ASIACCS) 2017

    By Invitation Read More
  30. Noche Flamenca’s Antigona

    Soledad Barrio 8:00pm Open to the Public Read More
  31. Nufonia Must Fall

    DJ Kid Koala 8:00pm Open to the Public Read More
  32. Nufonia Must Fall

    DJ Kid Koala 4:00pm Open to the Public Read More