21,39 Jeddah Arts – a bridge to the outside art world

Illustrating the geographic coordinates of the city (21.5433°N, 39.1728°E), "21,39" seeks to maintain and develop Jeddah at the forefront of Saudi Arabia’s contemporary art scene.

“21,39” illustrates the geographic coordinates of the city of Jeddah (21.5433°N, 39.1728°E) at the forefront of Saudi Arabia’s contemporary art scene.

"21,39" is a non-profit initiative organized by the Saudi Art Council that wishes to contribute to the local community through promoting art and culture in Jeddah and aims at building bridges with the outside art world. Our goal is to help build those bridges by supporting the year-round program which includes curated exhibitions, gallery openings, workshops and a series of talks and discussions.

Over the past 4 years, the partnership between UBS and the Saudi Art Council has showcased the Kingdom’s splendid and rich culture from past to present. “We share the same passion with our clients and art enthusiasts for the dynamic world of contemporary art and enjoy actively supporting collecting activities," expressed Ali Janoudi, Vice-Chairman of the Board, UBS Saudi Arabia. "We are proud to be the main 21,39 Jeddah Arts sponsor."