Sheikha Latifa Launches Dubai Culture Project On Google Arts & Culture

  • Publish date: Thursday، 09 September 2021
Sheikha Latifa Launches Dubai Culture Project On Google Arts & Culture
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Sheikha Latifa bint Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Chairperson of Dubai Culture and Arts Authority (Dubai Culture), today launched ‘Dubai’s Culture & Heritage’ project on Google Arts & Culture.

‘Dubai’s Culture & Heritage’ project allows people from around the world to learn more about the emirate’s rich culture and heritage as well as its vibrant creative scene.

Google Arts & Culture is an online platform that features high-resolution images and videos of artworks and cultural artifacts from around the world.

The Platform works with over 2,000 cultural institutions to help make the world’s culture and heritage accessible to anyone, anywhere.

Dubai Culture & Arts Authority has started showcasing over 800 iconic, high-resolution images including 120 of artefacts and over 70 stories in both Arabic and English that document the emirate’s history and present through the eyes of its residents.

‘Dubai’s Culture & Heritage’ project was launched by HH Sheikha Latifa bint Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum.

Sheikh Latifa said: “Today, I am pleased to be launching ‘Dubai’s Culture & Heritage’ on Google Arts & Culture. Technology and creativity often intersect, resulting in fascinating experiences, and Google Arts and Culture is a prime example. Through this innovative platform, people will be able to embark on a journey to explore Dubai’s unique story, its rich history, vibrant culture and ever-evolving creative scene. The emirate has a unique, dynamic identity rooted in the diversity of its fabric; it is a place of rich culture and creativity that embraces people and cultures from all over the world, and where global excellence is not just an ambition but a reality.”

‘Dubai’s Culture & Heritage’ is the latest project from the Middle East & North Africa region to be introduced on the platform. In the UAE, Google Arts & Culture had previously worked with UAE National Archive and the Barjeel Art Foundation.