Sharjah Calligraphy Museum, Sharjah

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The Sharjah Museums Department (SMD) was established in 2006 by His Highness Dr Sheikh Sultan bin Mohammed Al Qasimi, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Sharjah, as an independent government department.

Sharjah Museums includes 16 museums covering Islamic art and culture, archaeology, heritage, science, marine life and the history of Sharjah and the region.

The purpose of the Sharjah Museums Department is to be a cultural beacon that enhances Sharjah’ s identity locally and internationally and contribute in nurturing a community aware of museums’ importance as a cultural, educational and enjoyable destination.
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  • The Sharjah Calligraphy Museum is one of the 4-5 museums located in the heart of Sharjah and of the ones I visited, I was the least impressive. To begin with, the museum is in a rather nondescript bui...  more »
  • With all my indifference to museums, in that I briefly lingered: yet another culture. But those who are deeply interested in the theme of languages and scripts will be certainly interesting
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  • We read any Arabic but the works are works of art, quite pretty to look at. The permanent exhibition was limited, the temporary was stunning
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  • Beautiful place in where you can learn and appreciate calligraphy as an expression and art. The galleries sum up a nice and outstanding work for local and visitor artist. Don't hesitate to ask for a tour, the guides are really well prepared.
  • Old age structures... Remembering the past
  • The art within this museum is worth seeing. A must see site
  • Sharjah UAE's cultural centre 👍
  • Great concept but needs attention to realize it's potential. Currently feels like a neglected project.
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