United Arab Emirates,
XVA, an art gallery owned by Mona Hauser, is located in the Bastakiya district and focuses on Middle Eastern and Islamic art. The gallery hosts rotating exhibits from artists based throughout the region, including Arezu, Mohsen Ahmadvand, and Simeen Farhat. As part of its commitment to promote the arts, XVA frequently hosts and organizes cultural events in the city. Visitors to the gallery will also find a gift shop and a small vegetarian café, and XVA also operates an on-site, boutique hotel.