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Contemporary Art Platform - Things to Know Before Visiting

2 Shuwaikh Industrial، الشويخ الصناعية، Kuwait

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About Contemporary Art Platform

A non-profit private organization founded in 2011 by art collector Amer Huneidi. Dedicated to developing and supporting the arts in Kuwait and the region.

Attractions Near Contemporary Art Platform

Historical Vintage & Classic Cars Museum
Historical Vintage & Classic Cars Museum2.04km from Contemporary Art Platform

The museum is in Kuwait's Shuwaikh Industrial Area; the exhibition features more than 35 rare, classic cars, you also will get the chance to see famous cars such as James Bond Aston Martin DB5, and Queen Elizabeth Chrysler. The museum hosts important events and competitions in the car field.

Sheikh Jaber Al-Ahmad Cultural Centre
Sheikh Jaber Al-Ahmad Cultural Centre4.15km from Contemporary Art Platform

Informally known as the Kuwait Opera House, it is a prominent cultural center in Kuwait. It is the largest cultural center and opera house in the Middle East.

Liberation Tower
Liberation Tower5.38km from Contemporary Art Platform

At 372 meter high, the Liberation Tower is the second largest structure in Kuwait, it was named after the Iraqi invasion. It’s a telecommunication tower used by the ministry of transportation, but there is a fancy revolving restaurant and an observation deck which attracts a lot of visitors.

The Grand Mosque of Kuwait
The Grand Mosque of Kuwait6.58km from Contemporary Art Platform

The Great Mosque, also known for the locals as “Al-Masjid Al-Kabir” is the largest mosque in Kuwait, near the Persian Gulf. The mosque is built on Andalusian style and accommodates over 10,000 people, it also has a large library divided into two sections, the first section is for religious people, and the second is for the non-Arabic Muslims and the non-Muslims.

Al Hamra Tower
Al Hamra Tower7.27km from Contemporary Art Platform

With a height of 414 meters, Al Hamra Tower is the tallest building in Kuwait, and the tallest carved concrete skyscraper in the world, besides its spectacular structure the tower contains other things that attract tourist such as the luxurious shopping center, restaurants, theaters, and a unique 900 square meter reception hall on the ground floor.

Abdullah Al Salem Cultural Centre
Abdullah Al Salem Cultural Centre8.72km from Contemporary Art Platform

A cultural complex located in Kuwait, owned by the Amiri Diwan. It consists of six main components; The Natural History Museum, Science Museum, Space Museum, Arabic Islamic Science Museum, Fine Arts Centre and the external spaces known as the Public Realm. The Sheikh Abdullah Al-Salem Cultural Centre is an 18-hectare site making it the world’s largest museum complex.

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Sharing borders with Iraq and Saudi Arabia, Kuwait is located in Western Asia, at the tip of Persian Gulf. Kuwait is a high income conomy backed by worlds sixth largest oil reserves and Kuwait Dinar is the highest valued currency in the world.

What Visitors Say About Contemporary Art Platform

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Nele Lenze
Nele Lenze
The Contemporary Art Platform includes a book shop, an art gallery, an events room and several offices. They always have exhibtions on of local and other artists. Every now and then there are events. To find out more about the events it is best to look at their instagram page. The opening times are every day accept of Fridays between 10 AM and 7 PM.
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Nele Lenze
If you like coffee as much as I do and you are already in the industrial area of Shuweikh, you should definetly try out this coffee shop. What they serve is excellent I particularly like the decoration and design of the venue. It is located in the same building as the Contemporary Art Platform.