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Katara Cinema - سينما كتارا

Katara Cinema - سينما كتارا

In Memoriam: Faten Hamama From 4 to 5 June, the Doha Film Institute and the Cultural Village Katara honour the illustrious career of the late Faten Hamama. Known as the Lady of the Arabic Screen, the talented and prolific actress was vital to the Go...

David Batchelor: Flatlands Remix

David Batchelor: Flatlands Remix

'Flatlands Remix' brings together David Batchelor’s intricate and vibrant drawings, as well as his more recent exploration into painting.   Held in partnership with the British Council as part of the British Festival 2015, this exhibition is based ...

16th Annual VCUQatar Fashion Show

16th Annual VCUQatar Fashion Show

Virginia Commonwealth University in Qatar is pleased to announce its 16th Annual Fashion Show "Thread". The show is hosted by Salam at The Gate Mall. "Thread" showcases the work of VCUQatar fashion design sophomores, juniors and seniors students. Th...

Advancing Entrepreneurship Through Online Platforms

Advancing Entrepreneurship Through Online Platforms

Crossing Boundaries Lecture: Greg Rosborough American entrepreneur and designer Greg Rosborough will talk about his experiences co-founding UGallery the first online gallery for emerging artists in the US, and Abasi Rosborough, a forward-thinking de...

Contemporary Collage - الفن التلصيق المعاصر

Contemporary Collage - الفن التلصيق المعاصر

Johnatan Machado has developed his work on the continuous experimentation of techniques, ranging from photography to painting, to collage and working with unconventional materials. In this time he will teach us how to do the weavings through the crea...

Different - مختلف

Different - مختلف

Ameera al-Aji addresses the concept of “difference,” and the possibilities and challenges of being “different” in her abstract art. In her exploration of the “self,” the “other” and the many-facets of what she perceives as “different,” she draws on t...

Marvellous Creatures - عجائب الخلق

Marvellous  Creatures - عجائب الخلق

This exhibition focuses on the real and mythical animals that appear in the legends, tales, and fables of the Islamic world. Divided into the natural quadrants of earth, air, fire, and water, these marvellous creatures introduce timeless stories such...

Tasmeem Doha 2015 3ajeeb! - تصميم دوحة 2015 - عجيب

Tasmeem Doha 2015 3ajeeb! - تصميم دوحة 2015 - عجيب

Virginia Commonwealth University in Qatar (VCUQatar) is proud to present Tasmeem Doha 2015, its biennial international art and design conference, which will be held at VCUQatar from 8 to 12 March, 2015.  The 2015 edition focuses on the theme of ‘pl...

The Dabka Festival

The Dabka Festival

February 26 @ 5:00 pm - February 27 @ 10:00 pm As a line dance part of the core heritage of the Levant, Dabka will be celebrated this February in Katara. Discover the Dabka dance through a thrilling selection of conferences,   Conference 25 Febru...

Traces - أثر

Traces - أثر

A solo exhibition by Ali Hassan  

National Geographic photo exhibition "Colors of th…

National Geographic photo exhibition "Colors of the world" - معرض ناشيونال جيوغرافيك " الوان العالم "

Qatar Photographic Society request in Cooperation with the Village Fonudation Katara request the pleasure of your company to the opening Ceremony of the photo exhibition National Geographic “colors of the world” On Wednesday January 21, 2015 at 7.15...

Here There - هنا هناك

Here There - هنا هناك

HERE THERE is organized by the Qatar Museums Public Art department, in collaboration with Astrup Fearnley Museet in Oslo, Norway and Musée d’Art Contemporain in Lyon, France. The content in the show ranges from traditional mediums to digital art, ins...

Spring 2015 Community Education Program

Spring 2015 Community Education Program

Community Education Program  Learn new skills and deepen your horizon at VCUQatar. Our Spring 2015 Community Education Program offers a large selection of art, design and craft courses at VCUQatar in Education City. Additional courses are offered at...

Mal Lawal

Mal Lawal

Mal Lawal is a unique showcase of private collections, blending heritage, culture and contemporary art to celebrate historically and socially significant objects and antiques. This is the second edition of the biennale and showcases 100 Qatari and 42...

Afterwards - Shirin Neshat

Afterwards - Shirin Neshat

Mythology, history, and social events have long provided artists with inspiration. For Shirin Neshat, emotions and personal life experiences have also played an essential role in her artistic practice. In this exhibition, the artist looks at the conn...

Yousef Ahmad: Story of ingenuity

Yousef Ahmad: Story of ingenuity

The exhibition highlights Qatari artist Yousef Ahmad’s body of work through a precise selection of his most striking artworks from his early works in 1970s until today. It showcases three phases in Yousef Ahmad’s artistic career, from the early oil ...

Zabra Indoor/Outdoor Exhibition

Zabra Indoor/Outdoor Exhibition

Zabra, is the most precious moment of one’s lifetime. It is a traditional Qatari word that defines the dressing up for special occasions, it stems from our genuine heritage, our great history and our own identity to describe one’s maximum feeling of ...

Handcrafts Workshops and Outdoor Market

Handcrafts Workshops and Outdoor Market

The Cultural Village Foundation – Katara In cooperation with the Ministry of Labour & Social A­airs Presents (Handcrafts Workshops and Outdoor Market)     Download Program   2 Oct - 27 Mar 2015 05:00:pm - 07:00:pm   Katara Art Studios - B...

Nawal Al Mannai Exhibition

Nawal Al Mannai Exhibition

Artist’s words: It is difficult to choose a topic for a painting as I get more involved in art. Creativity is not acquired by simulation or recurrence and we need to find new ideas to reach the natural surroundings, as nothing emulate the pure insti...

VCUQatar and Qatar Museums Present Designer/Activist Fe…

VCUQatar and Qatar Museums Present Designer/Activist Felipe Fonseca

Virginia Commonwealth University in Qatar, in partnership with the Qatar-Brazil Year of Culture at Qatar Museums, is pleased to host MFA Designer in Residence Felipe Fonseca for a lunchtime lecture on Wednesday, 5 November 2014 at 12:15 pm at the Atr...

QatArt handmade market - سوق "كت ارت" للأعمال…

QatArt handmade market - سوق "كت ارت" للأعمال اليدوية

  Katara Art studios in cooperation with Qatar Arts Association and Handicraft Society in Qatar are organizing a handicrafts market in Building 19, where a wide range of artifacts, jewelry, accessories, paintings, drawings, clothing, home decoration...

Museums, shared heritage and identity

Museums, shared heritage and identity

Crossing Boundaries Lecture Series: Dr. Guido Gryseels.   Established in 1898 as a colonial institution, the Royal Museum for Central Africa (RMCA) in Belgium is one of the most important reference institutions in the world. Currently closed for ma...

Confluence

Confluence

‘Confluence: photographic based works from the Contemporary Middle East’ brings together for the first time in Qatar the work of Atfal Ahdath, George Awde, Ali Cherri and Nermine Hammam.   The photograph is part of everyday life around the world an...

Zwara 2014: Open House at VCUQatar

Zwara 2014: Open House at VCUQatar

VCUQatar invites the Doha community to experience a variety of activities, exhibitions, demos and workshops starting at 3pm until 6pm on Saturday 1st November.                           What you can do: workshops / exhibitions / demonstrations / a...

Art in Qatar: an artist’s perspective

Art in Qatar: an artist’s perspective

Crossing Boundaries Lecture Series: Yousef Ahmed in conversation with Dr. Yassar Al Munji.   Presented in association with Qatar Museums to coincide with his solo exhibition at the Qatar Museums Gallery, Katara, Yousef Ahmed will talk about his exp...

TRAPEZE exhibition - معرض ترابيز

TRAPEZE exhibition - معرض ترابيز

“TRAPEZE“: Qatari Artists between Memories and Aspirations   Qatar has been propelled to the world stage in the recent decade, its activities in different arenas have made this small nation of the Arabian Gulf to be noticed and respected by its...

The Belgian Saxophone Ensemble

The Belgian Saxophone Ensemble

The Cultural Village Foundation in cooperation with the Embassy of Belgium in Qatar Present the Hommage à Sax by the The Belgian Saxophone Ensemble on the 29th August in the Opera House – KATARA. Six mouthpieces, 60 fingers, 152 keys – but just one ...

VCUQatar’s 2014 Summer Program - البرنامج الصيفي لعام 2…

VCUQatar’s 2014 Summer Program - البرنامج الصيفي لعام 2014 لجامعة فرجينيا كومنولث في قطر

Virginia Commonwealth University in Qatar’s July Summer Art and Design Community Classes by noted local and international instructors, for students aged four and above, were a great success with the participating students. In the three-week Design ...

Ghaza ... The Hope - غزة ... الأمل

Ghaza ... The Hope - غزة ... الأمل

Qatar Photographic Society, The Embassy of Palestine in Doha Qatar, and Qatar Charity invites you all to the photo exhibition "Ghaza ... The Hope" by the Palestinian photographer: Ali Nour Al Dein The exhibition will be open to the public on 7th of ...

Project Space 4: Doha Art Map

Project Space 4: Doha Art Map

A collaborative mapping experiment to locate spaces of art in Doha July - September,  2014   Project Space 4 presents a collaborative mapping experiment to locate spaces of art in Doha. A map of Doha is projected on the wall in Mathaf’s Project Sp...

Cultures of Brazil Festival - مهرجان ثقافات البرازيل

Cultures of Brazil Festival - مهرجان ثقافات البرازيل

The Cultures of Brazil Festival brings a colourful slice of the energy and creativity of Brazil to Qatar for a week long series of events presented at the MIA Park and additional cultural venues in Doha. Some of Brazil’s leading popular, classical an...

Aljazeera International Documentary Film Festival - مهر…

Aljazeera International Documentary Film Festival - مهرجان الجزيرة للأفلام

Aljazeera Festival was formally inaugurated on April 18th, 2005 by the Chairman of the Board of Directors of “Aljazeera Network” Sheikh Hamad Bin Thamir Al-Thani.   In their 10th edition this year in October 2014, the festival continues its purpose...

Shadow Show - مسرح الظل

Shadow Show - مسرح الظل

The shadow Theatre comes to Katara for the first time with a play named Fireflies. A unique theatrical presented by an international group that specializes in this form of play. 24 July - 26 July 2014 10:00PM - 12:00AM Drama Theater, Building 16 ...

Music of the Universe - باخ والكون

Music of the Universe - باخ والكون

A musical evening that will entertain audiences with performances by three musicians from Spain playing Bach pieces, the band, will be performing music dedicated to the creation of the Universe. Drama Theater.   10 Jul - 10 Jul 2014 10:00:pm - 10:...

معرض صور النجوم والقمر والقرآن الكريم - Stars, the Moon…

معرض صور النجوم والقمر والقرآن الكريم - Stars, the Moon and the holy Qu’ran photo exhibition

يأتي معرض نفحات رمضانية والذي اعتادت الجمعية القطرية للتصوير الضوئي اقامته منذ أكثر من 15 عام في شهر رمضان المبارك لأعضاء الجمعية لنفحات هذا الشهر الكريم الذي يضم هذا العام  41 صوره  تشمل تصوير النجوم والقمر وبعض من الصور القرآن الكريم ، – وصور اخري ...

Qatar Brazil - قطر البرازيل

Qatar Brazil - قطر البرازيل

From the Favelas of Rio to the Amazon rainforest, and from the vibrant cityscapes of Doha to the shifting sands of the Qatari  desert; 4 photographers from 2 di¡erent continents documented their journey as moments captured in time; engaging  in a...

Doha Fire Station – مطافئ الدوحة

Doha Fire Station – مطافئ الدوحة

DOHA FIRE STATION – A HUB FOR CREATIVE EXCHANGE Doha Fire Station sits at the heart of Doha’s flourishing art community. It provides the perfect springboard for creativity, helping people take their passion to the next level. The Fire Station offers...

The closest I’ve ever come to a scientific experiment

The closest I’ve ever come to a scientific experiment

Ghadah Alkandari The closest I’ve ever come to a scientific experiment Residency and exhibition from 8 April 2014 - 7 June 2014 Project Space, Mathaf: Arab Museum of Modern Art “This is the closest I’ve ever come to a scientific experiment, whe...

Hassan Al Mullah Exhibition

The experience of the artists Hassan Al Mullah extends over the spaces between the walls of old houses located near the peaceful Doha Sea and the walls of galleries that celebrated his work in his country and many other countries. He has witnessed m...

Plants of Qur’anic Botanic Garden Exhibtion

The Qatar Foundation for Education, Science and Community Development Organizes, in collaboration with the Qatar Photography Society and Katara the first exhibition of its kind in the world title (Plants from Qur’anic Botanic Garden), the exhibition ...

DFI & new films from Austria, Germany and Switzerla…

DFI & new films from Austria, Germany and Switzerland

In partnership with the Austrian, German and Swiss Embassies in Doha, the Doha Film Institute presents Perspektive Kino. Curated by the Institute, the four-film series brings recent German-language cinema to Doha in a spirit of cultural exchange and ...

Family and People Exhibition

Egyptian artist Mohamed Abla will exhibit paintings reflecting Egypt’s people both past and present.  Abla was born in 1953 in Mansoura. He graduated with a BA from the faculty of fine arts at Alexandria University in 1977. The prolific painter has ...

Etel Adnan In All Her Dimensions - ايتل عدنان بكل ابعاد…

In March 2014, Mathaf: Arab Museum of Modern Art in Qatar presents an exhibition of the work of Lebanese-American visual artist, poet, playwright and essayist Etel Adnan in All Her Dimensions, that is curated by Hans Ulrich Obrist. Similar to nature ...

Al Dabke Festival - الدبكة

The Al Dabke festival is being organized to highlight the Arabic folkloric moment historical and the cultural richness it has in the Arab countries in all forms, an initiative taken by Katara, our aim is to showcase Dabke and its diversity through wo...

Snow White

Theatrical Ballet show   “Snow White and the 7 Dwarfs” is a classic ballet dedicated to children, it tells the story of Princess Snow White fleeing into the bewitched forest after her stepmother trying to kill, and then she encountered seven midget...

The First Turkish Festival

Four days of activities at Katara Cultural Village will promote Turkish culture, as well as the historical and modern bonds between Qatar and Turkey.       9 Apr - 12 Apr 2014 10:00:am - 10:00:pm Building 3, Katara Esplanade

“Fath El-Kheir” journey photo exhibition - المعرض الخاص…

The “Fath El-Kheir” journey to the Gulf harbors A show by Ahmed bin Yousef  Al-Khulaifi   Photographer Ahmed bin Yousef Al-Khulaifi presents sixty large-print photographs that together take a journey by boat from the waterfront of the Museum of Is...

On Art: Film Screening - في الفن: عروض سينمائية

  KAC will screen a monthly film highlighting contemporary art and artists in and about the Gulf and beyond.       12 Mar - 12 Mar 2014 07:00 PM - 09:00 PM Katara Art Centre – Building 5         يقوم مركز كتارا للفن بعرض فيلم سينمائي كل ش...

Woven Relations - علاقات منسوجة

The Doha-based artist presents a series of photo-montage mixed media works documenting people’s reflections while using the carpet as symbol of cultures, societies and identities.     11 Mar - 11 Mar 2014 07:00 PM - 09:00 PM Katara Art Center, B...

Brazil Cinema Showcase March 2014

  DON’T MISS ELITE SQUAD TONIGHT   'Waste Land' Directed by: Lucy Walker Country: Brazil - UK Genre: Documentary Runtime: 99 mins Year: 2010 Language: English, Portuguese with Arabic and English subtitles Rating: PG A...

Kings & Pawns - ملوك وبيادق

Chess, backgammon and other board games are a vibrant part of everyday culture in the Gulf region, the Middle East, and the wider world; their roots, however, are much deeper than many realise. This exhibition uncovers the history of board games in t...

Behind the Veil

Produced by Magnum Photos and Versicherungskammer Bayera, the exhibit serves as a tribute to the grande dame of photography, Eve Arnold, and celebrates her legendary and far reaching career that spanned nearly half a century as a photojournalist, so...

Around the World with the Vienna Boys Choir

Han-Na Chang, music director Siwar (JCC Children’s Choir) Nabih El Khatib, choirmaster The Vienna Boys Choir Bomi Kim, choirmaster Marcel Khalifé: Salute Traditional: Polegnala(Bulgaria) (arr. Oliver Schmidt) Frederic Weatherly (lyrics) and Ja...

SARAH BRIGHTMAN IN CONCERT - DREAMCHASER WORLD TOUR

M Premiere proudly presents international soprano superstar Sarah Brightman in concert on Sunday 9 February, 2014. M Premiere in association with Dreamotion Entertainment bring you the blockbuster experience-of-a-lifetime: the regional debut of the ...

DANA in concert at MIA park

Local Artist DANA in concert at MIA park, as part of MIA's free music program. Ticket Purchase:  No tickets needed 19 February / 7:00 pm

Disney Live! Mickey's Music Festival

Following on from the record-breaking success of Disney On Ice celebrates 100 Years of Magic, Mickey Mouse and his band of friends, Minnie Mouse, Donald Duck and Goofy will be returning to the Qatar National Convention Centre with an exciting new sta...

Maidentrip - رحلة الفتاة الشابة

Fourteen-year-old Laura Dekker sets out on a two-year voyage as the youngest person ever to attempt sailing around the world alone. After a year-long battle with Dutch authorities that sparked a global storm of media scrutiny, Laura finds herself far...

Five February destinations for Qatar’s arts fans

Five February destinations for Qatar’s arts fans. Arguably February is the best time of year to be in Doha. The climate is perfect, and major events are happening across the city. With this in mind, we’ve picked out five highlights of the month...

Dusk to Dawn - من الغسق حتى الفجر

Part of Qatar Brazil 2014 year, Anima Gallery Cordially invites you to the Preview Reception of Dusk to Dawn …. Threads of Infinity an Exhibition by Pedro Varela and Carolina Ponte.   Sunday 9th of February, from 7 to 9 pm at Anima Gallery. The sh...

Cinderella Ballet - سندريلا

Cinderella ‐ is a ballet composed by Sergey Prokofiev. Scenario was written by Nikolay Volkov based on the classic fairy tale of Charles Perrault. The music to the ballet was composed between 1940 and 1944. The choreography has had numerous revision...

National Geographic "Simply beautiful" Photo …

“Simply Beautiful" takes visitors on a visual journey through variations on the universal theme of beauty.   The more than 50 images in the exhibition plumb the depth of National Geographic’s Image Collection to highlight the loveliest and most app...

Short Film Challenge!

Doha Film Institute presents a five-week filmmaking challenge, combining all the fundamental elements of making a movie: screenwriting, cinematography, production, direction and editing. Participants will write, produce, shoot and edit six compelling...

Hekayat Khaleejiya: Voices of Qatar

Synopsis ‘Hekayat Khaleejiya’ is a quarterly screening series dedicated to showcasing cinematic voices from the Gulf region. Taking place at the Museum of Islamic Art, the series presents films accompanied by Q&A sessions with the filmmakers t...

Crossing Boundaries

The first international impact of contemporary Arab and Iranian artists in the West started with "Signs, Traces and Calligraphy", an approach that was not only new in the Western world - because they referred to their own cultural background - but en...

The Depth of Hope

Egyptian-Sudanese artist Fathi Hassan presents his latest exhibition at the VCUQatar Gallery.   Fathi Hassan was born was born in Cairo in 1957 to Sudanese and Egyptian parents. Since graduating in 1984, he has lived in Le Marche, Italy, and curren...

RADIANT - مشّع

From 15 January to 29 March 2014, the Museum of Islamic Art, in partnership with East Wing, is presenting “Radiant“, a contemporary photographic exhibition featuring artworks by German artist Antje Hanebeck. The eleven handmade "photogravure" prints ...

Han-Na Chang Conducts Richard Strauss

Program - Richard Strauss: Till Eulenspiegel’s Merry Pranks, Op. 28 - Richard Strauss: Four Last Songs - Richard Strauss: A Hero´s Life, Op. 40. Qatar Philharmonic Orchestra put the focus on German Romantic composer Richard Strauss After Till Eul...

Selâm MEKÂN - سلام ميكان

Katara Cultural Village are hosting an exhibition by Turkish artist Canan Dagdelen within Gallery 2, Building 18 from 23 January to 22 February 2014. Dagdelen is a native of Istanbul, where she was born in 1960. She graduated from the Vienna Univers...

Meet the Damien Hirst’s Challenge judges

Late last year, visitors to Damien Hirst's Relics exhibition at Al Riwaq were encouraged to be inspired by what they experienced and to take part in a special competition entitled the 'Damien Hirst Challenge'. The competition asked people to create a...

Turbulence - اضطراب

The exhibition Mona Hatoum: Turbulence brings to the forefront the diversity of Mona Hatoum’s work over the last 30 years. Curated by Sam Bardaouil and Till Fellrath of Art Reoriented, the exhibition’s premise builds on the artist’s topical work Turb...

Paintings, Sculptures & Projects Garden

Mathaf’s Collection of modern and contemporary art is built as an ambitious project, using art as a tool to understand histories of human civilization. This exhibition features a diversity of paintings, sculptures and projects drawn from the museum’s...

Shams W Qamar

Shams W Qamar’ (Sun and Moon) is a musical by playwright Wajdi Shaya, with renowned Lebanese heavyweights Assi Al Halani and Nadine Al Rassi taking the leading rolls. A love story set in the backdrop of political turmoil, the protagonists are challen...

Bach meets Fats Waller - باخ يلتقي فاتس والر

Nigel Kennedy, one of the world’s most recognized violinists, will perform for one magical evening only at the Katara opera house for the very first time in Qatar. With the bestselling classical music album of all times under his belt, Nigel will en...

Fruitvale Station

Winner of the Grand Jury Prize for Best Dramatic Feature and the Audience Award for US Dramatic Film at the 2013 Sundance Film Festival, and widely touted to be the film of the year, ‘Fruitvale Station’ tells the true story of Oscar Grant, a 22-year-...

Five small but special arts spaces in Doha

Damien Hirst’s exhibition is big and impressive. The Museum of Islamic Arts is a landmark on Doha’s Corniche. These are major statements that show Qatar’s ever-growing interest in the arts. But statements don’t have to be huge to be of interest,...

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    Artist’s words: It is difficult to choose a topic for a painting as I get Read More
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