Qatar Museums Announces Activities During August

(MENAFN- The Peninsula) The Peninsula Online

Doha: Qatar Museums is hosting a series of activities throughout the month of August inviting children and families to learn more about Qatar's transformation, traditional weaving and the National Museum of Qatar's fascinating collection.

National Museum of Qatar
School Virtual Field Tour
Sunday and Tuesday from 9 am to 12 pm (45 minutes tour)
Language: Arabic, English, French, Italian, Chinese, Spanish, Turkish, and German
School and university students in Qatar and abroad are invited to experience the National Museum of Qatar from their classrooms through direct interaction with a museum guide on these live tours.
Schools can choose one of the following themes:

  • Life on the Coast in Qatar
  • Qatari Architecture
  • The Discovery of Black Gold and transformation in Qatar
  • The Modern History of Qatar

For more information, email [email protected]

The Discovery of Black Gold & Transformation in Qatar
Monday 15th and 22nd August (Arabic) from 4 pm to 5 pm
Wednesday, 17th and 24th of August (English) from 4 pm to 5 pm
Participants will learn about the discovery of oil and gas in Qatar and its positive impact on the cultural, economic and political transformation and development of the country.
For more information, email: [email protected]

How Big Are Your Worries Little Bear
Saturday, 20th August from 5 pm to 6 pm
Language: English
Through an engaging and beautifully illustrated story, children will learn that everyday worries and fears can be overcome. They will learn how to manage and overcome anxious thoughts as demonstrated with the little bear and his mother who helped him overcome his fears.
For more information, email: [email protected]

Family Saturday-Drop-In Projection
Saturday, 27th August from 4 pm to 6 pm
Language: English, Arabic
Experiment with mirrored light and projections to create dream-like collages inspired by the 'Pipilotti Rist: Your Brain to Me, My Brain to You' exhibition.
Inquiries and Bookings: [email protected]

Story Time at Mathaf
Saturday, 20th August from 4 pm to 5 pm
Language: Arabic, English
Children aged 7 to 12 and their families are invited to explore the connection between art and storytelling. Free to attend, registration is required: Registration link

Mathaf Reading Club
Saturday, 27th August from 4 pm to 5 pm
Language: Arabic, English
Read selected artistic texts (historical, conceptual, and visual) from the Mathaf library collection.
Free to attend, registration is required.

Dadu, Children's Museum of Qatar

Weave for Dadu at Fanar
Saturday to Thursday, 8th August to 30th September, from 2 pm to 8 pm
Learn how to weave and help build the Dadu Garden. Weave for Dadu invites the community to produce items that are needed to grow the Dadu Garden, while also discovering the art of traditional weaving. 

Participants will start with weaving table mats and coasters, and then move on to weaving ornaments. Weaving sessions will be hosted in the Majlis in Fanar. No pre-registration is required.


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