About 421

421 is an independent, anti-disciplinary platform dedicated to emerging artists and creative practitioners in the UAE and across the region. A site for research, learning and experimentation, 421 provides a nurturing environment for emergent creative practices and those who want to harness the arts as an agent for social inquiry and transformation.


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Opening Hours 

Tuesday to Sunday





Notice Board

We’d like to inform you that our exhibition spaces are currently closed in preparation for our exciting new Spring 2024 exhibitions program! The Spring 2024 Exhibitions open on May 16.

Workshops and events will continue as normal, and Dukkan421, Auro coffee shop, and our Reading Room will remain open to the public every day, from 10 am to 8 pm.


Visit the What's On page to learn more about our upcoming programs.