ARTE is inviting everyone to gear up for a memorable road trip to a very special edition of the UAE craft marketplace, this to be regular monthly market event will take of this Friday, 18th April, 2014 in Al Hamra Mall, Ras Al Khaimah, and continue to be held every 3rd Friday of the month. The market will run from 12 noon until 7pm and feature an exciting selection of bright artisan talents and craft cottage businesses.
Prepare to be tempted! Whether selecting a unique gift for friends and family, or browsing for personal pleasure, this exceptional shopping treat will be topped off by meeting the maker and having the option to discuss your own custom made piece in art or craft, to wow your friends with specially made one of a kind pieces and to discover a bespoke design service that will make you the envy of the street.
Here is your chance to encourage and support RAK’s independent creative community. Don’t expect to find mass produced or imported goods here. What you will find are talented artists handpicked for their artistry skills and unique vision offering items you never knew existed and that you may never see again.
ARTE seeks to nurture a local handmade economy and environment by organizing and promoting craft markets, offering opportunities for social crafting and creative expression, and educating the public about the personal and commercial value of handcrafting.
Today, ARTE boasts a network of over 4200 artisans, from over 35 different countries, who have benefitted from the safety and crucial opportunity that ARTE offers them to launch their own businesses during the challenging economic environment.
Miriam Walsh or Paul Townsend
Co-Founders of Artisans of the Emirates
Tel: +971 50 4567481