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Bracken's Brown Beauty Magnolia by Allan Gill is part of Nestled in Nature. Courtesy The Empty Quarter
Bracken's Brown Beauty Magnolia by Allan Gill is part of Nestled in Nature. Courtesy The Empty Quarter

Five Things to Do Today: see some nature art

Attend the opening of Lure of Beauty, submit some art to Cafe Arabia Goes Pink, attend a pop-up shop of pre-loved clothes, and take the kids to Caboodle's Autumn Workshop.

See the exhibition Nestled in Nature. The works of Allan Gill, Waleed Marhoum and Beth Moon illustrate the turbulent world of landscapes, haunting images of the forest and even beauty that technology contributes to nature. From 10am to 10pm, The Empty Quarter, Building 2, DIFC Gate Village, Dubai, 04 323 1210, www.theemptyquarter.com

Catch the opening of Lure of Beauty, which documents 100 years of fashion drawings and photography, from the early 20th century to the turn of the millennium. Containing 350 illustrations and photographs, this collection brings to life the various styles that were in vogue during the course of the century. From 8am to 8pm, Sharjah Art Museum, Sharjah, 06 568 8222, <URL destination="http://www.sharjahmuseums.ae%20">www.sharjahmuseums.ae

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Submit a piece of art to the Cafe Arabia Goes Pink exhibition, which will feature pink artwork from local artists of all ages. Artists are invited to bring their work for display in advance of the October 3 event, which will include sales of pink cakes. Proceeds go to the Breast Cancer Arabia Foundation. Visit www.facebook.com/CafeArabia for details

Attend the My Ex Wardrobe pop-up shop, a social event for ladies where you can find pre-loved clothes and accessories and enjoy complimentary beverages and canapés. From 7pm to 10pm, Ruth’s Chris Steak House, The Address Dubai Marina. Register to sell items at www.myexwardrobe.com

Take the kids to the Caboodle Autumn Workshop, where a host of activities await – stamping leaves onto a card, creating insects out of twigs and sticks, decorating their own glittery leaf. From 3pm to 7pm, Dh75 per child for two hours, Caboodle Pamper & Play, second floor, The Dubai Mall, near Galeries Lafayette parking, 04 325 3367, www.caboodle.ae

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