Abu Dhabi Music And Arts Foundation


The Abu Dhabi Music & Arts Foundation seeks to nurture the arts, education, culture and creativity for the benefit of society and the advancement of Abu Dhabi’s cultural vision. Established in 1996 by Her Excellency Hoda I. Al Khamis – Kanoo, ADMAF Founder, the Foundation is a not-for-profit organisation under the patronage and presidency of His Excellency Sheikh Nahayan Mabarak Al Nahyan, Minister of Higher Education and Scientific
ADMAF’s broad programme of initiatives and events – including the Abu Dhabi Festival and Young Media Leaders, The Nationals’ Gallery and The Artists’ Studio, among many others – brings together audiences of all ages and nationalities. Through its educational and community programmes, it nurtures the creative talent of the UAE and beyond, often in partnership with leading national and international institutions.