In line with local precautionary measures being taken to halt the spread of the COVID-19 virus, we have decided to close our doors starting 15 March and until further notice.This decision comes after careful consideration of our responsibility to the community. As a center dedicated to the growth of its creative community, our priority is always the health and safety of our visitors, artists, partners, team and the community.

Check out our online program by visiting the What's On page.


Getting Here

From Abu Dhabi City:

Follow the (E10) or Corniche Street towards Port Zayed (Secondary Entrance). Join 20th Street and at the 2nd roundabout turn left.

From Dubai (Travelling on E11):

Take Saadiyat Island / Yas Island exit onto Sheikh Khalifa Highway (E12), Continue onto Sheikh Khalifa Highway following the signs for Port Zayed (Secondary Gate).

Join 20th Street, and at the 2nd roundabout, turn left.

Key landmarks nearby Warehouse421 are Abu Dhabi Vegetable Market and Mina Center.

Opening Times

Tuesday to Sunday 10am - 8pm
Monday Closed


Visitors can park their cars in the available parking spaces next to Warehouse421

Drop off

There is a drop-off/pick-up area located next to Warehouse421 if you are going to be dropped off by your driver, family member or taxi.


What is Warehouse421?

Warehouse421 is a home-grown arts and design centre that focuses on developing the practice of creative professionals, as well as engaging the wider community across the region through immersive learning experiences and a thought-provoking programme of arts and design.


The space was transformed from industrial warehouses located in the Mina Zayed of Abu Dhabi, to become a platform for artistic expression, understanding, and further development of the UAE’s creative community.

What is the purpose of Warehouse421?

Warehouse421 is an emerging creative space, fostering professional creative talent locally and regionally across different spectrum of art-related activities, including learning, making and exhibiting local and regional creations.

We collaboratively work with our partners and the wider community to shape creative thought leaders, and to meaningfully contribute to the creative ecosystem while bolstering the emergent creative community in the UAE and the region.

Where is it located?

Warehouse421 is located in the historical district of Mina Zayed, Abu Dhabi. You can find us on Google Maps.

What are the upcoming exhibitions Warehouse421 is hosting this year?

We are constantly updating our website and social media to keep you up-to-date with our current and forthcoming exhibitions. Please visit this link for further information:

Are the workshops free-of-charge or is there a fee to attend these workshops?

Warehouse421 offers a wide range of monthly workshops and short courses in collaboration with a growing list of community partners. A number of the workshops are offered to the members of the community for free, while others are priced at a fee that takes into account the duration and materials involved, amongst other things.

Please visit this link for further information:

Do I need to pre-register to attend the workshops?

Yes, we do require pre-registration to attend the workshops. Please visit this link to register for the upcoming workshops: