Qatar Museums announces a series of activities for March

Qatar Museums announces a series of activities for March

Qatar Living
By Qatar Living

Qatar Museums (QM) has launched several events and activities catering to a wide array of interests and artistic passions, to be hosted across its cultural institutions throughout March.

Citizens and residents can look forward to a range of culturally enriching programmes designed to promote creativity and take art beyond four walls.  

Mathaf: Arab Museum of Modern Art

Story Time for Families Mathaf (Every third Saturday of the month from 10 am -11.30 am)

A monthly activity for children four to nine years old and their families. You and your children can enjoy bilingual stories read in both English and Arabic.

Explore the connections between art and storytelling by visiting Mathaf’s galleries, reading together, and taking part in hands-on learning activities.

To sign up, please click here

World Book Day (20 March from 11 am -12 pm)

World book day is an annual event celebrating the enjoyment of books and reading. The program will show children how to create their own book by writing and illustrating a book.

 For more information contact: mathaf_education@qm.org.qa

Museum of Islamic Art (MIA)

Majlis Book Club (24 March, 6 pm - 7 pm)

Curator-led tours of A Falcon's Eye: Photography

The 4th Floor Galleries have been hosting the Photography and Camera section of the A Falcon's

Eye: Tribute to Sheikh Saoud exhibition.

Join exhibition curator, Dr. Giles Hudson, for an informal tour of the galleries and learn more about the fascinating art of photography and its early history as well as seeing some very unusual cameras!

This is the last photography tour as the exhibition will close on 10 April.

Please click here to sign up.

Curator-led tours of A Falcon's Eye (30 March, 11 am - 12 pm)

Join exhibition curator Dr. Mounia Abudaya for this final tour of MIA's special exhibition, A Falcon's Eye: Tribute to Sheikh Saoud Al Thani.

Sheikh Saoud was responsible for acquiring the foundation collections for many of the QM museums but as well as being an avid collector, he was also an environmentalist dedicated to saving rare species. Learn more about this amazing man and his passion for art and knowledge.

To sign up, please click here.

For the full roster of MIA activities taking place in March, please visit www.mia.org.qa/en/whats-on/calendar-2   

National Museum of Qatar (NMoQ)

Virtual Field Trip for Students (Daily from Sunday to Wednesday, from 8 am - 12 pm via Zoo)

Students can continue to experience NMoQ from the comfort of their classroom. These virtual guided tours are designed to be an engaging and culturally stimulating adventure.

Schools can choose one of the following themes: The Formation of Qatar and Qatar’s Natural Environments, the Archaeology of Qatar, the People of Qatar, or the Modern History of Qatar.

Virtual tours are delivered in Arabic, English, French, Italian, Chinese, Spanish, Turkish, and German.

For more information and booking, drop an email at schoolsnmoq@qm.org.qa

Sketching the Desert Rose (13 and 20 March from 9 am - 11 am)

This workshop introduces participants to the skills of architectural drawing on location. Using the fantastical architecture of NMoQ as a source of inspiration, participants will walk around the building and sketch its different angles.

The workshop is led by artist Mr. Ahed Al Khatib in both Arabic and English.

The cost is 100 QAR. For more information and booking contact at programsnmoq@qm.org.qa

History of Architecture in Qatar (virtual tour) - Mondays: 4 pm - 5 pm (Arabic) and Wednesdays: 3 pm - 4 pm (English)

Have you ever wondered how architecture affects our lives and reflects our culture? Join the architectural virtual tour to engage with the ‘desert rose’ and its iconic symbol.

In this tour, you will explore the past through architecture, from the Old Palace, and throughout the galleries.

Each space reveals the story of our nation, its history, and the astonishing present.

For more information and booking contact at toursnmoq@qm.org.qa

Discovering Qatari Vernacular Architecture

Art workshop+ guided tour for families (20 and 27 March from 4 pm - 6 pm)

Come along to this special event to find out more about the features and elements of the vernacular architecture through a special guided tour.

Then NMoQ artists will lead an art workshop exploring the architectural elements of traditional Qatari mosques and use this as inspiration to create your own mosque model.

For more information and booking contact at programsnmoq@qm.org.qa

Architectural Monuments of the Founder, Sheikh Jassim bin Mohammed bin Thani (24 March from 6 pm – 7 pm)

Speaker: Mr. Mohammed Ali Abdulla

Qatar has a great balance of architectural heritage. Its protection is a necessity to preserve Society’s identity.

For a full list of upcoming events and activities, please visit qm.org.qa

---

Make sure to check out our social media to keep track of the latest content.

Instagram - @qatarliving

Twitter - @qatarliving

Facebook - Qatar Living

YouTube qatarlivingofficial

 

COVID-19 Banner
By Molten Metal• 1 month 4 days ago.
Molten Metal

My favourite ...... as always ......

Log in or register to post comments

More from Qatar Living

COVID-19 field hospital set up at Hazm Mebaireek General Hospital

COVID-19 field hospital set up at Hazm Mebaireek General Hospital

Formed as a permanent structure at Hazm Mebaireek General Hospital, this new field hospital provides an extra 100 acute beds to manage patients with COVID-19.
98.4 percent of vaccinated individuals not infected with COVID-19: health official

98.4 percent of vaccinated individuals not infected with COVID-19: health official

According to a senior health official, 98.4 percent of the people who have been vaccinated against COVID-19 in Qatar have not contracted the virus.
Five places where you can find Ramadan decoration items in Qatar

Five places where you can find Ramadan decoration items in Qatar

If you are planning to make a special Ramadan cornet at your home, worry not! We have got you covered.
Here are a few tips for fasting individuals to avoid headaches during Ramadan

Here are a few tips for fasting individuals to avoid headaches during Ramadan

Headaches are caused due to several reasons including less fluid intake, rapid diet change, different sleeping patterns as fasting individuals stay up late at night. 
WATCH: Qatar observes the Holy Month of Ramadan

WATCH: Qatar observes the Holy Month of Ramadan

Ramadan is the ninth month of the Hijri calendar. According to what date the moon is sighted, it can be 29 days or 30. 
WATCH: How to renew your health card in Qatar

WATCH: How to renew your health card in Qatar

Renewing health cards can be simply done through the government online portal or by visiting Hamad Medical Corporation (HMC) facility or a health center affiliated to the Primary Health Care Corporation (PHCC).
WATCH: See clearly in any situation with Hyundai’s 2021 Santa Fe

WATCH: See clearly in any situation with Hyundai’s 2021 Santa Fe

Hyundai’s new Santa Fe features some of the latest smart technologies and a fresh new body to maximize the safety and comfort of your next journey.
WATCH: QL Exclusive: An interview with the social media influencer, Haneen Al Saify

WATCH: QL Exclusive: An interview with the social media influencer, Haneen Al Saify

Qatar Living speaks to the social media influencer and entrepreneur, Haneen Al Saify, to learn more about her journey since she started blogging.