THE COMPETITION HAS NOW ENDED, WE WILL BE ANNOUNCING THE WINNER ON MONDAY 5/3/2012!
Superflat postmodern artist Takashi Murakami is in Qatar to launch his EGO exhibit on 9 Feb 2012. To celebrate this, Qatar Museums Authority are giving you the chance to win an exclusive prize pack featuring a Murakami signed print, flower cushion and more!
Louise Bourgeois: Conscious and Unconscious. 20 Jan- 1 June 2012 QMA Gallery Katara Building 10, Doha Qatar.
" Louise was interested in things coming into the world because she felt she was going out of it".Curator Philip Larratt-Smith explains artwork produced by Louise Bourgeois when she was 94-years old, plus reveals an intriguing fact about he obsession with the number 5…
Qatar Museums Authority hosts all staff at “we care, we share” dinner Comprehensive private health insurance added to the package of all QMA staff and their families Doha 1 February, 2012 — Qatar Museums Authority hosted a family dinner for its staff and their families last night at the Museum of Islamic Art. The event was attended by His Excellency Sheikh Hassan Bin Mohammad Al Thani, Vice Chairman of QMA, Mr Abdulla Al Najjar, CEO of QMA as well as several strategic partners of QMA.
Pious Gifts, Lamp Story - Learn the history of giving mosque lamps in Islamic traditions, and inspect an earthenware bowl for a lesson in hospitality.
Belief in divine reward, combined with traditional ideas of benevolence and kindness, as well as personally and politically motivated obligation and compensation, helped shape an Islamic model of giving Pious Gifts to a mosque, shrine, or other religious institution.