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Five February destinations for Qatar’s arts fans

  • Friday, 31 January 2014 17:33
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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 that may be the year’s shortest, but…

Five small but special arts spaces in Doha

  • Saturday, 21 December 2013 21:10
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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, or at the very least to pique the interest…

Five end-of-summer openings in Doha

  • Wednesday, 28 August 2013 17:45
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The heat of the summer and the quiet contemplation of the holy month of Ramadan have combined to ensure that, apart from the impressive number of special exhibitions taking place at Katara Cultural Village throughout July and August, the arts have mostly been on hiatus of late. But with Eid…

Five upcoming ‘Qatar UK 2013’ cultural happenings

  • Thursday, 15 August 2013 13:09
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2013 is Qatar UK year of culture – a yearlong collaboration between Qatar and the United Kingdom that puts the focus on art and culture. Qatari art and culture has been showcased in the UK at such events as the London Book Fair and at The Serpentine Gallery in Hyde…

Five artistic ways to enjoy Ramadan in Qatar

  • Saturday, 13 July 2013 01:19
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The Holy Month of Ramadan is upon us. A time for fasting, for reflection and for spending time with family and good friends, it is also a time for enjoying a range of artistic offerings across Doha.   1. Ramadan: the perfect time to visit Katara’s exhibition spaces Katara looks…
Standing proudly on its own small island at the end of the Corniche, the Museum of Islamic Art (MIA) has become a ‘must see’ destination for all who either reside or are visiting Doha. The purpose-built structure, designed by architect IM Pei, has attracted praise from across the Gulf Region…
Unless you’ve been living behind a rock without a phone signal or internet connection somewhere on the other side of Zekreet for the last few months you’ll be aware that Qatar is now home to a brand new IKEA store. Situated at the optimistically named ‘Festival City’ – a space…
Unlike the iconic Museum of Islamic Art, with its prime location on the Corniche, Mathaf: Arab Museum of Modern Art is not somewhere you stumble across. To get to the museum, requires planning, but it’s well worth the extra effort. Here are five reasons why: 1. Something modern, something new…

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