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His Highness The Father Emir Sheikh Hamad bin Khalifa Al Thani visits ‘Picasso-Giacometti’ exhibition

2017

Sheikh Hamad bin Khalifa Al Thani visits ‘Picasso-Giacometti’ exhibition

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Good France at IDAM

7 March 2016

Following the success of the first edition, Goût de France/Good France is back again on 23 March.

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'What About the Art' is coming soon

8 March 2016

Preparations are well underway for the opening of a major exhibition from 15 contemporary Chinese artists curated by internationally acclaimed New York based Chinese artist Cai Guo-Qiang. 

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Take a virtual visit

14 March 2016

The Art for Tomorrow conference was packed with interesting discussions and presentations. During a morning session, Wim Pijbes, Director of the Rijksmuseum in Amsterdam and Giorgia Abeltino, Director of Public Policy at the Google Cultural Institute spoke about museums in the digital world.

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What about the art? Well, What about it?

21 March 2016

Talks by Cai Guo Qiang the Curator, and Xu Bing and Wan Jienwei, two prominent artists featured in the exhibition What about the art? took place on 13 March at MIA.

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QM at QIFF

23 March 2016

Qatar Museums exciting programme of activities will raise awareness of healthy lifestyles and promote healthy eating will be a key feature of the Qatar International Food Festival. 

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Marvellous Creatures in Toronto

13 April 2016

The wonderful ‘Marvellous Creatures: Animal Fables in Islamic Art’ exhibition held in the Museum of Islamic Art (MIA) between March and July 2015 attracted tens of thousands of visitors. 

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Qatar Museums Self Guided Tours

22 May 2016

Use this guide to take a few hours to explore the cultural side of Qatar.

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Mathaf Curatorial Summer Camp 2016

4th September 2016

An evening of presentations and discussions around the subject of archives and institution building takes place 5pm, Monday 5 September, as part of the Museum’s annual Curatorial Summer Camp 2016 (4-9 September 2016).

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THE WINNERS: LUC TUYMANS CHALLENGE

12 January 2016

As a part of Tuymans' Intolerance exhibition, Qatar’s creative community were challenged to express their views of world events though art. Here are the winning pieces.

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