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Painting the town with portraits

Painting the town with portraits

An Indian artist is attracting the attention in town for his sheer ability and versatility in painting portraits.

CMU-Q student’s art brings hope, inspiration to people of Doha

CMU-Q student’s art brings hope, inspiration to people of Doha

Alanoud al-Ghamdi has transformed a passion for calligraphy into public art pieces that express messages of hope and inspiration.

A walk through old Damascus through art at Katara

A walk through old Damascus through art at Katara

A number of exhibitions at Katara – the Cultural Village provide an opportunity for art enthusiasts to explore unique and compelling pieces by Qatari and Doha-based artists ...

Hearing, speech impaired teen speaks through art

Hearing, speech impaired teen speaks through art

For Arjun Suvaraj drawing has been a tool for expressing himself ever since his childhood. With the passage of time, he has not only mastered his language but has also made it more creative and artistic.

Using art as a magical bridge to dispel distance

Using art as a magical bridge to dispel distance

Inaugurated recently at Building-19 of Katara, ‘Transition’ is an exhibition that showcases the changes experienced by Latin American artists while living in Qatar for many years and the ways in which their art creates a magical bridge where distance dissipates. As many as seven artists associated w

Artists honoured for volunteer work for 5/6 Park

Artists honoured for volunteer work for 5/6 Park

The Supervisory Committee of Beautification of Roads and Public Places in Qatar on Sunday honoured the artists who voluntarily worked to embellish the under-construction 5/6 Park.

Qatar's art scene resilient and vibrant

Qatar's art scene resilient and vibrant

Qatar’s art scene has proved to be resilient and vibrant amid the many challenges, including the Covid-19 pandemic, Qatari artist and architect Mohamed Faraj al-Suwaidi has said.

Qatar Museums launches curated archaeological tours for Culture Pass members

Qatar Museums launches curated archaeological tours for Culture Pass members

As part of an initiative to introduce the wider community to Qatar’s archaeological history, Qatar Museums (QM) has launched Atharna, a programme through which Culture Pass members will have the opportunity to visit historical sites across the country through curated tours.

 Sustainable lifestyles through art

Sustainable lifestyles through art

Awareness and knowledge about climate changes and ecological imbalance have fast been increasing around the world as more and more people are raising their voices for the need of a sustainable lifestyle and environment-friendly energy sources.

Art initiatives create positive impact: Qatar-based artist

Art initiatives create positive impact: Qatar-based artist

The opening of new museums and art initiatives in Qatar such as the Doha Fire Station has created a positive impact on young and emerging artists in the country, Qatar-based artist Michael Anthony Perrone has said.

VCUarts Qatar alumnus helps make art auctions more accessible to the public

VCUarts Qatar alumnus helps make art auctions more accessible to the public

This year, Doha-based Al Bahie Auction House’s efforts to organise the Modern and Contemporary Art Auction 2020 is being spearheaded by a Virginia Commonwealth University School of the Arts in Qatar (VCUarts Qatar) Class of 2016 alumnus, Habib M Abu-Futtaim. The auction will take place on Tuesday, D

Works of 11 artists on show at ‘Directions’ virtual exhibition

Works of 11 artists on show at ‘Directions’ virtual exhibition

The virtual art exhibition “Directions” continues on the platforms of Katara – the Cultural Village, in co-operation with the Hessa Art House, until December 15, featuring the works of 11 artists.