This iconic Sharjah landmark is now open to the public

After undergoing major restoration works, The Flying Saucer is now open to the public, the Sharjah Art Foundation announced.

Built in the 1970s, the structure has been an icon of emirate with its unique architecture influenced by the fascination with space in the 60s and 70s. Today, the Flying Saucer features new community spaces that will host exhibits, workshops, film viewings and other events.

The exteriors have also been given some attention and the area now has new spaces, a cafe, library, courtyard and multiple activity spaces.

To mark the start of the season, the Flying Saucer will be hosting workshops for children.

Oh, let’s not forget that they have an art library that is open to all.

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The Flying Saucer, Sharjah’s iconic building, opened to the public yesterday. The upper-level Saucer is currently hosting the site-specific multimedia installation ‘Lindsay Seers and Keith Sargent: Nowhere Less Now3 [flying saucer]’. The lower-level Launch Pad features a multi-activity café, an open access library, a sunken courtyard and activity spaces. Part of the Foundation’s restoration project, the new additions to The Flying Saucer aim to serve the needs of artists, creatives and the community. Join the upcoming family-friendly workshops and film screenings at The Flying Saucer by registering through our website. Book your visit now on Free admission. افتتح أمس "الطبق الطائر"، المبنى الأيقوني في الشارقة، حيث يستضيف الطابق العلوي منه العمل التركيبي متعدد الوسائط "لا مكان أقل من الآن3" للفنانين ليندسي سيرس وكيث سارجنت. فيما توفر "منصة الإقلاع" وهي مساحة مجتمعية تحت الأرض: مقهى ومكتبة ومرافق تتيح استضافة أنشطة فنية، وتعمل هذه المساحات الديناميكية على تنشيط المبنى، عبر جعله مركزاً للتجمع والإبداع والتعلم. كما يمكنم الانضمام إلى ورش العمل وعروض الأفلام المخصصة للصغار والعائلات، والتي تقام في المبنى، من خلال التسجيل في موقعنا الإلكتروني. احجزوا زيارتكم الآن عبر الدخول مجاني.

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Health and safety measures are in place to ensure a safe visit for everyone. The Flying Saucer is open from Saturday to Thursday from 9am - 9pm and on Fridays from 4pm - 9pm.

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