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Golden astrolabe

Collection Highlights

Collection Highlight: The Astrolabe Journey

14 February 2024

By Loubna Zeidan

Museum of Islamic Art Read
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Collection Highlights

Collection Highlight: Yousef Ahmad and the Evolution of a Visual Language

30 January 2024

By Noora Abdulmajeed

Mathaf: Arab Museum of Modern Art Read
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Sport

Gallery Highlight: Lee the Little Dragon

17 January 2024

by 3-2-1 Qatar Olympic and Sports Museum Curatorial Team

3-2-1 Qatar Olympic and Sports Museum Read
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Collection Highlights

Gallery Highlight: Racing Ships of the Desert

28 November 2023

By 3-2-1 Qatar Olympic and Sports Museum Curatorial Team

3-2-1 Qatar Olympic and Sports Museum Read
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Collection Highlights

Gallery Highlight: The Art of Fencing

10 October 2023

By 3-2-1 Qatar Olympic and Sports Museum Curatorial Team

3-2-1 Qatar Olympic and Sports Museum Read
A painting with a deep blue background, circular images and featuring the Arabic letter 'ain' in the bottom center.

Collection Highlights

Collection Highlight: Madiha Umar, Precursor of Early Modern Calligraphy

26 September 2023

By Rim Albahrani

Mathaf: Arab Museum of Modern Art Read
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Collection Highlights

Collection Highlight: A Timeless Vase from Damascus

19 September 2023

By Loubna Zeidan

Museum of Islamic Art Read
A black, red and white Wilson racquet signed by renowned tennis player Roger Federer.

Collection Highlights

Gallery Highlight: ‘Game, Set, Match’ The Mighty Federer

8 August 2023

By 3-2-1 Qatar Olympic and Sports Museum Curatorial Team

3-2-1 Qatar Olympic and Sports Museum Read
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Collection Highlights

Collection Highlight: The Varanasi-Style Diamond Necklace

1 August 2023

By Loubna Zeidan

Museum of Islamic Art Read
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Collection Highlights

Treasures of Islamic Art: Damascus Room

18 July 2023

Produced by Aimen Jan

Museum of Islamic Art Watch
Photo of a gallery space with a sculpture of a peasant women with a jug on her head in the middle.

Collection Highlights

Collection Highlight: Mahmoud Mokhtar and the Pride of a Nation

11 July 2023

By Arthur Debsi

Mathaf: Arab Museum of Modern Art Read
Photo of a bifolio with Arabic writing.

Collection Highlights

Treasures of Islamic Art: Nurse’s Qur’an (Mashaf Al-Hadinah)

11 July 2023

Produced by Aimen Jan

Museum of Islamic Art Watch
A horizontal white torch with a burgundy leather strap and the logo of Doha 2006 Asian Games

Collection Highlights

Gallery Highlight: The Flame of Hospitality

4 July 2023

By 3-2-1 Qatar Olympic and Sports Museum Curatorial Team

3-2-1 Qatar Olympic and Sports Museum Read
Picture of Cavalry armour

Collection Highlights

Treasures of Islamic Art: Arms and Armour

26 June 2023

Produced by Aimen Jan

Museum of Islamic Art Watch
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Collection Highlights

Treasures of Islamic Art: A Pilgrim’s Journey

21 June 2023

Produced by Aimen Jan

Museum of Islamic Art Watch
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Collection Highlights

Collection Highlight: The Story of Al Zubarah

20 June 2023

By Aiman Rizvi

National Museum of Qatar Read
NMoQ explorer platform online collection page interface

Collection Highlights

NMoQ Explorer: Opening the Museum's Doors to the World

30 May 2023

By Ali Alzuheiri

National Museum of Qatar Read
Red Scuderia Ferrari 1933 displayed in a museum space

Collection Highlights

Gallery Highlight: A Driving Legend’s Custom Car

16 May 2023

By 3-2-1 Qatar Olympic and Sports Museum Curatorial Team

3-2-1 Qatar Olympic and Sports Museum Read
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Collection Highlights

Collection Highlight: Sitara of the Ka‘ba

9 May 2023

By Loubna Zeidan

Museum of Islamic Art Read
A golden coloured football with text that reads 'This ball was used at the Oval, London, in the final for the English Cup, March 24th 1888.

Collection Highlights

Collection Highlight: A Piece of Football Association History

12 April 2023

By 3-2-1 Qatar Olympic and Sports Museum Curatorial Team

3-2-1 Qatar Olympic and Sports Museum Read
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Collection Highlights

Collection Highlight: The Damascus Room

4 April 2023

By Aiman Rizvi & Loubna Zeidan

Museum of Islamic Art Read
Two colourful abstract paintings in a gallery

Collection Highlights

Collection Highlight: Huguette Caland’s Beginnings (1964-69)

28 March 2023

By Noora Abdulmajeed

Mathaf: Arab Museum of Modern Art Read
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Collection Highlights

Collection Highlight: The Jordan Touch

14 March 2023

By 3-2-1 Qatar Olympic and Sports Museum Curatorial Team

3-2-1 Qatar Olympic and Sports Museum Read
Black and white image of a stadium packed with spectators.

Collection Highlights

Gallery Highlight: Tracing the History of a Legendary Stadium

13 February 2023

By 3-2-1 Qatar Olympic and Sports Museum Curatorial Team

3-2-1 Qatar Olympic and Sports Museum Read
Red Palestinian Football Association shirt.

Collection Highlights

Collection Highlight: Palestinian Football’s Queen Bee

20 December 2022

By 3-2-1 Qatar Olympic and Sports Museum Curatorial Team

3-2-1 Qatar Olympic and Sports Museum Read
Picture of the 1998 World Cup France football shirt, signed by Zidane, in blue, white and red.

Collection Highlights

Gallery Highlight: Zinedine ‘Zizou’ Zidane’s Legacy

15 December 2022

By 3-2-1 Qatar Olympic and Sports Museum Curatorial Team

3-2-1 Qatar Olympic and Sports Museum Read
Qatari man viewing the National Museum of Qatar gallery while listening to an audio guide tour of the collection

Visiting

Audio Guides: Bringing Our Collections to You

13 December 2022

by Hissa Al Hitmi

Qatar Museums Listen
A white football, time-weathered leather, with faint blue writing visible.

Collection Highlights

Gallery Highlight: A Football Fit for a King

11 October 2022

By 3-2-1 Qatar Olympic and Sports Museum Curatorial Team

3-2-1 Qatar Olympic and Sports Museum Read
A camel coloured, aged, leather boxing glove lies on its side.

Collection Highlights

Gallery Highlight: Float like a Butterfly, Sting like Muhammad Ali

21 September 2022

By 3-2-1 Qatar Olympic and Sports Museum Curatorial Team

3-2-1 Qatar Olympic and Sports Museum Read
The exterior of a pearl box, made of wood, against a black background

Collection Highlights

Collection Highlight: 18th Century Pearl Chest

9 August 2022

By Ali Alzuheiri

National Museum of Qatar Read
A close up of the underbelly of a skateboard, featuring red, black and yellow stickers and a black felt-tipped Tony Hawk signature.

Collection Highlights

Gallery Highlight: Tony ‘The Birdman’ Hawk’s Skateboard

2 August 2022

By 3-2-1 Qatar Olympic and Sports Museum Curatorial Team

3-2-1 Qatar Olympic and Sports Museum Read
Photo of the Al Zubarah Qur'an opened to reveal the Al Kahf chapter of the Holy Qur'an in Arabic script, surrounded by intricate designs and colours.

Collection Highlights

Collection highlight: The Al Zubarah Qur’an

19 July 2022

By Ali Alzuheiri

National Museum of Qatar Read
Sachin Tendulkar's Adidas Master Blaster bat featuring the iconic ST emblem.

Collection Highlights

Collection Highlight: Sachin Tendulkar’s Master Blaster

28 June 2022

By 3-2-1 Qatar Olympic and Sports Museum Curatorial Team

3-2-1 Qatar Olympic and Sports Museum Read
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Collection Highlights

Collection Highlight: Qatari Currency

26 April 2022

By Loubna Zeidan

National Museum of Qatar Read
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Collection Highlights

Collection Highlights: Five Qur’an Manuscripts

29 March 2022

Museum of Islamic Art Read
Picture of “Burzuy Presents 'Kalilah wa Dimnah' to King Nushirvan” of Shahnameh of Shah Tahmasp at the Museum of Islamic Art

Collection Highlights

Collection Highlight: The Shahnameh

1 February 2022

By Boshra Al Meraikhi

Museum of Islamic Art Read
The main website page for Mathaf's online encyclopedia showing a slideshow of artist profiles

Collection Highlights

The Mathaf Encyclopedia: A Unique Resource

25 January 2022

By Hissa Al Hitmi

Mathaf: Arab Museum of Modern Art Read
An embroidered floral shape made up of diamonds placed on a gold and silver ground.

Collection Highlights

Collection Highlight: The Baroda Carpet

11 January 2022

By Loubna Zeidan

National Museum of Qatar Read
Restored historic palace with arches and sand coloured buildings in the background

Collection Highlights

Doha's Old Palace

1 May 2020

National Museum of Qatar Read