History of Art in Qatar 

16 and 23 October 2021

3:00pm – 5:00 pm 

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This program provides the opportunity for you to learn the history of Art in Qatar. 

You will have the opportunity to expand on the history of art through Narrating and discussing the Qatari movement in fine arts and its history, carrying out a work with master Yusuf Ahmed on (the readable text of visual art).

On a second level, the program will focus on the history of the art scene of Qatar and how / where the artwork fits in.

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Artist Encounters with Lina Abdallah Lotfi 

"A vision through clay” Pottery Workshop 

October 6 and 7, 2021 from 4-7pm (limited seats) 

MANARA STUDIO– EDUCATION SPACE AT MATHAF: ARAB MUSEUM OF MODERN ART 

Age Group: 16+

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Lebanese Ceramist Lina Abdallah Lotfi will offer a two days’ workshop on hand build clay. Taking on a modern approach, there will be a focus on glazing and engraving. The attendee's will create their own piece under the instruction of Lina. 

The workshop will be presented by Lina Abdallah Lotfi in English. 

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Mathaf Events

Mustafa Saeed, Peace & Milk, 2015, Photography and digital collage, printed on Canson rag photographic, 120 x 120 cm, ©Mustafa Saeed , Courtesy of the artist

Mathaf Talk: Mending a Crack in the Sky with Kinsi Abdulleh and Mustafa Saeed, by Amal Al Haag

TUESDAY 31 AUGUST 2021 FROM 6:00 PM (DOHA TIME – ONLINE)

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Mathaf invites you to join a public talk with Researcher and Independent Curator Amal Al Haag. The talk will dive deeper into how Somali artists and professionals in the cultural sector use the social media and digital culture as catalysts for understanding, recovery of lost histories, repair archives and building relationships beyond political borders. With contributions by photographer Mustafa Saeed and artist and Numbi founder Kinsi Abdulleh.

This talk will take place over Zoom and will be in English with simultaneous Arabic translation.

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International Collaborations

Image: Mohamed Melehi, IBM, 1962, Acrylic on canvas 
152 x 130 cm. Mathaf: Arab Museum of Modern Art – Qatar Museums and Qatar Foundation 

Moroccan Trilogy 1950-2020

31 MARCH – 27 SEPTEMBER 2021   

SABATINI BUILDING - MUSEO NACIONAL CENTRO DE ARTE REINA SOFÍA, MADRID, SPAIN  

Curated by:  Manuel Borja-Villel and Abdellah Karroum  

In collaboration with the Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofía - Madrid, Spain, Moroccan Trilogy 1950 - 2020 looks at modern and contemporary art and culture in Morocco’s major in urban centres including Tangier, Tetouan and Casablanca, from the immediate post-independence period of the 1950s to the pre-revolutions era of the new millennia.

Through artwork, archives, and publications, this exhibition provides a new expanded framework for reading art histories in Morocco that is non-linear, transnational, and political.

 

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Other Activities

MIA Education Workshops

07,12, 14 JULY 2021

MANARA STUDIO– EDUCATION SPACE AT MATHAF: ARAB MUSEUM OF MODERN ART

Free admission and seats are limited

Join Melina De Moura from Museum of Islamic Art Education department for a series of 3 exciting workshops taking place at the Mathaf Manara Studio.

- July 07, 4pm-6pm ABSTRACT ART 101 (12-16 years old)

- July 12 , 10am-12pm HEAVY METAL WORKSHOP (12-14 years old)

- July 14, 10am-12pm THE FLOWER OF LIFE (12-14 years old)

 

Part of MIA Education