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. But We Cannot See Them: Tracing a UAE Art Community, 1988-2008

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  2. Compagnie Käfig - PIXEL

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  3. Maysoon Zayid

    8:00pm Open to the Public Read More
  4. Sarathy Korwar — Musician in Residence

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  5. Compagnia TPO — Farfalle

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  6. Compagnia TPO — Farfalle

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  7. CinemaNa — Arab Cinema

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  8. Susheela Raman, Rizwan-Muazzam Qawwali — Queen Between

    8:00pm Open to the Public Read More
  9. Toshi Reagon & BIGLovely

    8:00pm Open to the Public Read More
  10. CinemaNa — Arab Cinema

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  11. Octavia E. Butler’s Parable of the Sower

    8:00pm Open to the Public Read More
  12. The Aeneid

    8:00pm Open to the Public Read More
  13. 600 Highwaymen — The Fever

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  14. Hekayah | The Story

    7:00pm Open to the Public Read More
  15. Aakash Odedra Company — #JeSuis

    8:00pm Open to the Public Read More
  16. Kronos Quartet - Residency

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  17. Kronos Quartet - Residency

    8:00pm Open to the Public Read More
  18. Barzakh Festival

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  19. Imagine Science — Film Festival

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  20. Ragamala Dance — Written in Water

    8:00pm Open to the Public Read More
  21. Gardens Speak

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