Demi Moore and Patrick Swayze would have approved of Manzil Downtown Dubai’s Pottery and Ceramics Workshop. Dubaibased pottery and ceramic art studio Yadawei’s experts will help you with techniques such as wheel throwing, hand building and glazing, let you create your own feats of clay. Every Saturday from 1-4pm, at Boulevard Kitchen Terrace. Dh90 per person for a three-hour session.
DIY transcends homeimprovement projects at hardware brand Speedex’s DIY String Art workshop on March 15. String art is a project where you string coloured threads from point to point to form geometric patterns. The two-hour workshop conducted by Meredith Huston will see you sand, varnish and paint woods and use power tools to drill holes and hammer in nails. From 10am-12pm at Speedex Office, Al Quoz 4. Call 04 339 1929.
Art Nights DIFC is back on March 13, from 7pm at the Gate Avenue, DIFC – the bi-annual event’s theme this year is Art Fresco, which aims to reflect the greenery of the Dubai International Financial Centre area through installations, decor and ambiance.
Highlights this year are pieces by English sculptor Sir Tony Cragg and Italian sculptor Oliviero Rainaldi, and a Marc Jacobs pop-up space. Visit difc.ae