Qatar Museums (QM) is hosting a series of activities throughout August, inviting children and families to learn about the transformation of Qatar, traditional weaving and the fascinating collection of the National Museum of Qatar (NMoQ).
NMoQ: School Virtual Field Tour – Sunday and Tuesday from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. (45-minute tour) – Language: Arabic, English, French, Italian, Chinese, Spanish, Turkish and German. Students from schools and universities in Qatar and abroad are invited to experience NMoQ from their classrooms through direct interaction with a museum guide during 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 its transformation in Qatar, the modern history of Qatar. For more information, please email [email protected]
The discovery of black gold and its transformation in Qatar: August 15 and 22 (Arabic) from 4 p.m. to 5 p.m., August 17 and 24 (English) from 4 p.m. to 5 p.m. Participants will learn about the discovery of oil and gas in Qatar and its positive impact on the country’s cultural, economic and political transformation and development.
For more information, please email [email protected]
How Big Are Your Worries Little Bear: August 20, 5-6 p.m. – Language: English – Through a captivating and beautifully illustrated story, children will learn that everyday worries and fears can be overcome. They will learn to manage and overcome anxious thoughts as demonstrated with the little bear and his mother who helped him overcome his fears. For more information, please email
Family screening on Saturday – August 27 from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m., Language: English, Arabic. Experiment with mirrored light and projections to create dreamlike collages inspired by the exhibition “Pipilotti Rist: Your Brain to Me, My Brain to You”. Information and reservations: [email protected]
Mathaf: Storytime at Mathaf – August 20 from 4 to 5 p.m. – Language: Arabic, English – Children aged 7 to 12 and their families are invited to explore the link between art and storytelling. Participation free, registration required.
Mathaf Book Club: August 27 from 4:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. – Language: Arabic, English – Read selected artistic texts (historical, conceptual and visual) from the Mathaf Library collection. Participation free, registration required.
Dadu, Children’s Museum of Qatar: Weaving for Dadu in Fanar – From August 8 to September 30 from 2 p.m. to 8 p.m. –
Learn to weave and help build the Dadu Garden. Weave for Dadu invites the community to produce objects necessary for the growth of the Dadu garden, while discovering the art of traditional weaving. Participants will begin by weaving placemats and coasters, then move on to weaving ornaments. Weaving sessions will be organized in the Majlis in Fanar. No pre-registration is required.