Qatar Museums lines up exciting summer activities
Qatar Museums lines up free-of-charge array of summer activities this August.
Artdayme: According to The Peninsula, Qatar Museums will continue its vibrant public programme this August by introducing a series of new free-of-charge activities across several of its entities, including the National Museum of Qatar (NMoQ), Fire Station: Artist in Residence, and the Museum of Islamic Art (MIA), 3-2-1 Qatar Olympic and Sports Museum, and Mathaf: Arab Museum of Modern Art.
Fire Station: Artist in Residence will offer a series of five-day workshops for teenagers and young adults (aged 14 to 20) each week of August, with topics spanning silkscreen printing, children’s book illustration, resin art, and analogue photography. The following workshops will take place at Fire Station’s Education Studio:
Silkscreen: The Book Sleeve Edition with Zainab Al Shibani will run from July 30 to August 3, from 4pm to 7pm; Children’s Book Illustration with Hassan Manasrah will be on August 6 to 10, from 4pm to 6:30pm; Resin Art with Roula Saad will run from August 13 to 17 from 4pm to 6pm; Capturing Moments: Exploring the Art of Film Photography with Mohammed Al Hammadi & Sultan Al Jaber is on August 20 to 24 from 4pm to 6pm.
Booking for any of these workshops can be made by visiting https://firestation.org.qa/en/.
As part of their commitment to inclusivity and accessibility, NMoQ is offering a special guided tour which has been tailored exclusively for the visually impaired, as well as an interactive tour for families, and a skills workshop for youths and young adults.
Families Exploration Journey is set on August 19 from 1pm to 2:30pm (English) and 4pm to 5:30pm (Arabic); Let’s Discover the Museum Collection! (For the Visually Impaired) will be on August 21 and 28, from 1pm to 2:30pm (English), and 4pm to 5:30pm (Arabic); Junior Workshop Facilitator meanwhile is NMoQ’s initiative to youths and young adults aged 13 to 19, encouraging them to actively lead and contribute to creative programmes within the museum. Participants will be offered training workshops on leadership skills, audience management, workshops, and preparation. The programme is for Qatari Nationals or those born in Qatar aged between 13-19. For questions and inquiries contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
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The Museum of Islamic Art will host three workshops in August, catering to both families with young children, and adults, ensuring an inclusive experience for everyone.
Family Day – Geometry is on August 12, from 2pm to 4pm; Youth Day – Library Puzzles and Games is on August 12, 10am to 4pm; Planet Kids Club - The Blue Jackal is on August 29, from 4pm to 5pm, interested parents may book a place for your child by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org; Mughal Artifacts is on August 31 from 3:30pm to 5:30pm, book your spot by emailing email@example.com.
Qatar Olympic and Sports Museum is running an active initiative designed to engage children and teenagers from 3 to 18 in an invigorating summer holiday experience. The museum is also running guided family visits, guided school tours, and story time sessions throughout August.
3-2-1 Summer Sports Fun Factory will run every week until August 25 from 10am to 11:30am and between 4am and 5:30am; QOSM Guided Family Visit is set on August 31 from 10am to 11pm; QOSM Guided School Tours, every Sunday, Tuesday, and Thursday from 9am to 11am; Storytime: The Path towards the Island, every Saturday of August, from 4pm to 4:30pm (English), and 4:30pm to 5pm (Arabic).