Established in Dubai in 2008 by Lateefa bint Maktoum, Tashkeel seeks to provide a nurturing environment for the growth of contemporary art and design practice rooted in the UAE. Through multi-disciplinary studios, work spaces and galleries located in both Nad Al Sheba and Al Fahidi, it enables creative practice, experimentation and dialogue among practitioners and the wider community. Operating on an open membership model, Tashkeel’s annual programme of training, residencies, workshops, talks, exhibitions, international collaborations and publications aims to further practitioner development, public engagement, lifelong learning and the creative and cultural industries.

Studio Facilities:

  • Digital Lab
  • Risograph
  • Printmaking
  • Photography Studio and Dark Room
  • 3D and Sculpture
  • Fine Art Studio
  • Textile Printing
  • Workspaces
  • Jewellery Lab


Image Credit: Tashkeel

Opening hours

Mon–Thu 09:00–22:00, Sat–Sun 09:00–22:00.


+971 4 3363313



House 10, Al Fahidi Historical Neighbourhood, Dubai