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Media release.
Published: 06-Mar-2015 09:22 am
Publisher: Jumeirah Group

Dubai, 04 March 2015:  Jumeirah Creekside Hotel, in conjunction with Art Dubai, will host an art exhibition by Des Spencer, one of today’s most innovative Australian artists.

Coinciding with the ninth edition of Art Dubai, the exhibition is scheduled to take place on the grounds of Jumeirah Creekside Hotel from 19 March to 30 April 2015. 

Des Spencer’s canvas paintings are inspired by his observations of the world around him and his creative output over the past two decades has cemented his reputation as a leading international artist.

The first highlight of this exhibition will be the ‘Ultimate ART Experience,’ a one-on-one session offering people the chance to recreate one of Des Spencer’s paintings on canvas under his guidance. Des will offer this experience on 19 and 26 March 2015 to the Manzil students who visit Jumeirah Creekside Hotel every Thursday as part of their vocational training programme. Manzil is a non-profit education centre for children and young adults with special needs, and Jumeirah Creekside Hotel supports the centre throughout the year with a number of projects based around inclusion and vocational training for the students. Des will perform live painting sessions within the hotel on a daily basis from 9am to 1pm and during Easter brunch on 3 April 2015 for children in  Nomad.

Jumeirah Creekside Hotel brings together distinctive architectural features, design furniture and a specially commissioned art collection.  The collection has been specially commissioned to connect the hotel to the region’s vibrant art and cultural heritage. Providing a renewed perspective on Middle Eastern Contemporary Art, the art is playfully arranged throughout the hotel and its grounds. As a fully integrated part of the hotel environment, these works can be discovered by guests through a series of chance encounters. Comprising of 482 works by 51 contemporary artists and spanning different media including paintings, sculptures, videos, limited edition series and mixed media works.

About Jumeirah Group:

Jumeirah Group, the global luxury hotel company and a member of Dubai Holding, operates a world-class portfolio of hotels and resorts. Jumeirah Hotels & Resorts includes Jumeirah at Etihad Towers in Abu Dhabi; Burj Al Arab Jumeirah, Jumeirah Beach Hotel, Jumeirah Creekside Hotel, Jumeirah Emirates Towers, Jumeirah Zabeel Saray and Madinat Jumeirah in Dubai; Jumeirah Messilah Beach Hotel & Spa in Kuwait; Jumeirah Bilgah Beach Hotel in Baku; Jumeirah Dhevanafushi and Jumeirah Vittaveli in the Maldives; Jumeirah Himalayas Hotel in Shanghai; Jumeirah Frankfurt in Germany; Jumeirah Grand Hotel via Veneto in Rome; Jumeirah Port Soller Hotel & Spa in Mallorca, Spain; Pera Palace Hotel Jumeirah in Istanbul; as well as Jumeirah Carlton Tower and Jumeirah Lowndes Hotel in London. Jumeirah Group also runs the luxury serviced residences brand Jumeirah LivingTM; the wellness brand Talise; Jumeirah Restaurants; Wild Wadi WaterparkTM; The Emirates Academy of Hospitality Management; and SiriusTM, its global loyalty programme.

About Jumeirah Emirates Towers

An architectural masterpiece, Jumeirah Emirates Towers offers luxurious experiences in the heart of UAE’s most dynamic city. Soaring high above the central business and commercial district, Jumeirah Emirates Towers is a dramatic backdrop to Dubai's skyline and a visible statement of the region's growing corporate success. Comprising of two equilateral triangles, this landmark structure is home to an Office Tower, Hotel Tower and shopping Boulevard. The hotel encompasses 400 spacious rooms and suites, 15 world-class restaurants and bars, Talise Fitness, Talise Spa as well as elite shopping and lifestyle attractions at the Boulevard, a unique and prestigious retail destination. Additionally, the award-winning hotel has multiple venues for inspiring events including the grand Godolphin Ballroom seating 500 and 16 Congress and meeting rooms, making it the ideal destination for travellers from all walks of life.

For further information please contact:
Director of External Communications
Jumeirah Group
PO Box 73137, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Telephone: +971-4-364-7955 
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