Culture Summit is a forum that convenes leaders from the fields of the arts, design, heritage, media, museums, public policy and technology, to identify ways in which culture can transform societies and communities worldwide. In April 2019, Culture Summit welcomed more than 480 participants from 90 countries. Experts led panels and workshops on art, museums, cultural heritage, media and technology.
Organised by the Department of Culture and Tourism - Abu Dhabi, Culture Summit Abu Dhabi brings cultural leaders, artists and performers to the capital of the United Arab Emirates for an extraordinary forum of knowledge exchange, debate and policy development. Culture Summit partners include UNESCO, the Solomon R. Guggenheim Foundation and Museum, the Royal Academy of Arts, The Economist Events, Google, UNCTAD, Louvre Abu Dhabi, Emirates Diplomatic Academy and Berklee Abu Dhabi.