SOURCE: CN TRAVELER
BY: JENNA SCATENA
Look out Dubai: Abu Dhabi is quickly rising on the Gulf’s arts and culture scene. Perhaps its biggest credibility boost is its most recent art opening: The Louvre Abu Dhabi, a stunning waterfront art and civilization museum designed by Pritzker Prize-winning architect Jean Nouvel. The opening put Abu Dhabi’s percolating museum and gallery scene in the international spotlight, but there’s more to discover beyond the headline-grabbing new acts, thanks to a foundation of history museums and boutique galleries showcasing Emirati artists. To point you in the right direction, we’ve compiled this list of our picks for Abu Dhabi’s best museums, from the big and bold to the obscure yet entirely relevant.