2024-04-23

Tuwaiq Sculpture art festival is coming back

Watch artists sculpt masterpieces right before your eyes

Art-lovers, see creativity take shape before your eyes.

Tuwaiq Sculpture 2024 is coming to Riyadh from Sunday January 14 to Thursday February 8, 2024.

About Festival

The open call for Tuwaiq Sculpture 2024 is now live. Applications will close on August 31, 2023.

Applications are open to artists from around the world who have at least five years of experience in sculpting and exhibiting in outdoor spaces and galleries. Artists are invited to send their proposals in response to the curatorial theme ‘Dimensions of Movement‘.

Following a rigorous review process, 30 local and international sculptors will be invited to participate in the symposium, where they will create large scale sculptures in a live setting, made from Saudi-sourced granite of three different colors.

Participating artists will be invited to stay in Riyadh throughout the creation period, with materials, tools and assistants being provided to them. In addition to an artist fee, the program offers all expenses, including accommodation as well as return flights for international artists.

Further details about participating in Tuwaiq Sculpture are in the Artist Open Call Invitation document, which can be found in the Related Links section on this page.

To apply please complete the application form at the bottom of this page.

Tuwaiq Sculpture 2024 will take place from January to February in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.

Tuwaiq Sculpture 2024
Tuwaiq Sculpture 2024

The popular Riyadh Art festival is returning for a fifth edition with the theme of “Dimensions of Movement”.

The new theme is about progress, specifically Riyadh’s continuous developments and breaking boundaries.

Tuwaiq Sculpture 2024 is coming
Tuwaiq Sculpture 2024 is coming

To participate in Tuwaiq Sculpture 2024, artists can apply

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is open until Thursday August 31. A total of 30 artists will be selected to craft their works at the

Tuwaiq Sculpture is an annual event consisting of local and international artists where you can put your hard hat on and actually see them sculpting.

So, at Tuwaiq Sculpture 2024, you will be able to see the selected artists sculpt right in front of you. Following the live sculpting, a free six-day Tuwaiq Sculpture exhibition displayed all 30 completed artworks.

The art festival also holds interactive workshops and talks.

Watch artists at work at Tuwaiq Sculpture 2024
Watch artists at work at Tuwaiq Sculpture 2024

Last year’s theme was “Energy of Harmony” and showcased the basic characteristics of human existence.

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