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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.


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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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The Majlis: A Meeting Place

Until 31 March 2023

Until 31 March 2023

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

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Baghdad: Eye’s Delight

Until 25 February 2023

Until 25 February 2023

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Baghdad: Eye’s Delight celebrates Baghdad as the most important and influential city in the Islamic world.

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Wooden miniature model the development board building in Baghdad in 1957

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City of Mirage: Baghdad, from Wright to Venturi, 1952-1982

Until 25 February 2023

Until 25 February 2023 | Located on the fourth floor, MIA.

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This exhibition highlights architectural projects from decades of great historical significance for the city of Baghdad.

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Tour

Baghdad: Eye’s Delight Curator-led Tour

Various Tuesdays and Wednesdays through January and February

Various Tuesdays and Wednesdays through January and February

Learn about Baghdad, one of the most important and influential cities in the Islamic world in this curator-led tour at the Museum of Islamic Art.

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

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Yayoi Kusama: My Soul Blooms Forever

Until 1 March 2023

Until 1 March 2023 | Location: MIA Park Hours: 10am–8pm Tickets are required for entry to Infinity Mirrored Room - Dancing Lights that Flew Up to the Universe (2019). Please arrive on time for your selected time slot.

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This presentation of works by Yayoi Kusama is the largest outdoor exhibition to take place in the Gulf region.

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Children and Youth

Story Time

Reading Goals

First Tuesday of every month

First Tuesday of every month

Join this football-inspired story time and take part in FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022™ Generation Amazing activities.

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Tour

Library Tour

Daily

Daily

Learn your way around the Museum of Islamic Art library and make the most of a valuable resource.

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Adults

Tour

Join our museum guides for a tour of MIA's outstanding collection of Islamic art objects, stretching over 1400 years and three continents.

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Families and children

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Saturday Colouring in the Library

First Saturday of every month

First Saturday of every month

Spend some quality family time at MIA Library and colour interesting Islamic art patterns.

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Children and Youth

Event

Family day: Baghdad: Eye’s Delight

28 January and 11 February 2023

28 January and 11 February 2023

Join us for a Family Day in celebration of the Baghdad: Eye’s Delight exhibition at the Museum of Islamic Art.

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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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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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