Visitors to The next year’s edition of ArtBAB, one of the leading Art fairs in the region, will in March 2019. The visitors have the chance to experience a VR tour of some of the top art museums in the world. Middle East’s first ever VR showcase of The Kremer Collection and Khora Contemporary will be featured in ArtBAB 2019 (Art Bahrain Across Borders), organisers announced during a press conference held yesterday.
Conversations on art, culture, tech and commerce will also feature. The fourth edition of the art fair, which is to be held under the patronage of Her Royal Highness Princess Sabeeka bint Ibrahim Al Khalifa, Wife of the King of Bahrain, will take place from March 6 to 10, 2019 at the Bahrain Exhibitions and Convention Centre.
In 2019, the theme of the exhibition will be ‘Legacies’ which will explore the nearly 50-year-old Bahraini contemporary art scene and its foundation in the Kingdom’s rich art heritage. The exhibition will offer visitors a multi-layered and multi-dimensional experience through exposure to a Virtual Reality Corner that allows exploration of some of the world’s leading private museums and a diverse Speaker’s Programme that will bring together art foundations, cultural districts and museums with FinTech, Blockchain, AI and VR specialists.