The Royal Institute of Traditional Arts

The Royal Institute of Traditional Arts is a government entity that is committed to protect and demonstrate the traditional arts of Saudi Arabia. This significant role helps preserve the country's cultural heritage for future generations to come.

The Royal Institute of Traditional Arts was established in 2020 under the chairmanship of His Royal Highness Prince Mohammed bin Salman bin Abdulaziz, Crown Prince and Prime Minister. It champions the mission to promote and preserve traditional arts in Saudi Arabia through participating in education and training, raising awareness, and increasing the visibility of art both locally and internationally.

The Institute concentrates its efforts on traditional arts such as calligraphy, embroidery, textile art, jewelry making, and other forms of visual and performing arts. These art categories are an integral part of the Kingdom and have played a major role in shaping its history and culture.

By storytelling the artistic history, traditional artworks, and the stories of artists, the Institute aims to represent the culture of Saudi Arabia while preserving the originality of these arts. The Institute also encourages those interested in traditional arts to learn, master, and develop their skills in these fields. Saudi citizens around the Kingdom are playing a key role in shaping and preserving this cultural heritage for future generations.

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