Visitors from all over the globe have flocked to Dubai to experience the emirate's unique artistic pulse.
The opening of the fifth annual Art Dubai exhibition has attracted a great deal of attention from all walks of life, with both local and international artists' work on display.
Taking place at the Madinat Jumeirah from March 16th until March 19th, a number of educational workshops are also running concurrently with the show.
Najat Makki, an Emirati artist who is showcasing two of her artworks at the annual gathering, said that the current exhibition already surpassed last year's offering.
"Artists from all over the world gather in Dubai to get to know the art scene in our country and to know more about our culture," she added.
"This is in fact the vision of His Highness Shaikh Mohammad Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, vice-president and prime minster of the UAE, and ruler of Dubai, to always present the best and he has excelled in executing his vision of excellence.
News of the art exhibition comes just after business publication Saneou Al Hadath voted Dubai as the top city to live in the Middle East and North Africa.