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6th Bahrain International Sculpture Symposium

1 - 16 January 2018
Bahrain National Museum
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Throughout the ages, human societies have always included the creation and appreciation of art. Each type of art evokes different emotions and thoughts within its receiver. Sculpture, an ancient art form can be considered a bold and noticeable art form. Its importance throughout time has not diminished and we at the Bahrain Authority for Culture & Antiquities (“BACA”) would like to continue in commemorating this art form.


The 6th Bahrain International Sculpture Symposium will be held at the Bahrain National Museum from the 1st of January to 15th of January. This year, the Symposium will be led by the honorary head, the renowned sculptor Adam Henein.


Since its inception, the symposium has attracted sculptors from around the region and the world in a unique environment of cultural exchange and creative collaboration. In this edition of the symposium, celebrating Muharraq the Capital of Islamic Culture 2018. Upon completion, the final sculptures will be located in the historic old capital of Bahrain, Muharraq.