Experience Take Part Today Find out about everything we have to offer and start planning your next visit. Explore our exhibitions and learn more about our incredible collection. View our museums and galleries, heritage sites and public art initiatives below. - Any - Public art Museums & galleries Cultural heritage Libraries YEARS OF CULTURE Filter by Tag moreAl ZubarahArchitectureCollectionCompetitionContemporary ArtEventExhibitionFacilityHeritage SiteMathafMIARestoration ProjectSculptureSportVenue - Any - On now Future Past Clear Filter Showing 45 stories- On nowFuturePastView: List | Map POUCE (THUMB)–1965-2016 The installation of César's "Pouce" in Souq Waqif continues the program of installations by major artists at unexpected locations throughout Qatar. LIAM GILLICK–Folded Extracted Personified Liam Gillick’s "Folded Extracted Personified" is a large-scale interactive work installed throughout MIA Park consisting of multiple unique “head-in-the-hole” panels. EXHIBITIONS–EXHIBITION MAIN PAGE The Museum of Islamic Art invites people to learn about the full scope of Islamic art, across three continents and over 1,400 years. Cultural Heritage Management–Means and Methods We engage in archaeological field work daily and are continuously excavating and conserving heritage sites across Qatar. Settlements of Qatar–Ancient Towns Remains of ancient settlements can be found across Qatar, offering an insight to previous times. Airport installations –Inspiration for travellers These pieces prove that art can be enjoyed far beyond the confines of a gallery. The Miraculous Journey by Damien Hirst–Wonder and awe This bold commission instills wonder and awe, and celebrates the beauty of life. East-west / West-east by Richard Serra–Sculpture in the desert This breathtaking piece will stimulate conversation and open minds. Museum of Islamic Art (MIA)–World class Islamic art The Museum of Islamic Art invites people to learn about the full scope of Islamic art, across three continents and over 1,400 years. MATHAF: ARAB MUSEUM OF MODERN ART–An Arab perspective on modern art This is a boundary-breaking museum that asks the local community to celebrate the present-day creativity of the Arab world. Public art–Culture everywhere We bring culture - experimental and disruptive - to the streets of Doha on a huge scale. Museums & galleries–A network to inspire a generation Our institutions motivate local communities, tackle subjects that permeate everyday lives, and create the conditions for creativity to flourish. Cultural heritage–Keeping history alive From fortresses and old palaces, to mosques and souqs, the archeology team excavate, restore and protect the parts of Qatar developed long ago. Al Zubarah–A UNESCO World Heritage Site Recently made a UNESCO World Heritage site, Zubarah allows us to discover Qatar’s cultural identity. TEMPORARY PUBLIC ART We commission and invite artists to create temporary public art that can respond to certain ongoing events and encourage dialogue amongst the community. Lusail Handball Installations–Reaching High These pieces celebrate Qatar's commitment to Handball and connect art and sport in the city of Lusail. Garage Gallery, Fire Station–Get close to fresh talent An initiative that provides the perfect springboard for creativity and helps people take their passion to the next level. Towers of Qatar–Watching out for the nation These provide fantastic vistas of the world below, as well as space to connect the Qatari people to the lives of their ancestors. Forts of Qatar–A reflection of the past Scattered across the nation, forts offer a glimpse of a time when tribes were constantly on alert for invading armies. Maman by Louise Bourgeois –Power of placement This piece stops residents and visitors alike in their tracks, allowing them to encounter art in an everyday setting. QM Gallery ALRIWAQ–Art to spark debate A seafront venue that hosts provocative and populist public art projects. QM Gallery Katara–Connecting people with art An intimate venue for public art projects tucked in a bustling community space. Library Catalogue - OPAC Dive deep into the e-catalogue of all QM libraries. Access it via the Online Public Access Catalogue (OPAC). Mathaf Library Explore The Mathaf Library, or Maktaba in Arabic, a research library specializing in modern and contemporary Arab art from the region. MIA Library The Museum of Islamic Art’s Library offers specialist books and monographs on Islamic art, an insightful museum collection and exhibition catalogues. Libraries libraries QATAR GERMANY 2017 2017 QATAR CHINA 2016 2016 QATAR TURKEY 2015 2015 Qatar Uk 2013 January 2013 YEARS OF CULTURE–BUILDING BRIDGES BETWEEN NATIONS BUILDING BRIDGES BETWEEN NATIONS Smoke by Tony Smith–A Monumental Work of Art A monumental asymmetric network rising from the ground in West Bay. Qatar University Installations–Lighting up Campus A series of installations around the common theme of light, that decorate the campus. Wells of Qatar–Historic landmarks Though no longer the indispensible springs they once were, Qatar’s wells are important sources for us and a tool for our research. Cliffs, Carvings and Islands–Other sites to explore As well as Qatar's ancient settlements, towers and forts, there are unique and interesting sites across the country to marvel and explore. Gandhi’s Three Monkeys by Subodh Gupta–An arresting installation Placed in Katara, the bustling cultural village, these sculptures capture attention. NATIONAL MUSEUM OF QATAR–Heartbeat of Our Heritage This museum provides a unique experience for visitors to discover Qatar’s cultural heritage, diverse history, and modern developments. 7 by Richard Serra–Strength in numbers This sculpture pays homage to the spiritual significance of the number seven in Islamic culture. Calligraffiti by El Seed–Colouring Salwa Road Big, bold and unmissable, these murals present a fresh take on a traditional art form. New life for old Qatar–Reviving historic areas Our team reinvigorate historic areas and breathe new life into old buildings and mosques. QATAR CHILDREN’S MUSEUM–Learning to Play STIMULATING AND NURTURING CHILDREN TO DEVELOP CREATIVITY, COMPASSION, GENEROSITY AND TRUSTWORTHINESS, AND CONTRIBUTE CONFIDENTLY TO A SUSTAINABLE FUTURE New Perceval by Sarah Lucas–A slice of British culture A sculpture of a shire horse in Doha's Aspire Park makes for a striking juxtaposition between subject and place. Healthy Living from the Start by Anne Geddes –Transforming a hospital Shot in Doha, these photos capture human potential. Orientalist Museum –A fresh take The only institution of its kind. The collection of fine and applied art document the meeting of diverse cultures. 3-2-1 Qatar Olympic and Sports Museum –Sport is us A museum that demonstrates to the world that sport and Qatar are intrinsically linked.