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IN-Q Celebrates Cafe #999’s Grand Opening

22 January 2023

The new authentic Italian concept at the Fire Station is curated by Groupe Ducasse Paris

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Qatar Museums Invites F&B Outlet Operators to Manage a Seaview Restaurant at the Corniche

21 January 2023

Applications are open until 29 January 2023

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Qatar Museums in Search for F&B Outlet Operator of an Ice Cream Kiosk at NMoQ

16 January 2023

Applications are open until 22 January 2023

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Qatar Museums in Search of F&B Outlet Operator for Al Zubarah Visitor Centre

10 January 2023

Applications are open until 22 January 2023

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QATAR MUSEUMS TO MAINTAIN CURRENT TICKET PRICING UNTIL 1 APRIL 2023

29 December 2022

QATAR MUSEUMS TO MAINTAIN CURRENT TICKET PRICING UNTIL 1 APRIL 2023

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Qatar Museums in Search for F&B Outlet Operator for EXPO 2023

28 December 2022

Applications are open until 7th January 2023

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IN-Q Gift Shops Elevate Gifting Experience with its Bespoke Collections

25 December 2022

Create artful moments with amazing keepsakes

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NMoQ Completes Qatar Experience with Good Finds, Healthy Food and Quality Family Time

14 December 2022

Immerse in the Nation’s Art, Culture and Cuisine

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Qatar Museums Installs Several New Public Artworks with the Support of Beautification Committee (Ashghal)

7 December 2022

Works of local, regional and international artists installed at various locations across Doha.

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Enjoy the World Cup Festivities at MIA Park

7 December 2022

Celebrate inspiring art installations, ample space to watch spectacular firework displays from the Corniche and flavourful culinary finds

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Pritzker Prize-Winning Architect Jacques Herzog Previews Architectural Vision for Qatar’s New Lusail Museum at Club Suisse Doha as Part of International Day of Banks Forum

6 December 2022

On 4 December, in recognition of the UN General Assembly International Day of Banks, Club Suisse Doha hosted a forum focused on bilateral relations between Switzerland and Qatar in the areas of business and innovation, as well as cultural exchange.

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Her Excellency Sheikha Al-Mayassa Inaugurates Qatar-TotalEnergies Playground at the National Museum of Qatar

5 December 2022

The Qatar-TotalEnergies Playground, located in the outdoor National Museum of Qatar (NMoQ) was inaugurated on December 4 by Her Excellency Sheikha Al-Mayassa bint Hamad bin Khalifa Al Thani, Chairperson of Qatar Museums and Patrick Pouyanné, Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer at TotalEnergies.

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Qatar Museums Announces Free Entry for Hayya Card Holders and New Extended Opening Hours

3 December 2022

Qatar Museums announced that entry to all museums (with the exception of National Museum of Qatar and the Museum of Islamic Art), will be available free of charge to Hayya Card holders, effective from tomorrow until the end of the FIFA World Cup 2022 Qatar™️

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“Travel Book of Culture” Created by French Artist Lapin Now Available

30 November 2022

Years of Culture brings Qatar to the world with new legacy initiative

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Qatar Museums Invites GCC Residents and Nationals to Experience Qatar's Arts and Culture Offerings

28 November 2022

Qatar Museums Invites GCC Residents and Nationals to Experience Qatar's Arts and Culture Offerings

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Qatar Museums Invite QID Holders to Experience Qatar's Art and Cultural Offerings Free of Charge

27 November 2022

Qatar Museums Invite QID Holders to Experience Qatar's Art and Cultural Offerings Free of Charge

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A Football Fan’s Guide to Qatar Museums

26 November 2022

A Football Fan’s Guide to Qatar Museums

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Portuguese President Marcelo Nuno Duarte Rebelo de Sousa Tours National Museum of Qatar

25 November 2022

Portuguese President Marcelo Nuno Duarte Rebelo de Sousa Tours National Museum of Qatar

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Qatar Museums and University of Wales Trinity Saint David Carry Out Excavation in North Qatar

24 November 2022

‘Landscapes of Faith’ Project Undertakes New Archaeological investigations

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Qatar Museums Opens Exhibition of Renowned Japanese Artist Yayoi Kusama on the Grounds of The Museum of Islamic Art As Part of Qatar Creates

22 November 2022

Nine Sculptures and Installations by Yayoi Kusama, along with 40 New Public Artworks by Celebrated Local, Regional and International Artists Have Transformed Qatar into an Outdoor Art Museum Experience for the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022™

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United Nations Secretary General Visits National Museum of Qatar

21 November 2022

United Nations Secretary General Visits National Museum of Qatar

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Giant Screen at Museum of Islamic Art Showcases Qatar’s Best Attractions

19 November 2022

Giant Screen at Museum of Islamic Art Showcases Qatar’s Best Attractions

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Qatar Museum Unveils Dadu Gardens, a Signature Feature of Dadu, Children’s Museum of Qatar

19 November 2022

Community space for children and families to host series of activities throughout the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 starting 21 November

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Qatari Diar Unveils Al Nehem Above Newly Opened Lusail Boulevard, Celebrating Qatar’s Iconic Marine Animal, the Whale Shark

17 November 2022

Qatari Diar Unveils Al Nehem Above Newly Opened Lusail Boulevard, Celebrating Qatar’s Iconic Marine Animal, the Whale Shark

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M7 Unveils New Exhibitions & Pop-Ups on Display throughout FIFA World Cup

17 November 2022

Qatar’s epicenter for innovation and entrepreneurship in design, fashion and tech showcases local artists and designers in 5 new Exhibitions & pop-ups at M7 in Msheireb Downtown Doha.

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Qatar Museums Share Country’s 75-year Football History with Month-Long Exhibition

15 November 2022

Qatar Museums Share Country’s 75-year Football History with Month-Long Exhibition

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Jiwan Welcomes Guests from Around the World to Savour the Authentic Taste of Qatar

13 November 2022

Executive Chef Jeremy Cheminade and Head Chef Morgan Perrigaud are poised to take diners on a culinary exploration inspired by Qatar’s rich gastronomic and cultural heritage

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H.H. Father Amir Inaugurates Gallery on Qatar’s Sports History at 3-2-1 Qatar Olympic and Sports Museum

10 November 2022

H.H. Father Amir Inaugurates Gallery on Qatar’s Sports History at 3-2-1 Qatar Olympic and Sports Museum

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IN-Q Introduces a Range of Bespoke, Curated Gifts as a Valuable Addition to ‘Baghdad: Eye’s Delight’ Exhibition at the MIA Gift Shop

9 November 2022

Following the Museum of Islamic Art’s reopening, the Gift Shop is complementing the visitors’ experience with a collection inspired by the exhibition.

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Her Excellency Sheikha Al-Mayassa Opens Anassir (Elements) at M7: A Solo Exhibition by Bouthayna Al-Muftah

8 November 2022

Her Excellency Sheikha Al-Mayassa Opens Anassir (Elements) at M7:A Solo Exhibition by Bouthayna Al-Muftah

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Café 875 Opens at National Museum of Qatar

7 November 2022

Operated by W Doha, Café 875 Offers an Eclectic Mix of Regional Specialties and International Favorites

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IN-Q Announces Reopening of IDAM at Museum of Islamic Art

6 November 2022

In anticipation of its 10th anniversary celebration, the restaurant reopens with an exciting new menu following the museum’s highly anticipated refurbishment.

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Qatar’s Museum of Islamic Art Becomes Asia’s First Museum to Achieve Carbon Neutral Status

3 November 2022

Qatar’s Museum of Islamic Art Becomes Asia’s First Museum to Achieve Carbon Neutral Status

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Qatar Museum Unveils Second Part of “A Sneak Peek at Qatar Auto Museum Project” at Al Zubarah Fort

2 November 2022

Qatar Museum Unveils Second Part of “A Sneak Peek at Qatar Auto Museum Project” at Al Zubarah Fort

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Qatar Museums Presents “Experience Al Jazeera” Exhibition at Fire Station

1 November 2022

Qatar Museums Presents “Experience Al Jazeera” Exhibition at Fire Station

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Qatar Museums Years of Culture 2022 Showcases and Supports the Artists and People of the Middle East, North Africa, and South Asia (MENASA)

1 November 2022

2022 program features dozens of exhibitions and events, asserting pride inIslamic and regional culture on the eve of FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022™

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Fire Station Presents Exhibitions Featuring Artworks of Local and Regional Artists

31 October 2022

Fire Station Presents Exhibitions Featuring Artworks of Local and Regional Artists

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THE DESERT ROSE SYMPHONY PREMIERS AT THE NATIONAL MUSEUM OF QATAR

30 October 2022

Commemorative symphony by Syrian American composer and pianist Malek Jandali marks the 10-year anniversary of Years of Culture Initiative Malek Jandali is named Qatar Museums’ honorary Composer-in-Residence

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New Design platform FROMM. opens at M7

29 October 2022

FROMM. Lab serves as a showroom to showcase its inaugural ‘Shurouq Collection’, originally launched during Milan Design Week 2022

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On the Move Exhibition at National Museum of Qatar

26 October 2022

Exhibition explores nomadic and semi-nomadic histories, cultures and lives in Central Sahara, Qatar and Mongolia.

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Baghdad: Eye’s Delight exhibition at the Museum of Islamic Art

25 October 2022

Exhibition presented as part of the Qatar-MENASA 2022 Year of Culture

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Qatar Museums unveils site-specific public artworks

24 October 2022

Newly commissioned artworks are presented as part of one of the wold 's most ambitious public art programme comprised of more than 100 works that will be on view during the FIFA WORLD CUP QATAR 2022™

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Fereej Al Najada's “Back to the Future: Pop-up Studios”

24 October 2022

As part of Qatar Creates, the year-round national cultural movement that curates, promotes, and celebrates the diversity of cultural activities in Qatar, and in celebration of the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022, Qatar Museums has announced the opening of Fereej Al Najada, Qatar's newest Fereej (village) for the creative industry with Back to the Future: Pop-up Studios.

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Safar, a temporary exhibition organised by the Museum of Islamic Art

23 October 2022

Exhibition shines a spotlight on the resilience of Afghan refugees and Afghanistan’s abundant history.

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World premiere of the Desert Rose Symphony

20 October 2022

Commemorative symphony by Syrian American composer and pianist, Malek Jandali was commissioned by Qatar Museums’ Years of Culture.Jandali is named honorary Composer-in-Residence of Qatar Museums

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Qatar Museums previews the New Lusail Museum

18 October 2022

Three related exhibitions in Autumn 2022 offer additional perspectives on the scope and viewpoint of the New Museum

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MIA achieves a Guinness World Records™ title for most languages used in a reading relay

17 October 2022

Little Prince by Antoine de Saint-Exupéry read in 55 languages

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Thousands Celebrate Diverse Cultures with “Community Days Festival” at Flag Plaza

17 October 2022

Thousands Celebrate Diverse Cultures with “Community Days Festival” at Flag Plaza

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Qatar Museums Launches Latest Edition of JedariArt Public Art Programme

12 October 2022

Artists from India and Pakistan add splashes of colour to city walls in celebration of truck art in both countries

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Labour of Love: Embroidering Palestinian History Exhibition

11 October 2022

The special exhibition, presented as part of Qatar Creates and Qatar-MENASA Year of Culture 2022, is on view through 28 January 2023

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A World Cup like no Other

8 October 2022

The football lecture series ‘A World Cup like no Other’ organized by the German Embassy and the Goethe-Institut Gulf Region in cooperation with 3-2-1 Qatar Olympic and Sports Museum and the Years of Culture initiative opened with a talk by Prof. Dr. Daniel Memmert of the German Sport University Cologne on penalty shots.

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Qatar Museums introduces revised ticketing until 31 December 2022.

6 October 2022

Qatar Museums has revised its ticketing policy for entry into museums from now until 31 December 2022.

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Years of Culture initiative brings diverse cultural experiences ahead of FIFA World Cup

5 October 2022

Community Days Festival Opens at Flag Plaza from 5-15 October with Cultural Performances

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Flag Plaza Launch

4 October 2022

Qatar’s Foreign Minister HE Mohammed bin Abdulrahman bin Jassim Al Thani, Minister of Youth and Sports, HE Salah bin Ghanim Al-Ali, Minister of Culture HE Sheikh Abdulrahman bin Hamad bin Jassim bin Hamad Al Thani Attend Flag Plaza Launch.Qatar-MENASA 2022 Year of Culture Celebrates Flag Plaza with New Public Art Installation by Najla El-Zein.Community Days Festival Open at Flag Plaza from 5-15 October

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The reimagined Museum of Islamic Art and Qatar's Flag Plaza inaugurated

4 October 2022

Museum of Islamic Art Reopens to the Public, Safar Special Exhibition Opens in MIA Park, and His Excellency Sheikh Mohammed leads flag raising ceremony in Flag Plaza

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Qatar Museums to present the special exhibition Art Mill Museum 2030

3 October 2022

Qatar Museums to present the special exhibition Art Mill Museum 2030, a preview of the concept, architecture, garden design of Qatar's future. Museum of international modern and contemporary art.On view from 24 October 2022 through 30 March 2023.

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World of Football, a New Exhibition to Open ahead of FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022™

2 October 2022

World of Football, a new exhibition celebrating the history and evolution of the sport, to open ahead of FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022™ at 3-2-1 Qatar Olympic and Sports Museum in Doha.Jersey worn by Diego Maradona when he scored the legendary 1986 FIFA World Cup Goal is among the exhibition highlights.

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Mathaf Showcases Work of Emerging Qatari Artist AlMaha AlMaadeed

29 September 2022

Inspired by the Land draws on artist’s cultural memory and family history

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10 Year Anniversary with WeTransfer Activation

27 September 2022

Check out WeTransfer this week (27 September 2022 – 11 October 2022) as the Years of Culture initiative profiles some of its programmes and the iconic Qatar Museums institutions that support them to mark 10 years of cross-cultural collaboration and friendship.

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MIA and Ministry of Foreign Affairs to Present Exhibition Highlighting Experiences of Afghan Refugees in Qatar After Evacuation

25 September 2022

Exhibition shines a spotlight on the resilience of Afghan refugees and Afghanistan’s abundant history

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Celebrate the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022™ at Qatar Museums Gift Shops

25 September 2022

IN-Q Enterprises (IN-Q), the commercial arm of Qatar Museums (QM) and a wholly owned subsidiary, offers bespoke and licensed FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022™ merchandise to commemorate the most awaited moment in Qatar’s sporting history.

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Qatar Museums Announces Exchange with The Met in New York

21 September 2022

Qatar Museums announced today a collaboration with New York City’s Metropolitan Museum of Art, encompassing the exchange of exhibitions, programs, and scholarly cooperation.

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3-2-1 Qatar Olympic and Sports Museum Hosts Workshops for Teachers

19 September 2022

Sessions Highlight Physical Literacy as Being Core to Successful Physical Education

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M7 and Printemps Doha Hosted Presentation Day

18 September 2022

11 emerging locally-based designers presented collections to jury panel for a chance to secure one of seven places in programme

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Mathaf unveils four exhibitions showcasing artists from across the region

15 September 2022

Line up Includes Qatari American artist Sophia Al-Maria’s First Major Exhibition in the Middle East, Retrospective of Palestinian artist Taysir Batniji, A Tale of Two Tigers featuring Singaporean artist Ho Tzu Nyen and artefacts relating to Tipu Sultan, and a Celebration of a New Generation of Qatari Artists

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Qatar Museums Announces Open Call for Third Edition of Sheikh Saoud Al Thani Photography Awards

14 September 2022

Photographers from Western Asia and North Africa invited to submit entries before 1 November 2022

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Mathaf Announce Short Story Competition in Collaboration with Doha Film Institute

12 September 2022

Mathaf: Arab Museum of Modern Art and the Doha Film Institute (DFI) has announced the launch of a short story competition for teenagers aged 13-17 years old. The competition aims to hone and highlight the creative talent of youth.

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M7 and Printemps Doha Host Presentation Day Ahead of Inaugural ‘The Collective'

12 September 2022

11 emerging locally-based designers present collections to jury panel for a chance to secure one of seven places in programme

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Qatar's Iconic Museum of Islamic Art to Reopen 5 October 2022

30 August 2022

More than 1,000 Objects to be Displayed Including Many Newly Acquired, Conserved, and Never-before-seen Works of Art. Updated Spaces Offer a More Accessible, Engaging and Learning Visitor Experience. MIA to present momentous exhibition, Baghdad: Eye's Delight, opening to the public on 26 October 2022

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M7 and Printemps Doha Launches The Collective

29 August 2022

Every year, the program will support seven shortlisted brands with a three-month coaching program, personalized mentoring and the ultimate prize – a retail opportunity at a leading shopping destination

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