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 who wish to contribute to the local community through promoting art and culture in Jeddah and aims at building bridges with the outside art world. We would like 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.

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