Authorities step forward to set up largest open museum in Dubai. Now Dubai will have one of the world’s largest museum as Dubai Municipality is all set to to establish the largest cultural project in the heart of the historical Shindagha region, Dubai.
To complete the project that includes the largest open museum with various exhibitions on the history and heritage of Dubai, Dubai Municipality is collaborating with the Department of Tourism & Commerce Marketing and the Dubai Culture & Arts Authority.
To discuss various theoretical aspects of museums, the Architectural Heritage Department of Dubai Municipality held a workshop for students from various universities in the country.
Through this workshop various stages of establishing a national museum were also brought to spotlight. No doubt such kinds of workshops are necessary before starting working on some big project like establishing a museum to compete a world that is a museum in itself.
The workshop held by the Architectural Heritage Department of Dubai Municipality was organised as part of Dubai Municipality’s participation in the International Museum Day, that was sponsored by the United Arab Emirates chapter of International Council of Museums.
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In this workshop, the presentations included a virtual project to create a museum for “Sheikh Zayed” in celebration of the centennial of Zayed during the current year.
Director of Architectural Heritage Department, Ahmed Mahmoud, said that the workshop coincided with the strategic plan of Dubai 2021, which is aimed at creating a cultural environment and establishing cultural & tourist projects in Dubai for residents and visitors here.
While briefing about the workshop he said, “It was held in coordination with the UAE University, Zayed University, Sharjah University, American University in Dubai and American University of Sharjah to introduce the basics of museum construction and discuss all avenues of participation and cooperation in the future,”.
Dubai plan 2021 is no doubt a step towards provision of a healthy lifestyle to Dubai residents and this new project will add much more to the wellbeing associated with vision 2021.
More visitors to Dubai due to vision 2021 means more visitors to museum and this all will bring more revenues for the Dubai government.