Learn more about our current and upcoming exhibitions, programs, and special events. 

February 2023

421 presents Four New Major Exhibitions That Support Emerging Artists from the MENASA Region

Part of the Winter 2023 Program, the exhibitions include solo and group exhibitions exploring memory, remembrance, time, and language.


Image: Installation view of Rand Abdul Jabbar's ليكن مذكوراً (May it be remembered), 2022. Video projection with audio and mud brick sculptures. Duration: 7 minutes. And The Mirrors Are Many 

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February 2023

‘Stepping Forward: Performance Practice and Research, Here’ symposium brought together 40+ artists, curators, and practitioners for an extensive program of talks, workshops, and performances

From February 18 to 19, ‘Stepping Forward: Performance Practice and Research, Here’ symposium brought together over 40 artists, curators, and practitioners from across the MENASA region to discuss and reflect on critical issues in emergent performance practices. The public program, which included panel discussions, presentations, workshops, and performances, drew more than 400 attendees from the UAE’s arts and culture community and the general public. The program was conceived, produced, and presented by 421, Alserkal Arts Foundation, and New York University Abu Dhabi. 

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January 2023

421 Presents Winter 2023 Program: RE/COLLECT THIS Featuring Four Major Exhibitions and Over Twenty Public Programs Investigating Contemporary Modes of Memory-Making

Taking place from January 15 to March 21, the Winter 2023 Program responds to themes explored in the new exhibitions And The Mirrors Are Many and Mahshid Rafiei: Of Mythic Proportions. 

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November 2022

Introducing 421

Many might remember when we first opened our doors to the public seven years ago today. A newly renovated and repurposed warehouse, our mission was to provide a dynamic space that could be home to exhibitions and events that our community sorely needed at the time.

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September 2022

A season for Regrounding: Warehouse421's Fall 2022 Program Focused on Local Food Security and Ecologies

Running from September 21 until December 25, the public program presents 35+ talks, workshops and special events that explore creative and communal approaches to reconnecting with the environment.

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March 2022

Warehouse421 Spring 2022 Program Features Major Exhibitions ‘Language is Migrant’, ‘Out of Range’, and ‘The Weft in Pencil’, as well as Extensive Public Program

A new lineup of exhibitions, workshops and special events are taking place throughout the season.

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January 2022

Warehouse421 Presents Winter 2022 Season Featuring New Exhibitions and Public Programs

Warehouse421, Abu Dhabi’s home-grown arts and design center dedicated to showcasing and nurturing creative production across the region, announces its Winter 2022 Season.

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