STAL GALLERY OVERVIEW
Stal Gallery & Studio - the Alserkal Group's first cultural project in the Sultanate of Oman. Stal Gallery relies on the generosity of its supporters to assist with the cost of acquiring works of art and providing programs and services that promote the visual arts to visitors throughout the Oman and internationally.
The mission of the Stal Art Gallery and Studio is to promote the creation, appreciation and engagement of the visual arts in all media in Muscat and the surrounding region.
Integral to all aspects of the Gallery programme is an extensive offering of educational opportunities for all ages through policies and programmes which are excellent, innovative and inclusive.
Young Emerging Artists Program - is the first program of its kind to support Young Artists in Oman to work alongside an established artist Hassan Meer and other leading Omani and international artists.
The program provides access to professional skills development, library, online profiling, showcasing of their projects and opportunities to engage with national artistic networks to develop the Career Paths of Oman’s next generation of artists. The YEAP program aims to provide the young graduate artists with the practices and experience that will make them more confident and competitive for the future employment and career development.
The Gallery is committed to promoting a contemporary visual arts programmes with a balanced focus on promoting new work and supporting the development of artists while simultaneously affirming and challenging the public’s appreciation and understanding of contemporary and innovative approaches to the visual arts. The Gallery aims to develop projects in collaboration with artists, and is itself a site of artistic production with an associated dedicated residential artists’ studio.
The goal is to provide a venue and facilities in Muscat for audiences and artists, primarily but not solely for the visual arts, which offers the highest standards of design, programme and operation, and form an artistic hub for creation, exhibition and engagement, with a national and international profile.
Skills-sharing Community Engagement Programmes are an important part of all projects, based on practical demonstrations of techniques, skills; art talks; interactive workshops and master classes, designed for target audiences within the local community: professional artists; students, schools, disability organizations and more.
Partnership can help to significantly increase the profile and prestige of the company involved. Benefits can include prominent acknowledgment and company branding in media and promotional campaigns, in the exhibition catalogue and at official openings, along with exclusive entertaining opportunities. We are focused on providing tailor-made services to ensure the best fit with your business requirements. The Gallery offers partnerships across a number of different areas in the Gallery which may align with the needs of your company.
Alserkal Group is an organization committed to changing the overall cultural landscape of the UAE, through its flagship project Alserkal Avenue by providing a framework for different creatives and communities to foster International dialogue and cultural exchange. In 2011, it welcomed Salsali Private Museum- a first private collection, not -for-profit in the region. In addition to this in 2012, Dubai made International headlines, as two art galleries from Alserkal Avenue- Green Art Gallery and Isabelle Van Den Eynde, were selected with their projects to exhibit at Art Basel Switzerland, for the first time in the history of the Gulf.
Alserkal Avenue makes a commitment to the arts, cultural projects and creative businesses alike to further cultivate and develop the arts scene of Dubai with its planned expansion for 2014. Today, Alserkal Avenue is known as a go-to place for art exhibition openings, workshops, seminars, young collectors auctions and community events.
In April of 2012, Alserkal family has been recognized for their contribution to the arts and culture with the Patron of the Arts award by HH Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, UAE Vice President, Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai. For more information visit www.alserkalavenue.ae.
STAL GALLERY & STUDIO COMPOUND
RESIDENCY IN STAL STUDIO
Studio Stal offers a dedicated residential space in the heart of Muscat for national and international artists. The studio consists of a fully equipped kitchen, separate bedroom and bathroom along with a large studio and exhibition space.
WORKSHOPS AT STAL STUDIO
It is a destination for both an experienced artists and beginners. We work with what you are interested in, so that you can develop your own creative style. Our workshops are suited to all levels, skills, ages, daily. Pre-booking.
RESEARCHES AT STAL LIBRARY
The library comprises a major contemporary art and design research collection of print titles, newspapers, magazines, catalogues, brochures booklets, books, auction catalogs, serial subscriptions, and extensive digital collections.
EXHIBITION AT STAL GALLERY
We support cross-cultural exhibition projects, with exchange opportunities for students, professionals, artists, and researchers from around the Globe.
Each exhibition is reviewed by the International Exhibition Curatorial Team, and has a selection basis.