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QM’s month-long initiative, Fannek, celebrates Qatar’s public art scene

QM’s month-long initiative, Fannek, celebrates Qatar’s public art scene

As part of its continued mission to take art beyond four walls, Qatar Museums (QM) will host Fannek, a month-long public art initiative that provides a gateway for the museum’s Culture Pass members to explore the country’s public art scene through tours, talks and workshops.

Qatar Museums to begin reopening museums and heritage sites on July 1 with new health and safety protocols

Qatar Museums to begin reopening museums and heritage sites on July 1 with new health and safety protocols

Institutions and heritage sites reopening first will include the Museum of Islamic Art, Mathaf: Arab Museum of Modern Art, Al Zubarah, Al Jassasiya and Barzan Towers.

NMoQ tour - a time travel spanning 700mn years

NMoQ tour - a time travel spanning 700mn years

Museums are doorways to the past. Once opened they provide glimpses of history and how life began. The National Museum of Qatar (NMoQ) is one such portal through time.

Africans cheer call for France to return treasures

Africans cheer call for France to return treasures

African museum directors on Wednesday welcomed an expert report calling on France to allow the return of thousands of African treasures and artworks...

Culture minister hosts UK parliamentarians at MIA

Culture minister hosts UK parliamentarians at MIA

They discussed ways to strengthen cultural co-operation between Qatar and the UK, and to activate the role of museums in this regard.

Rare private collection of Islamic arms and armour goes on show at MIA

Rare private collection of Islamic arms and armour goes on show at MIA

Qatari collector Fadel al-Mansoori will display his impressive Islamic arms and armour collection at the Museum of Islamic Art (MIA) at the opening of his exhibition this month and on view until May 2018.

Paris floods stabilise as Seine starts to recede

Paris floods stabilise as Seine starts to recede

The rain-swollen River Seine in Paris receded on Saturday for the first time in a week after nearing its highest level in three decades, triggering a scramble to save artworks in riverside museums.