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Exhibitions

Celebrating Contemporary Arab Design

20 February 2024

Design Doha Read
TBC

Photography

Photographer in Focus: Khalifa Al Obaidly

6 February 2024

Produced by Aimen Jan

Qatar Museums Watch
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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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Public Art

Through Her Eyes: Conversations with Artists

23 January 2024

Interviews by Hissa Al-Hitmi and Mohammed Al-Thani

Qatar Museums Read
TBC

Exhibitions

Mehdi Moutashar: Exploring Introspection as Resistance

9 January 2024

Produced by Pascale Abou Jamra

Mathaf: Arab Museum of Modern Art Watch
HE Sheikha Al Mayassa

Audio

Introducing The Power of Culture Podcast

10 December 2023

Qatar Creates Read
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Public Art

Qatar's Public Art: Activating Deserts

23 November 2023

Produced by Aimen Jan

Qatar Museums Watch
Abstract drawing with a blue triangle in the middle and prominent red and black line drawings on top.

Exhibitions

Fall 2023: Explore Our Exciting Exhibitions

31 October 2023

By Boshra Al Meraikhi

Qatar Museums 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
Circular shelters and rings placed in a desert landscape

Public Art

We asked ChatGPT about Public Art in Qatar. Here’s what happened.

12 September 2023

By Ali Alzuheiri

Qatar Museums Read
A man standing in a desert landscape looking into a round mirror with pink and purple curtains in the background

Exhibitions

Olafur Eliasson's Artistic Practice in Qatar

20 June 2023

Interview by Loubna Zeidan

National Museum of Qatar Read
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Exhibitions

My Soul Blooms Forever by Yayoi Kusama

9 March 2023

Produced by Aiman Jan

Museum of Islamic Art Watch
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Public Art

Qatar’s Public Art Part III: Truck Art in Doha

9 February 2023

Produced by Pascale Abou Jamra

Qatar Museums Watch
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Public Art

2022 Student Initiative: Meet the Artists

5 February 2023

Qatar Museums Read
Image of a man fighting a tiger.

Exhibitions

A story about stories: One Tiger or Another

17 January 2023

By Aiman Rizvi

Rubaiyat Qatar Read
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Exhibitions

Inside Majaz: Contemporary Art Qatar

21 November 2022

Produced by Wadha Al Mesalam

Fire Station: Artist in Residence Watch
Two people looking at artwork by Pipilotti Rist of hanging lights in green and orange.

Exhibitions

Pipilotti Rist and the Power of Music

15 November 2022

By Pipilotti Rist

National Museum of Qatar Listen
A projection of the artist, Taysir Batniji's face, in the middle of a gallery space.

Exhibitions

Taysir Batniji: A Palestinian Journey

8 November 2022

Produced by Aimen Jan

Mathaf: Arab Museum of Modern Art Watch
Three people in a desert landscape looking off into the sunset and two large black monoliths in the background.

Public Art

Qatar's Public Art: Extraordinary Experiences

23 August 2022

Produced by Aimen Jan

Qatar Museums Watch
Massimiliano Gioni talking to a group of visitors in a gallery, standing in front of Jeff Koons' painting Triple Popeye

Contemporary Art

Conversations with Artists

5 July 2022

Qatar Museums Watch
A mural depicting a girl with a peculiar fish head, as she extends a welcoming hand up for a fish making its way to her hand.

Public Art

JEDARIART: Meet the Artists – Part Two

31 May 2022

Qatar Museums Read
Large-scale shiny silver metallic sculpture depicting a 'niqab', a traditional face covering

Public Art

Exploring Public Art in Qatar

17 May 2022

Qatar Museums Watch
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Exhibitions

Light, Colour and Imagination: Pipilotti Rist at Qatar Museums

5 April 2022

National Museum of Qatar Watch
Jeff Koons at his exhibition, behind him are his public art displays of a orange balloon dog on the left and a play dough on the right

Exhibitions

Jeff Koons' Hallucinatory Portrait of America

22 February 2022

Qatar Museums Watch
Public art display of play-doh at the gallery space of Jeff Koons exhibition in Al Riwaq Gallery

Exhibitions

Curator Tour of Jeff Koons: Lost in America

17 February 2022

Qatar Museums Watch
Virgil Abloh paints while reflecting on his creative practice

Exhibitions

Virgil Was Here

15 February 2022

Fire Station: Artist in Residence Watch
Massimiliano Gioni talking to a group of visitors in a gallery, standing in front of Jeff Koons' painting Triple Popeye

Exhibitions

Jeff Koons: Art, Audience and Controversy

8 February 2022

Interview with Massimiliano Gioni

Qatar Museums 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
A black-and-white photograph of Jeff Koons as a child sitting at a table with a box of crayons and holding a large crayon in his right hand

Exhibitions

Jeff Koons: In His Own Words

17 January 2022

Qatar Museums Read
Five abstract figures of women wearing the Qatari cultural clothes known as the Abaya and Batoola.

Public Art

JEDARIART: Meet the Artists – Part One

1 March 2021

Qatar Museums Read
A sculpture of a  yellow teddy with a lamp above its head at Hamad International Airport

Public Art

Public Art: Activating Spaces Through Beauty

7 January 2021

Qatar Museums Read
A group of visitors at the Al Riwaq's gallery space with works from Dia Al Azzawi's exhibition in the background

Contemporary Art

Qatar Creates: The Art of Engagement

7 July 2019

Qatar Creates Watch
A neon sign artwork for the Qatari artist Ghada Al Khater displays on the Fire Station Museum Façade to commemorate 1 year of the blockade

Public Art

A Blessing in Disguise by Ghada Al Khater

1 January 2018

Qatar Museums Watch
Portrait of the artist Shirin Neshat standing in Mathaf: Arab Museum of Modern Art, while being interviewed alongside a backdrop of her art

Exhibitions

In Conversation: Shirin Neshat

1 December 2014

Mathaf: Arab Museum of Modern Art Watch