Arts & Literature2020-01-06T18:32:42+03:00

Arts & Literature

Spanish artists shine at Katara exhibition

The vibrancy of Spain’s art scene can be enjoyed by art lovers in Qatar through a vast spectrum of Spanish artworks on display at the “Spanish Artists in Doha” exhibition launched on Monday at Katara Cultural Village. A diverse collection of around 70 works by 13 Spanish artists are on [...]

January 23rd, 2020|

5 books to enjoy this winter by Bill Gates

As the clock ticks closer to midnight on New Year’s Eve, it’s fun to look back at what you’ve accomplished this year. December is a great time to take stock of everything you’ve done over the last twelve months—including all of the books you’ve read. Because I’m a data guy, [...]

January 6th, 2020|

Qatar National Library receives over 677,000 book lovers this year

The love for reading and access to information has grown significantly in Qatar which is evident from the increasing number of members and borrowers at the Qatar National Library (QNL). According to QNL’s latest newsletter,  710,012 books were borrowed in 2019 and the library received 37,467 new members. A total [...]

December 30th, 2019|

W Doha’s Art 29 gallery bursts with colour and energy

Contemporary abstract artist Hala El Attar visually manifests energy through her unique take on fluid art integrating different mediums and styles to achieve artworks that burst with colour and life, now on show at W Doha’s Art 29 gallery. Dubbed “Different Dimension: An Energetic Place”, the exhibition which opened yesterday [...]

December 22nd, 2019|

National Museum of Qatar to unveil ‘Peace Bench’ sculpture

The National Museum of Qatar (NMoQ) will unveil a special gift from the Nobel Peace Center in collaboration with the Norwegian company Hydro this Saturday to mark the 50-year industrial collaboration between Qatar and Norway, that is being celebrated this year. The gift — a sculptured “Peace Bench”, which is [...]

December 12th, 2019|