Save The Date – The Opening Of Guggenheim Museum In Abu Dhabi by Frank Gehry

Approximately 20 years after plans were revealed, and 14 years after construction started, there’s finally an opening date for the Guggenheim museum in Abu Dabhi, by the famous architect Frank Gehry! Well, dear I Lobo You readers, save the date: 2025 is the year the long-awaited museum by Frank Gehry is set to open its doors.

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Save The Date - The Opening Of Guggenheim Museum In Abu Dhabi by Frank Gehry

Guggenheim Abu Dhabi is being built on Saadiyat Island, a cultural district under construction off the coast of the UAE capital. This will become the largest of the four Guggenheim museums, catching Guggenheim Bilbao a Frank Gehry’s project as well. This museum will be part of a larger group of arts and cultural organizations on Saadiyat Island, with the intention to place Abu Dhabi as a major cultural destination.

Save The Date - The Opening Of Guggenheim Museum In Abu Dhabi by Frank Gehry

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The museum is planned to be 42,000-square-metres, and even though the project began in 2006, and the construction in 2011, it was on hold for several years. The construction restarted two years ago, and now, the Abu Dabhi’s Department of Culture and Tourism.

Save The Date - The Opening Of Guggenheim Museum In Abu Dhabi by Frank Gehry

It is truly thrilling to see this project enter into this new phase. I hope that this building is embraced by the people of the UAE and that this work will endure as a landmark for the country for many years to come.

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Save The Date - The Opening Of Guggenheim Museum In Abu Dhabi by Frank Gehry

The Guggenheim Museum will be composed of a cluster of galleries of varying heights, shapes, and characters. Also, it will feature a center for art and technology, a children’s education facility, archives, library, and conservation laboratory.

Save The Date - The Opening Of Guggenheim Museum In Abu Dhabi by Frank Gehry

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