Creative Global Network for the Visual Arts



START is non-profit art education programme founded by Art Dubai which enables young people who have limited access to the visual arts, to enjoy workshops with artists and designers in their community.

Website: http://startworld.org
Location: Jordan/Dubai
Members: 11
Latest Activity: Aug 8, 2012

In March 2007 START was launched

START Is a magical Art education Programme and strives to make a DIFFERENCE.

WHAT START delivers practical arts education to young people.

HOW START organises gallery tours, artist’s lectures, exhibitions and workshops.

WHO START works with all young people in the community but aims to reach out specifically to teens with special needs, orphans, refugees and working children.

WHY START enriches the lives of young people by helping them to discover their talents and develop new skills they can be proud of.


ARTITSTS START workshops are taught by practising arts professionals who volunteer within the Middle East

PARTNERS START establishes each project with the flexibility to work within a variety of gallery and museum spaces

TRAINING START offers training which is tailored to assist volunteers to teach young people within the community

FUNDING START is a non-profit programme. We are funded from donations and devote this money to purchasing art supplies and organising art workshops


START has currently worked in Dubai,Jordan and Lebanon and has helped over 1000 young people to enjoy art workshops with visual artists, designers, architects and curators. For the programme we need to find project sponsors so that we can reach more young people with creative opportunities.

Discussion Forum

ART is Magic

Started by laila demashqieh Sep 5, 2009.

START Completes three weeks of Summer school In Jordan 2 Replies

Started by laila demashqieh. Last reply by laila demashqieh Aug 6, 2009.

Updates on START'S summer school

Started by laila demashqieh Jul 20, 2009.

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Comment by Barbara Rowell on July 20, 2009 at 14:38
Jacaranda Images have turned some og the great lino cuts made by the artists at the START workshops in Amman into greeting cards. They are for sale at Jacaranda Images and at JARA markets. Proceeds will go back to START to continue the great workshops run by Laila and her volunteers!
Comment by AMIR on March 26, 2009 at 23:44
its a good thing so far

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