Tourist shopping for souvenirs at Bur Dubai Souq.

United Arab Emirates: Modern and Ancient featuring the Louvre Abu Dhabi

Optional Prelude Doha, Qatar: March 17-21
Main Trip to Dubai: March 21-27, 2020

Enjoy VIP status at Art Dubai, the city’s famous international art fair, complete with private collection visits and exclusive access to exhibitions. Venture to architect Jean Nouvel’s Louvre Abu Dhabi, a museum designed as a seemingly floating dome structure. In the nearby Emirate of Sharjah, a center for culture and industry, immerse yourself in the old and new. View works by contemporary artists and observe rare and ancient Islamic artifacts. Enjoy traditional Bedouin music and visit the Grand Souq.

Take an optional prelude to Doha, Qatar. Explore Qatar’s thriving art scene including the Museum of Islamic Art designed by I.M. Pei, Damien Hirst’s series of sculptures, and the National Library designed by Rem Koolhaas. Sample cuisine at renowned restaurants, including Alain Ducasse’s IDAM.

Interested in signing up for this trip? Please contact Barbara Tucker at TuckerB@carnegiemuseums.org or at 412.578.2618.

Optional Prelude to Doha
March 17-21, 2020
Double Occupancy | $3,400 per person
Single Occupancy | $5,400 per person

Main Trip to Dubai
March 21-27, 2020
Double Occupancy | $4,999 per person
Single Occupancy | $6,499 per person

*Round trip flights to Dubai are not included

Please contact Barbara Tucker at 412.578.2618 or TuckerB@carnegiemuseums.org for information.