A history of the world in 100 objects

Are you interested in the history of humanity? Are you ready to travel back in time and around globe to know the interesting facts about humanity and the role of Middle East in human history? It is interesting to get an idea of the human history through 100 historically inclined objects by visiting the exhibition conducted at Manarat Al Saadiyat in Abu Dhabi. Whether it is simple carvings in a stone or a beautifully crafted object in stone, it can tell the story of humans over the years.

If you are interested in human history, and get an idea of that through these 100 objects, then visit the Manarat Al Saadiyat which is an art and cultural centre of 15,400 square meters in Abu Dhabi. In collaboration with BBC Radio 4, British Museum makes an exhibition of its outstanding and matchless collection of these 100 objects at this cultural centre. Located in the stunning Saadiyat Island, this spectacular cultural centre houses many exhibitions of international collections from across the world. It has a 250-seat theatre, three major galleries, an events gallery, a sales centre and a restaurant. Abu Dhabi Tourism & Culture Authority holds permanent spaces at the main galleries of this art and culture centre for exhibitions series and educational programmes organized by them.

By visiting the exhibition venue of this cultural centre, people can connect each other and fill the gaps though arts, which is of course one of the universally accepted languages. Abu Dhabi has a rich culture and heritage and has a significant role in the history of humans. It is true that objects tell stories and for thousands of years people depend on objects and things to explain many things. People rely on them for many reasons like to prove the status of a person, to solve the issues and improve the belief. If you watch an object closely, you may realize that it can delight, intrigue, challenge and make you surprise.

As we are aware that most of the societies from across the world left nothing for the mankind in writing to learn about them. However, we can understand them a great deal through the objects that they have made. If you visit the Manarat Al Saadiyat arts and cultural centre in any day between 23rd April 2014 and 1st August 2014 you can watch these 100 objects to know more about the human history and can compare the similarities and differences between the cultures of the past and the advancement of modern world.

Venue: Manarat Al Saadiyat
Time : 23 April 2014 – 1 August 2014
Between 9 am to 8pm
Suitable for: people of all walks of life like students, educators, historians, children and families
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