Welcome to Qatar Museums libraries – a collection unlike any other in Qatar!

Please feel free to take a look at our E-Catalogue from the comfort of your home. Or if you wish to visit us, stopover at The Museum of Islamic Art’s Library. It is filled with scholarly periodicals on art, including the auction catalogues from around the world. The library offers possibilities for research in a pleasant and peaceful setting.  

At Mathaf the library houses one of the largest and most wide-ranging collections of books and publications on general art history, with a special focus on the Arab world and modern art. We are located in Education City, the library’s proximity to the universities makes it an ideal place to conduct research and study while being surrounded by inspiring artwork.


Library Catalogue

The catalogue of all QM libraries can be accessed 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.