Revealed! The Louvre Abu Dhabi's Opening Date
Art alert! The Louvre Abu Dhabi has an opening date - the top museum in the capital's Saadiyat Island will launch on 2 December 2015
Art Media Agency reported that Aurélie Filippetti, the French Minister for Culture, has announced that the museum will open its doors on National Day two years ahead.
Born of an agreement between the governments of UAE and France, the Louvre Abu Dhabi promises to be a force in the region's art world. Jean-Luc Martinez, director of the Louvre in Paris, told Art Media Agency that 300 masterpieces have now been selected for loan to the Louvre Abu Dhabi.