• Schools 1

    Schools visits

    A wide range of learning activities from kindergarten to grade 12

  • Schools 2

    Schools visits

    A wide range of learning activities from kindergarten to grade 12

  • Schools 3

    Schools visits

    A wide range of learning activities from kindergarten to grade 12

  • Schools 4

    Schools visits

    A wide range of learning activities from kindergarten to grade 12

School programmes

Our school programmes offer a wide range of learning activities from kindergarten to grade 12, for both local Independent and International schools.

Our programmes are aligned with the new Ministry of Education and Higher Education Art Curriculum Standards. Programmes can be delivered in English or Arabic.

Guided School Visits
Kindergarten - Grade 12 Students

During these guided visits, Mathaf educators lead interactive, theme based lessons that explore three to four works of art in depth through discussion and creative work in the galleries. 

Dates and Times: 

Every day from Sunday to Thursday- September 2017 - June 2018

9 am- 10 am / 10 am-11 am

Book your visit here

Art Lessons at Mathaf with Asmaa Al Mannai
Primary and Middle School Students

Art Lessons at Mathaf for Children is dedicated to art teaching lessons through the museum for school children. To engage a wide range of participants to visit and participate and explore modern and contemporary art. Each session focuses on a particular work in the galleries followed by a workshop that explores colour theory and techniques.

Dates and Times:

Sundays, Mondays, and Wednesdays from September 2017 - May 2018

10 am-11 am 

To register, click here

Art Lessons at Mathaf with Ismael Azzam
Middle and High School Students

Part of the current exhibition for Ismael Azzam, middle and high school students currently studying art and interested to learn techniques in portraiture are invited to attend special drawing session from a master artist.

Dates and Times: 

Mondays, September 2017 - May 2018

9 am-11 am

To register, click here

Art Lessons at Mathaf with Maryam Al Attiya
High School Students and Up

This program is dedicated to students age 16+ to work with a Qatari artist to explore the idea of emotions in art, how one can use awareness and surroundings to explore different emotions as themes, like grief, happiness, and anger. The workshop will link to works from the Mathaf Collection on view.

Dates and Times:

2 days workshops held on Tuesdays and Thursdays twice a month from September - December 2017.

10 am- 12 am

To register, click here

Museum Practices at Mathaf
Introduction: The Basics of Conservation
Grade 1- Grade 12 Students

A new program that shares knowledge about the museum’s functions involving the Mathaf diverse audiences with different aspects of the museum operations and practices. The program aims to introduce the best museum practices in a series of workshops led by the museum staff.

The first in the series will focus on the principles of conservation, led by the Mathaf

Conservation team. School students of all grades will learn the definition of conservation, how are the conservators trained and the main principles of conservation?

Dates & Times:

Every 1st and 2nd Thursday of the month, October 5, 2017 – February 15, 2018

9am-10am

To register, click here

FOR TEACHERS

Mathaf for Teachers

These monthly workshops benefit teachers in all subject areas and enable them to discover analytical approaches to connect the museum's collection and content with classroom teaching strategies.

The 2017/2018 Mathaf for Teachers sessions focus on building practical gallery tools for use in the classroom. Participants will explore viewing strategies, art-making and museum professions in the development of collaborative lesson plans which will be shared as a resource. These sessions provide a space to discuss, differentiate and collaborate on teaching and exploring art integrated concepts. Teachers of all subjects are invited to bring in lesson plan ideas to develop, share and contribute to teaching approaches.

Dates & Times:

October 11, November 22, December 6, 2017

4:30 pm-6:30 pm

To register, click here