Creative Resources

For all your artistic needs

We are dedicated to helping the next generation of artistic talent flourish. For this reason, we have compiled a list of resources for budding creatives, located across Doha.

They provide everything you need to develop your hobby into a fully-fledged passion, and perhaps one day a career.

From art and craft shops, bookstores and picture framers, to digital printers, workshops, community spaces, and classes on various skills, you will find everything you need here. Read on and be inspired to create.

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Al Koot Fort Museum

An 1880 built police station and jail that now houses handicrafts, historical ornaments, photos of daily life, and much more.

Al Koot Fort
Qatar
Sunday to Saturday, mornings and evenings, except Friday only evenings

Al Markhiya Gallery

Situated in a traditional Qatari house, the permanent collection contains art from across the Arab world, including textiles, paintings, photography, glasswork and sculptures.

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Al Markhiya Gallery
Souq Waqif Doha
Qatar
Sat-Thu 10am-noon and 4pm-10pm, Fri 4pm-10pm- Tel: 4442 3099

Al Mushiri Co. - Bernina Dealership

The local dealer for Bernina sewing machines, with supplies that cater for all sewing needs.

Al Mushiri Co. - Bernina Dealership
Qatar
Sun-Thurs: 7:30am-1:30pm, 5:00pm-8:30pm - Tel: 4443599

Al Rawnaa Stationery

Especially good for children’s materials, this shop has a range of affordable art tools, from pens and pencils to canvases and craft tools.

Al Rawnaa Stationery
Qatar
Sat-Thu 8am-12.45pm, 4pm-11pm; Fri 4pm-11pm Tel: 4488 1878

Alwan Stationery

Sells everything from spray painting materials, stencils and canvases to origami and jewelry-making kits. It also has a vast range of paints.

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Alwan
Qatar
Sat-Thurs: 10am-10pm, Fri: 2-10pm - Tel: 4411 5286

Anima Gallery

A contemporary space that promotes and celebrates international, local and regional artists. It has a lounge and café, where creatives can relax and interact.

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30 La Croisette, Porto Arabia
The Pearl Doha
Qatar
Sat-Thurs: 10am-10pm, Fri: 2-10pm

Ankaboot

An online community where artists, designers and makers can share their work, invite comment and stimulate debate. You can also source grants to fund exhibitions and connect to available spaces at home and abroad.

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Qatar
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Arab Postal Stamps Museum

A small stamp centre nestled in the streets of Katara. It holds a collection of stamps that covers 22 Arab countries as well as historic equipment. It also has a small library.

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Building 22
Katara Cultural Village Doha
Qatar
Sun-Thurs: 7am – 1.30pm, Fri: 4pm – 9pm - Tel: 4409 1077

Art Elements

A well-stocked art supplier with a diverse range of products for drawing and painting on different surfaces, decoupage, marbling and clay work.

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The Gate Mall
Qatar
Mon-Sun: 10am - 10pm, Friday 3pm -10pm - Tel 4407 7174

Art Gallery Qatar

As well as transforming photos into paintings in oil, charcoal, pencil, water-colour, they offer framing services and have over 100 frames to choose from.

Qatar
Mon-Sun: 10:00am-10.00pm, 4pm to 10pm - Tel 4464 0597

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