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Fall 2022: An Exhibition for Every Interest

Explore the extraordinary exhibitions Qatar Museums has to offer this season, from sports, contemporary art, history, fashion and architecture.

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World of Football

An image of neon lights highlighting the QOSM 3-2-1 signage

The 3-2-1 Qatar Olympic and Sports Museum.

Celebrate FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022™ by visiting the special exhibition World of Football, on view at 3-2-1 Qatar Olympic and Sports Museum.

When: 2 October 2022 – 1 April 2023
Where: 3-2-1 Qatar Olympic and Sports Museum

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Celebrating History and Heritage

Baghdad: Eye’s Delight

An old picture of Baghdad

Library of Congress, Prints & Photographs Division, LC-DIG-matpc-16004

Baghdad: Eye’s Delight celebrates Baghdad as the most important and influential city in the Islamic world. Discover Baghdad: Eye’s Delight to learn about Baghdad’s outstanding heritage as the capital of the Abbasid caliphs as well as the renewed period of prosperity in the 20th century with the discovery of oil.

When: 26 October 2022 – 25 February 2023
Where: Museum of Islamic Art (MIA)

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On the Move

The flag of glory public art display at the National Museum of Qatar

Visit On the Move to discover an international array of objects, archival footage and historical images that offer a glimpse into the lives of nomadic and semi-nomadic peoples.

When: 27 October 2022 - 14 January 2023
Where: National Museum of Qatar

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An illuminated building structure in the shape of a sphere.

Visit Safar to experience stories of Afghan refugees beginning with a look at Afghanistan's rich history through to 2021’s evacuation process.

When: 24 October 2022 – 24 January 2023
Where: Museum of Islamic Art Park

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Raku Kichizaemon XV·Jikinyū: A Living Tradition of Japanese Pottery


Raku Kichizaemon XV·Jikinyū’  
Qatar sands, Japanese Shigaraki clay and porcelain
Private Collection

Visit Raku Jikinyū’s ode to Qatar in this exhibition comprising fourteen ceremonial tea bowls.

When: 3 November 2022 – 20 March 2023
Where: Museum of Islamic Art

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Cutting-Edge Contemporary

Taysir Batniji: No Condition is Permanent

Picture of shredded paper on a textured background with the word Al Quds in Arabic

Taysir Batniji (Palestinian, b. 1966). Gaza Walls, 2001. Photographs on blue black paper; 60 x 90 cm each. Courtesy of the Artist and Sfeir Semler Gallery.

Presented within a global context of social uncertainty and fragility of historical narratives, No Condition is Permanent looks at artist Taysir Batniji’s diverse practice and meditations on Palestine.

When: 16 September 2022 – 21 January 2023
Where: Mathaf: Arab Museum of Modern Art

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Experience Al Jazeera

The outside of a building with the Al Jazeera logo mounted on the front.

The Al Jazeera documentaries building, part of the Al Jazeera Media Network.

Visit Experience Al Jazeera to learn more about how the network grew from a single pioneering television channel to a global media phenomenon.

When: 2 November 2022 – 25 March 2023
Where: Fire Station

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Majaz: Contemporary Art Qatar

Part of an oil painting on linen, bright red coloured balls and a planet in a gold vase feature.

Ryan Browning, Arsonist, 2021, oil on linen. Photo: © Ryan Browning, 2022

Visit the Majaz: Contemporary Art Qatar exhibition at Mathaf to experience 5 years of the Fire Station: Artist in Residence programme celebrating young local and regional talent.

When: 16 September 2022 – 25 February 2023
Where: Masrah Almaared, Mathaf: Arab Museum of Modern Art

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Sophia Al-Maria: INVISIBLE LABORS daydream therapy

Woman shown splayed against black and white marble floor.

Still from Sophia Al-Maria's Black Friday, 2016, digital video

Visit Mathaf: Arab Museum of Modern Art to see Qatari American artist Sophia Al-Maria’s first large-scale museum exhibition in the Middle East. This exhibition consists of a variety of media including installations, video and commissioned soundscapes, to highlight the importance of storytelling as a strategy of survival, imagination and reclaiming narratives.

When: 16 September 2022 – 21 January 2023
Where: Mathaf: Arab Museum of Modern Art

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One Tiger or Another

A tiger leaps across a burning sun.

Ho Tzu Nyen (Singapore, b. 1976). Still image from One or Several Tigers, 2018. Two-channel video. Image courtesy of the artist.

This exhibition, presented by Rubaiyat Qatar, explores the creative potential of art and media as a means of storytelling through the iconography of the tiger in South and Southeast Asian history.

When: 16 September 2022 - 21 January 2023
Where: Mathaf: Arab Museum of Modern Art

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Global Fashion

Labour of Love: Embroidering Palestinain History

Intricate pink, purple, green and yellow embroidery is shown on rich black material.

Experience Labour of Love as it delves into the symbolism of traditional Palestinian tatreez (embroidery).

When: 12 October 2022 – 28 January 2023
Where: Katara Cultural Village, QM Gallery

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Forever Valentino

A group of people in white coats standing on the Spanish Steps in Rome.

Designer Pierpaolo Piccioli with the Valentino atelier team on the Spanish steps, Rome, Italy.

Photo: Courtesy of Valentino SpA; photo by André Lucat

Maison Valentino makes its Middle East debut in its biggest show to date with Forever Valentino. Explore the rich and acclaimed heritage of the legendary fashion house, from its founding in Rome through its groundbreaking current designs.

When: 28 October 2022 – 1 April 2023
Where: M7

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The Future of Museums

Lusail Museum: Tales of a Connected World

An oil painting of a mustached man in side profile, with a white turban.

Titian, Suleyman the Magnificent, ca. 1540, oil on canvas, 72.4 x 61 cm. Lusail Museum Collection. Photo: © Lusail Museum, Qatar Museums, 2022

Discover the new Lusail Museum and the Orientalist art making its home there at the Lusail Museum: Tales of a Connected World exhibition.

When: 24 October 2022 – 29 April 2023
Where: Qatar Museums Gallery – Al Riwaq

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Art Mill Museum 2030

A digital render of columns in Doha's port with the city skyline in the distance.

ELEMENTAL, Art Mill Museum conceptual design: view from the south (Doha, Qatar), 2022, digital rendering. Concept images by ELEMENTAL © Qatar Museums, 2022.

Experience architectural transformation at the Art Mill Museum 2030 exhibition and learn about the future vision of this museum dedicated to international modern and contemporary art.

When: 24 October 2022 – 30 March 2023
Where: Qatar Museums Gallery – Al Riwaq

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