Welcome to The Arts Center at NYU Abu Dhabi — a beacon of inspiration at the University where performance, education, and community come together to enrich the cultural life of both the campus and the city.

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Upcoming Off The Stage Events

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"The performance at The Arts Center at NYU Abu Dhabi was nothing short of extraordinary. The actors were incredibly talented and their chemistry on stage was electric. The set design and lighting were also top-notch, adding to the overall immersive experience. I would highly recommend seeing a show at this venue."

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Upcoming School Performances

School performances are presented with the support of The US Mission to the UAE.
We are thrilled to welcome teachers and students to The Arts Center to experience amazing live performances and conversations with the artists.

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Extend your relationship with The Arts Center, and deepen your connection to the artists and your community. Membership gives you early access booking for all of our events on top of discounts, dinners, and limited edition merch. Join the community of like-minded arts and culture enthusiasts.

Expand Your Knowledge

Broaden your perspective — with The Arts Center’s videos, podcasts, and publications


Delve deeper into The Arts Center with interviews, documentaries, past performances, panels, and Q&A's.


afikra and The Arts Center at NYU Abu Dhabi join forces to bring you captivating one-hour interviews with an array of talented performers and artists.


Explore our archive of past events.