Riyadh is home to some of Saudi Arabia’s most extraordinary sites of natural and historical beauty. The city’s beguiling history and landmarks make for a must-visit destination for any cultural enthusiast, with the added benefit of numerous art galleries and historical centers to explore. In 2020 Riyadh was selected by UNESCO as the cultural capital of the Arab world.
Integral to Vision 2030, Riyadh Art is one of the largest public art programs being undertaken in the world today. It is one of the four grand projects conceived by the Royal Commission for Riyadh City to transform the capital into a vibrant, cosmopolitan city.
Comprising more than 1,000 original public art installations across the city created by local and international artists, and supported by two major annual festivals, Riyadh Art will enrich lives through creative joyful experiences.
Creating beautiful and distinctive stations on Riyadh’s Metro and BRT bus system.MORE
Multiple large-scale and impactful Public Art commissions placed at major intersections, bridges and roundabouts.MORE
A sculpture park where everyone can relax with friends and family, and experience contemporary art outside the gallery.MORE
Monumental artworks produced by great contemporary artists allow masters to transform the city into a gallery without walls.MORE
Artistic-designed playgrounds and urban elements located across parks in Riyadh.MORE
This is a statement to the world. A symbol for Riyadh and the cultural aspirations of Vision 2030. A distinctive and unmistakable 21st Century Icon.MORE
Stunning illumination of bridges across the city to emphasize their role as physical, social and emotional connectors with communities.MORE
Creation of a sculpture trail that will highlight and invite exploration of the city and the wadis, encouraging outdoor activity.MORE
Tuwaiq Sculpture is a platform where local and international artists meet, collaborate, and create large-scale public artworks in a live setting.MORE
Four pavilions dedicated to digital art with a community outreach program as a catalysts to inspire dialogue about art and culture.MORE
Integrating public art into the fabric of the citywide network of pedestrian walkways, bridges and footpaths, enticing citizens to explore the city.MORE