About the Commission

The Visual Arts Commission seeks to nurture the talent of art enthusiasts, practitioners and professionals in Saudi Arabia, and support the production and exhibition of artwork in all its forms, locally and internationally. Through supporting Saudi Arabia’s visual arts, the Commission aims to preserve the Kingdom’s heritage, celebrate the flourishing present, and build a future with culture and creativity at its core.


A prominent regional Visual Arts hub that elevates local art appreciation, provides unparalleled growth opportunities for homegrown talent and empowers practitioners internationally with an inclusive National spirit.


To enable an organic Visual Arts movement in Saudi Arabia by supporting community expression, promoting dialogue through varied engagement opportunities, and by acting as a catalyst for a creative sustainable economy.


  • Visual arts as a conduit for community & interactive expression

  • Visual arts as a tool for dialogue & engagement

  • Visual arts as a catalyst for a creative economy