Arts & Literature2020-02-17T12:46:19+03:00

Arts & Literature

World Photography Day: 5 of the year’s best photo series

With Wednesday marking World Photography Day 2020, Here is looking back at some of the most striking photo series published over the past 12 months. Whether showcasing new work or delving into their archives, these five photographers demonstrate the diversity and vibrancy of the medium, bringing together images from Mexico, [...]

August 19th, 2020|

QM Invites Artists For Second Edition Of ‘6/5’ Initiative

In its continued efforts to take art beyond museum walls and nurture Qatar’s public art landscape, Qatar Museums has announced the open call for the second edition of its 6/5 initiative. This will see artists from across the country mark the blockade through a commissioned sculpture to be installed at [...]

August 18th, 2020|

Mathaf Holds Online Summer Camp

Mathaf: Arab Museum of Modern Art kicks off today an online summer camp for children to learn about modern and contemporary art through various educational activities highlighting the museum’s collection and exhibitions. Mathaf invites parents whose children have keen interest in art to have them join the programme which offers [...]

August 11th, 2020|

13 Fascinating Things We’ve Learned From Podcasts

Read on to learn about the bizarre and brilliant facts podcasts have taught us, from the truth about McDonald’s fries to Ed Miliband’s badger fears. McDonald’s chips are scientifically less tasty than they used to be Podcast: Revisionist History Episode: McDonald’s Broke My Heart During my many years working at McDonald’s, I [...]

August 10th, 2020|

QNL Events In August Focus On Gulf Heritage And Crafts

Qatar National Library opened its doors to the public with limited services in July, but for the safety of our patrons during at this current time, we continue to run more events than ever online on a wide range of stimulating subjects to stir the senses. On August 10, “join [...]

July 30th, 2020|

Qatar Museums To Host Visitors In August With Five Special Exhibitions

The reopening of Qatar Museums institutions will continue in August with new temporary exhibitions at the Museum of Islamic Art, National Museum of Qatar and Mathaf. Museum libraries and all QM parks and playgrounds will also reopen with temporary restrictions in place. QM’s ambitious programme of special exhibitions, which was [...]

July 28th, 2020|