Qatar Museums unveils January events

      Published on Friday, 8 January , 2021      783 Views     
Qatar Museums unveils January events

  • Culture

If you or your kids feel like letting out your creative side this month, you’re in luck, as Qatar Museums has just unveiled a whole host of events.

This January, you’ll be able to sign up for drawing, clay work or photography classes, and go on exhibition tours with experts.

Head down to the Mathaf: Arab Museum of Modern Art every Tuesday and Wednesday at 4pm and you’ll be able to take part in art lessons with Ismael Azzam.

You’ll learn portraiture techniques using pencil, charcoal and paint, and are completely free. You can sign up on the Mathaf website here.

Then on January 17, 18, 19, and 20 between 5pm and 7pm, the Museum of Islamic Art will be hosting a workshop for adults that focuses on drawing and shading techniques.

And on December 19 and 20 between 4pm and 5.30pm, kids aged eight to 11 will learn about Ottoman islimi design, and create an illumination painting.

If you’re interested in photography, you should head down to the A Falcon’s Eye exhibition on January 20 between 6pm and 7pm for a tour of the photography showcase with curator Dr Giles Hudson.

Then, on January 26 between noon and 1pm, curator Dr Mounia Abudaya will be hosting another tour of the exhibition.

Finally, on January 27, the Museum of Islamic Art will be hosting its Majlis Book Club between 5pm and 7pm.

You can sign up for these events by visiting the Qatar Museums website here.

Have fun!

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Category Culture, Events | 2021/01/08 latest update at 8:00 PM
Source : Time Out Doha | Photocredit : Google
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