Following a thorough and ambitious modernisation and development programme the palace's amenities now include:
Museum of Islamic Ceramics (490 square meters)
of fine art (360 square meters)
155 square meters are earmarked for the Information and Communication
Center (graphic department), the Cinema Hall, the Video Library, the Art
and Thought Salon
228 square meters are allocated for Reception and Support Services
(cafeteria, terrace, storehouse, bathrooms and administrative offices)
In respect of the ambitious strategy of the Ministry of Culture and its Fine Arts Sector, the Gezira Art Center is projected to take charge of the following aims:
1-Increasing the public awareness about artistic and cultural experiments and trends to help consolidate civilisation and progress. In this respect, the Gezira Art Center was carefully planned as an integrated part in society. It positively contributes to the country's artistic movement by laying the ground for fruitful dialogue among the intelligentsia, artists and critics on the one hand, and by stimulating the curiosity of its visitors to actively participate in such dialogue on the other.
the unity and integration of the arts by forging the mechanism of
gifted artists to produce innovative ideas and forge new symbols. The
Gezira Art Center is the appropriate medium for conveying these
experiments through generations by staging exhibitions, literary and
cultural salons and artistic programmes.
cooperation with the international community by organising exhibitions
featuring the accomplishments of different schools of art in foreign
more light on domestic and international heritage treasures in the field
of fine arts.
6-Preserving the history and value of Islamic ceramic works by projecting the Museum of Islamic Ceramics as a cultural, educational and enlightenment institution.