The Dubai International Art Centre (DIAC) is a non profit organisation offering an integral environment for artistic expression. It is committed to culturally and creatively enrich the local community by developing, stimulating, nurturing, encouraging and promoting artists, enthusiasts and art.

DIAC is owned by the members and managed by a board of directors. It is the premiere center for arts education in Dubai, offering the community over 80 different art courses and workshops, language courses, and gallery exhibitions. DIAC was founded in 1976 by the initiative of a few artists and art enthusiasts residing in Dubai. Today membership stands at over 1,100 from 67 different nationalities and growing.

DIAC's primary goals are to promote arts in the GCC and Middle Eastern region by exhibiting artists" work, offering a range of professionally taught courses year round, and giving teaching opportunities for qualified professional artists.

Gallery 76

Located in DIAC, since opening in January 2005, Gallery 76 has introduced to local, national and international audiences new ideas and a fresh vision. Major shows have included local emerging and international artists, creating a context for a broad understanding of, and dialogues about contemporary visual art. One of our goals is to nurture the emerging art scene in Dubai with exhibitions every month. Our exhibitions include paintings, sculpture, photography, and installations.

Gallery 76 is located within the Dubai International Art Centre at Street 75b, Villa No. 27, Near Town Centre, Jumeira Beach Road