Museum of Islamic Art (MIA) marks 10th anniversary with week-long public events

Qatar Museums (QM) has announced, The Museum of Islamic Art (MIA) is sorting out a week of public events to celebrate its 10th anniversary.

 

When MIA opened in 2008, MIA was the first of the major capital improvements and flagship projects initiated by Qatar Museums(QM). Structured by the incomparable Chinese American engineer, I M Pei, MIA features Qatar's reality class accumulations of Islamic workmanship extending more than 1,400 years to the present day. Qatar Museums(QM) said, the events will consist of movie screenings, curator tours and calligraphy and painting workshops, other different activities.

  • I M Pei movie screening of “Learning from Light,” every day (except Wednesday) from Dec 2 – Dec 12 at the MIA Auditorium, at 10:30am and 4:00pm.
  • Curator-led tours on Sunday, Dec 2, Monday Dec 3 , Tuesday, Dec 4 and Wednesday, Dec 5 at 11:00am.
  • Conservation-led tours on Thursday, Dec 6, Sunday, Dec 9 and Monday, Dec 10 at 11:00am.
  • Celebration activities at the MIA Library on Saturday, Dec 8 from 10:00am-4:00pm.
  • Ottoman design workshop on Saturday, Dec 8 from 11:00am-1:00pm.
  • Acrylic painting workshops on Friday, Dec 7 and Saturday, Dec 8 from 12:00-6:00pm.
  • MIA architecture guided tour on Thursday, Dec 6 at 2:30pm.
  • Guided tour on “Science in Art” on Monday, Dec 3 and Monday, Dec 10 at 2:30pm.
  • Permanent gallery tours on Friday, Dec 7 and Saturday, Dec 8 at 2:30pm.
  • Weavers for children workshop on Tuesday, Dec 4 and Wednesday, Dec 5 at 4:30pm.
  • 12-fold rosette workshop on Sunday, Dec 2 and Monday, Dec 3 at 4:30pm.
  • Paper recycling workshop on Sunday, Dec 2 through Wednesday, Dec 5 at 4:30pm.
  • Diwani Workshop for Women on Sunday, Dec 2 , Monday, Dec 3, Wednesday, Dec 5 , Thursday, Dec 6, Sunday, Dec 9 and Monday, Dec 10 at 5:00pm.

For more details and to reserve a space visit the MIA website at: http://www.mia.org.qa/en/whats-on

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