Shamma bint Mohammed visits Tate Modern and London National Gallery

Shamma bint Mohammed visits Tate Modern and London National Gallery

AL AIN, 28th July, 2022 (WAM) -- Sheikha Dr. Shamma bint Mohammed bin Khalid Al Nahyan, Chairperson of the Board of Directors of the Sheikh Mohammed bin Khalid Al Nahyan Cultural and Educational Institutions, has visited the Tate Modern Museum, one of Britain’s national museums and galleries that houses a collection of many modern British and international paintings, objects and sculptures some of which date back to 1900.

This came during her visit to the museum and part of her cultural activities.

Sheikha Shamma was greeted by Maurizio, who expressed his gratitude for her visit to the Museum. Then he led Sheikha Shamma through the museum’s various sections, providing a wealth of information about its various holdings, artists, and artistic histories.

Sheikha Dr. Shamma said at the end of her visit, "I am happy to be in this primitive place, which contains within its walls the creations of many British artists and creators as well as other countries around the world." Thus, art serves as a strong link that connects humanity and serves as a framework for creativity, beauty, and thought. It is a critical focus in achieving positive communication between various societies and cultures... Within the Tate Gallery and Museum today, I witnessed a one-of-a-kind experience in exporting the value of art in human life. One of the most striking scenes that drew my attention was the presence of young children visiting the museum. The museum’s team deserves all of the appreciation and thanks for their efforts in promoting arts, creativity and humanity within the child’s mind.’ She also visited London’s National Gallery, which features paintings and artistic creations dating back to the 13thcentury. Among the artists on display are Van Gogh, Rembrandt, Michelangelo, Da Vinci, among others. In addition to touring the gallery’s different sections, she learned about its history.

As she concluded her visit, she said :’ I am very delighted with my visit today, which confirmed what I am calling for regarding the value of arts and their role in shaping civilisation’s cultural and social history.’