Artist Encounters

with artist Fahad Al Maadheed

Painting technique on aluminum

Date: September 24, 25 ,26, 27, 28, 2017

Time: 4:00pm - 7:00pm

Location: Manara 

Mathaf: Arab Museum of Modern Art

The Artist Encounters invites artist Fahad Al Maadheed, to present a five-day workshop for emerging artists, art teachers and university students, by providing them the space to develop their skills by experimenting and trying different type of materials such as aluminum based on works in the Mathaf Collection.

All workshops conducted in Arabic

Admission is free. Seating is limited. Register early!

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About Artist Encounters, Mathaf has the unique opportunity to work with living artists to make meaning from Mathaf collection. Through the program artists are invited to Mathaf to design a series of workshops that link an element of their personal creative process with an aspect related to the creation of the artworks in the Mathaf Collection. 

Art Lessons at Mathaf with Ismael Azzam

Every Sunday and Wednesday

4pm-7pm

Manara - Education Space at Mathaf: Arab Museum of Modern Art

Join artist Ismael Azzam for a new season of Art Lessons at Mathaf and learn techniques in portraiture drawing using pencil and charcoal and paint. 

  • Lessons are offered to people with basic to intermediate sketching and drawing skills
  • Each participant must bring their own sketch book (see samples below)
  • Participants may also be asked to sit in as a model to have their portraits done 
  • Admission is free. Seats are limited
  • To register click here

Are you interested to have your portrait done by artist Ismael Azzam?

We are looking for volunteers to sit in as a model for the Art Lessons at Mathaf led by artist Ismael Azzam. If you are available between 4pm-7pm every Sunday and Wednesday, and can commit to the time slot, please confirm by email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.