September Term at Dubai International Art Centre

Rediscover the joys of arts and crafts at the Dubai International Art Centre (DIAC) as the institute gears up for its September session.

Online PR News – 05-September-2013 – Dubai – Rediscover the joys of arts and crafts at the Dubai International Art Centre (DIAC) as the institute gears up for its September session. On offer are a wide range of exciting activities for adults and children that people can register for anytime during September. The duration of the courses vary from 4 to 10 weeks with the classes starting from September 14. Most classes are available in mornings and evenings.

Ayesha Chen McKeever, Chairwoman, DIAC, said, “Dubai International Art Centre has always been about inspiring people to try their hand at anything that interests them. The pleasure and sense of fulfillment that creating-it-yourself brings is indescribable. Let’s put it this way creativity thrills and inspires us all and we want people to discover and share the joys of creating. The September session has got an incredible choice of activities and we are looking forward to seeing some amazing work.”

Below is the list of courses available this term at DIAC.

• Drawing and painting – duration 8-10weeks
• Watercolor for Beginners – 6-8 weeks
• Silk Painting – 6-8 weeks
• Arabic Calligraphy Painting – 6 weeks
• Soft pastels – 8 weeks
• Portraits for Intermediate/Advanced – 8 weeks
• Abstract Painting –10 weeks
• Fashion Design – 10 weeks
• Pattern Drafting – 9 weeks
• Sewing & construction – 10 weeks
• Draping Garments – 6 weeks
• Interior Design – 6 weeks
• Mosaics – 3 weeks(twice a week)
• Sculpture – 10 weeks
• Pottery – 6 weeks
• FengShui Interiors – 10 weeks
• 3D/Traditional or one Stroke Decoupage – 4-6 weeks

• Knitting/Crochet – 6 weeks
• Ceramic Flowers – 4 weeks
• Terracotta Jewellery – 4 weeks
• Spanish for Beginners – 8 weeks
• 3D Wall Art – 4 weeks
• Learning Photoshop – 5 weeks
• Photography for all – 8 weeks
• Photo on Location – 8 weeks
• Professional Photography – 4 weeks
• 3D Relief Art – 8 weeks
• Etching – 2 weeks
• Parchment Craft – 4 weeks
• Timi Mulberry art – 10 wks
• Yoga Classes

Kids Classes
• Drawing and Painting
• Sculpture
• Arts & Crafts
• Drama in Spanish
• Abstract for Teens

Few centres are associated with art as the DIAC. The emphasis is on small-group teaching and the centre prides itself on its friendly atmosphere and excellence. Ayesha stressed, “Art immerses the students in learning. From the very beginning our space has been open to all – artists, students and public. Learning is a very sociable affair at DIAC that people with a creative bent truly enjoy with a group of like-minded persons. Our studios are unlike any classroom where one can feed one’s artistic spirit while expressing one’s creativity”.

Location: The Dubai International Art Centre is located in Villa 27, Street 75B, off Jumeirah Road, behind Town Center.

Office timings: Saturday-Wednesday 9am-5pm
Thursday 9am-4pm
Friday closed

Gallery timings: Saturday-Wednesday 9am-8pm
Thursday 9am-4pm
Friday Closed

For all enquiries please call the office on 04-3444 398
To register, please call 04-3444 398 or email at:

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