The Importance of Fine Art to Sustain the Cultural Heritage in Oman


  • Najlaa Salim Al Saadi SQU



Oman, Fine Art, Sustain, Culture Heritage


Cultural heritage can be substantially important for the country as well as a community. The cultural distinctions and variations for different countries create different forms of art specific to the country. The current study has attempted to analyse the relevance of fine arts for sustaining cultural heritage in Oman. The current study has found out that fine arts in Oman have been substantially impacted by the cultural traditions and customs in the country. Artworks and different types of handicrafts in Oman are based on local traditions and customs. Therefore, fine arts in Oman represent the culture of the country. In addition, the study found out that there are other forms of fine arts such as historical buildings, handicrafts, ceramics that also represent the culture of the country. The study has also found out different challenges faced by the craftsmen in the country while preparing handicrafts.

Author Biography

  • Najlaa Salim Al Saadi, SQU

    Sultan Qaboos University 

    Art Education 

    Assistant Professor


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