Stories
Insert text here

Islamic Art

The Museum of Islamic Art: Bridging Cultures and Celebrating Heritage

21 December 2023

By Loubna Zeidan

Museum of Islamic Art Read
Insert Text Here

Heritage

Preserving Culture: A Conversation about Climate Change

18 April 2023

Interview by Margaux Montserrat De Pauw & Reem Shaddad

Qatar Museums Read
Insert text here

Archaeology

Unearthing Al Zubarah

28 February 2023

Produced by Ali Al Anssari

Qatar Museums Watch
Tatiana Zhdanova, Museum of Islamic Art textile conservator

Conservation

Behind the Scenes: Conserving Textiles

4 October 2022

Museum of Islamic Art Watch
Image for Ioannis Spanos, Glass & Ceramics conservator at Museum of Islamic Art

Conservation

Behind the Scenes: Conserving Glass and Ceramics

27 September 2022

Museum of Islamic Art Watch
Elpida Gazi and Reem Al Khuzaei, book, paper and manuscript conservators at MIA

Conservation

Behind the Scenes: Conserving Books, Paper and Manuscripts

20 September 2022

Museum of Islamic Art Watch
Photo of Wood and Stone Conservator at the Museum of Islamic Art, Stefan Masarovic

Conservation

Behind the Scenes: Conserving Wood and Stone

13 September 2022

Museum of Islamic Art Watch
Serhat Karakaya, Metals and Jewels Conservator at the Museum of Islamic Art

Conservation

Behind the Scenes: Conserving Metals and Jewellery

6 September 2022

Museum of Islamic Art Watch
TBC

Conservation

Behind the Scenes: An Introduction to Conservation

30 August 2022

Museum of Islamic Art Watch
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
A side view of Al Zubarah Fort

Qatari Heritage

Preserving Heritage: Finding A Nation's Voice

10 May 2022

By Abdullatif Al Jasmi

Qatar Museums 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
Two men kneeling on sandy desert ground using small tools to expose archeological remains at Al Zurbarah, Qatar

Heritage

Six Qatar Museums' Heritage Initiatives

15 September 2021

Qatar Museums View
A close-up shot of an archeologist's hand as it brushes a half-buried fossil.

Archaeology

Mapping Old Doha

30 December 2020

Qatar Museums Read
Person wearing white gloves and holding an antique book in front of library book shelves at the Museum of Islamic Art, Qatar

Books

What is a rare book?

13 October 2020

Museum of Islamic Art Read
A visitor in traditional Qatari Thobe looking at archival manuscripts and books stacked in library shelves

Books

What is a manuscript?

15 September 2020

Museum of Islamic Art Read
Excavation found fossils in the desert

Archaeology

Old Doha Rescue Excavation

1 February 2014

Qatar Museums Read