Experience an art gala in Al Quoz: A trio of thought-provoking exhibitions open tonight along Al Serkal Avenue. Try Chinese art exhibition ‘Middle East, Middle Kingdom’ at Gallery Etemad (pictured), ‘High Tension’ at Carbon 12 and ‘vs Him’ at Lawrie Shabibi. From 7pm. Gallery Etemad (04 346 8649). Carbon 12 (050 464 4392). Lawrie Shabibi (04 346 9906).
Get cooking with L’Atelier des Chefs: This company organises innovative cookery classes for all. Whether you’re a complete novice or a seasoned chef, L’Atelier offers something for everyone. Booking required. Prices from Dhs120. Times vary. Le Méridien Dubai, Garhoud, www.atelierdeschefsdubai.com (04 217 0000).
Embark on an Indian journey at Horizon: Feast on fiery and diverse curries, naans and succulent tandoori kebabs. Dhs189 (soft drinks), Dhs229 (house beverages), Dhs289 (premium beverages). 6.30pm-10.30pm. Amwaj Rotana, JBR (04 428 3087).
Sample Splendido’s new organic menu: Splendido chef Corrado Pani has come up with a special organic menu – think Tasmanian mussels, wild king salmon or buffalo mozzarella ravioli with homemade buckwheat pasta papardelle. Prices from Dhs45-150. 7pm-11pm. Until September 28. The Ritz-Carlton Dubai, JBR (04 399 4000).
Meals for kids at The Westin: Kids eat for free at Blue Orange, Hunters, Spice Emporium, Waves and Barasti every Monday night during the Mums’ Night Off promotion. Enjoy a huge array of cuisines that will no doubt satisfy the tastes of even the pickiest eaters. Best of all, it means no cooking – and no washing up. Kids eat free; adult prices vary. Mon 6pm-midnight. Until September 30. The Westin Mina Seyahi Beach Resort, Al Sufouh Road (04 366 7630).