Events this week June 2 – 8

Events this week June 2 – 8

QL Events
By QL Events

This week in Qatar, an array of enriching events awaits, promising to captivate diverse interests. Music enthusiasts can revel in the Qatar Philharmonic Orchestra's "Brass Brilliance" concert, while art lovers can immerse themselves in exhibitions such as "Neighbours of the Sea" and "Etheralscape" at the Fire Station Gallery. The IAID Student Artists Exhibition, running until June 8, showcases vibrant artworks inspired by Georgia O'Keeffe. Additionally, the Moroccan Stamps and Notes Exhibition at Katara and the "Explore Carpets" workshop at MIA offer cultural deep dives. From the dynamic "Hack 48 Qatar" sustainability hackathon to the engaging Hajj and Umrah programme for young learners, there’s something for everyone to enjoy and explore.

 

Brass Brilliance

Experience the melodies of the Qatar Philharmonic Orchestra’s brass section soloists at a captivating concert featuring the extraordinary vocals of Paola Polinori. The orchestra presents a diverse programme spanning centuries of musical innovation. From the spirited Renaissance sounds of Holborne's The Fairy Round to the evocative contemporary compositions of Crespo's Ballade for Two Wings and Parker’s A Londoner in New York, journey through an eclectic mix of genres, from classical to folk, as the orchestra presents an unforgettable performance showcasing the talent and versatility of its musicians.

Date: June 8, 2024

Timings: 7.30 pm

Location: Auditorium 3, QNCC

Access: Tickets on Q-Tickets

 

 ‘Neighbours of the Sea’ Exhibition

This exhibition presents the vision of artists Wafika Sultan Al-Issa and Hassan Al-Mulla, who are considered among the pioneers of fine art in Qatar. “Neighbours of the Sea” presents an intersection area for the artists despite the difference in the method of expression and artistic style, where the local environment and culture constitute a meeting point and a common inspiration for both. The exhibition presents more than 30 mixed-media paintings, some of which were created by the artists during their residency at the Fire Station Ruwad in Residence (2021-2023).

Date: 5 June - 17 August 2024

Timings: Sat – Thur 9am – 7 pm

                Fri: 1.30 pm – 7pm

Location: Gallery 4, Fire Station

Access: Free

 

Etheralscape’ Immersive Art Installation

Etheralscape is an immersive art installation by Dr. AlKhuzama AlHarami and Guillaume Rouseré that merges the art of image and sound and delves into the interaction between nature and modern society. As visitors step into the space, they will be immersed in a sensory experience that combines captivating video projects of desert landscapes and calligraphy, with immersive soundscapes drawn from desert field recordings and other evocative sounds. The exhibition provides a peaceful escape for meditation which provides the opportunity to relax and take a break from the noise and stress of daily life.

Date: 5 June - 17 August 2024

Timings: Sat – Thur 9am – 7 pm

Fri: 1.30 pm – 7pm

Location: Gallery 3 , Fire Station

Access: Free

 

IAID Student Artists Exhibition 2024 ‘At the Garden of O'Keeffe’

IAID, in collaboration with the Fire Station "Artists in Residence", will hold the IAID Student Artists Exhibition 2024 titled "At the Garden of O'Keeffe." This exhibition, showcasing 55 student artworks inspired by Georgia O'Keeffe, will run from 1 to 8 June 2024 at the Fire Station Annex (above café 999). Featuring pieces from IAID's Visual and Studio Arts course, the exhibition captures O'Keeffe's distinctive style through vibrant floral compositions and abstract landscapes.

Date: Till June 8, 2024

Timings: Sat – Thur 9am – 7 pm

                Fri: 1.30 pm – 7pm

Location: Annex, Fire Station

Access: Free

 

The Moroccan Stamps and Notes Exhibition

 Cultural Village Foundation - Katara in cooperation with the Qatar Philatelic Center present

"The Moroccan Stamps and Notes" Exhibition

Date: Till June 15, 2024

Timings: 10 am to 10 pm

Location: Building 22, Katara

Access: Free

 

Explore Carpets in MIA Workshop                                     

Experience the rich history of Islamic carpets at the Museum of Islamic Art (MIA). Attend this workshop to learn about the most important collections of Islamic carpets stories hidden inside within each artefact.

Date: June 5, 2024

Timings:  3 pm - 5 pm

Location: MIA atrium

Access: Free

 

Summer Trade Fair           

                                             

The Summer Trade Fair in Katara is back with diverse offerings of clothing, textiles, toys, commodities, and more.

Date: Till June 13, 2024

Timings: 10 am – 10 pm

Location: South parking, Katara Cultural Village

Access: Free

 

Hack 48 Qatar – Sustainability Hackathon                                                                               

Hack48 is a dynamic 2-day sustainability innovation hackathon where innovators, coders, designers, and marketers collaborate and compete.

Date: June 6-8, 2024

Timings: 4 pm – 6pm

Location:  Workinton, M7, Msheireb

Access: Free, registration mandatory

 

Hajj and Umrah Programme

Young participants from 8 –11 year olds can visit the Museum of Islamic Art’s (MIA) galleries and explore the most important pieces associated with Hajj and Umrah in order to explore and learn the differences between them.

Date: June 5, 2024

Timings: 4 pm to 5.30 pm

Location: MIA Library

Access: Free but register on whatsonatmia@qm.org.qa

 

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