What's On

Find out about all of the exciting activities and events happening at Qatar Museums. Our wide range of programmes – including exhibitions, talks, tours and family activities – offers something for everyone.


See a list of recent past exhibitions.

Featured Exhibitions

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Exhibition

Art Mill Museum 2030

Until 30 March 2023

Until 30 March 2023 | Free Admission, No Tickets Required This exhibition is set across 2 locations: Site #1 Qatar Flour Mills Warehouse and Site #2 Al Najada Heritage House # 15. Shuttle bus schedule to Site #1 listed below.

Explore the vision behind the future museum of international modern and contemporary art, due to open in Doha in 2030.

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Exhibition

The Majlis: A Meeting Place

Until 31 March 2023

Until 31 March 2023

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Exhibition

Visit Raku Jikinyū’s ode to Qatar in this exhibition comprising fourteen ceremonial tea bowls.

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Children and Youth
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Children and Youth
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Adults

Workshop

Art Lesson with artist Ismail Azzam.

Every Sunday and Monday

Every Sunday and Monday

Hone your artistic talent and widen your knowledge of artistic materials with Iraqi artist Ismail Azzam at Mathaf: Arab Museum of Modern Art.

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Students

Workshop

Discovery Programmes

Sunday–Wednesday

Sunday–Wednesday

Learn about Qatar’s history and culture through educational games inspired by Qatari traditions.

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A man with a dip pen in his hand practices Arabic calligraphy on a white piece of paper
Adults

Workshop

Ruq'ah beginners (Women)

5 February – 8 February 2023

5 February – 8 February 2023

Join us to learn one of the most common and widely used Arabic calligraphy scripts.

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Adults

Workshop

Re: Recreating, Reimagining and Repurposing Work

5 February 2023 – 20 February 2023

5 February 2023 – 20 February 2023

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Join us for a creative workshop that enables you to reimagine objects of your past in new shapes and forms.

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Adults

Workshop

Creating Contemporary Wooden Sculptures

Select days in February

Select days in February

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In this workshop, participants will develop a wood design from 2D technical drawings, which will be cut and assembled by a carpenter. They will also learn about primary colour theory and apply it to their wooden sculptures.

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Adults

Workshop

The Kimono and the Abaya: Cultural Hybrids through Fashion

Select Wednesdays and Thursdays in February

Select Wednesdays and Thursdays in February

In this workshop participants will experiment with reusing the fabric from abayas and kimonos to create a hybrid design that features the style and essence of both garments.

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Adults

Workshop

The Monobloc: A Chair for One, A Chair for All

Select Wednesdays and Thursdays in February

Select Wednesdays and Thursdays in February

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Participants are invited to deconstruct a Monobloc chair with the aim of transforming the chairs from mass-produced, to objects with their own identity and narrative.

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Finding Joy workshop
Adults

Workshop

Finding Joy With Noor Abuissa

11 February 2023 – 25 February 2023

11 February 2023 – 25 February 2023

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Children and Youth

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Ottoman Design

Saturday 11 February 2023

Saturday 11 February 2023

Learn about the basics of Ottoman islimi design, painting, gilding, and brushwork techniques.

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Adults

Workshop

Souq Al Haraj: Urban Field Lab in Al Najma

Select Saturdays in February

Select Saturdays in February

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This Urban Field Lab workshop will focus on Souq Al Haraj in the Al Najma area. Participants will research and document the souq and its role in the neighbourhood and create an 'urban collage' representing their findings and observations.

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