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Art and culture

Modern artistry meets ancient tradition 

The past touches the future and barriers are broken in exhibitions, on the streets and across the country.

EXPLORE OUR CULTURE   AND LIVELY ART SCENE 

Qatar is a heart-stirring treasure trove of art and culture like you’ve never experienced before. With over 80 stunning public art pieces, exquisite architecture stretching up into the sky and over horizons, and sprawling museums that fuse past and present, take your time to discover our cultural riches with these insider guides. 

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From striking public art like the enormous spider Maman to an art gallery in a fire station, to inspiring architecture like the mesmerising National Museum of Qatar, art is the living, breathing heartbeat of Qatar. Learn about gypsum carving and Arabic calligraphy, or catch a performance by our philharmonic orchestra – there are extraordinary experiences waiting for you.

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Qatar Airways Presents Kevin Hart: Brand New Material Comedy Show
01 Mar
Lifestyle
Katara Beach Arena

Qatar Airways Presents Kevin Hart: Brand New Material Comedy Show

Mark your calendars, Qatar Airways presents Kevin Hart: Brand New Material for one night only in Doha

ONE 166: Qatar
01 Mar
Sports
Lusail Sports Arena

ONE 166: Qatar

ONE Championship takes place for the first time in Qatar With "ONE 166: Qatar" Show! See the worlds greatest fighters in action as they electrify the Lusail Sports Arena.

Qatar Airways Presents: Assala
02 Mar
Music
Katara Beach Arena

Qatar Airways Presents: Assala

Qatar Airways presents the Middle Eastern icon, the artist Assala, in an exceptional musical evening at Katara.

Arab Design Now Exhibition
24 Feb To 05 Aug
Art & Culture
M7 Msheireb

Arab Design Now Exhibition

Arab Design Now presents a survey of local and regional design talent across disciplines, from architectural and material innovations to contemporary crafts, furniture, fashion, graphic, and object design.

Le Monde d’Hermès Kiosk
24 Feb To 28 Feb
Free
Art & Culture
Sahat Al Nakheel, Msheireb

Le Monde d’Hermès Kiosk

Hermès sets off to meet the public with Le Monde d'Hermès Magazine's traveling kiosk in Doha!

Crafting Uzbekistan: Tradition in Threads
24 Feb To 30 Mar
Art & Culture
M7 Msheireb

Crafting Uzbekistan: Tradition in Threads

The exhibition showcases the evolution of Uzbekistan's applied arts over the last century, including rare and exquisite artefacts such as wooden stamps for dyeing fabrics and 20th century Bukhara "Bakhmal" velvet fabrics from the State Museum of Arts of U

Luminous Festival
21 Feb To 02 Mar
Free
Family
Al Sa'ad Plaza

Luminous Festival

Luminous Lusail promises exciting light shows, live music, and family fun on Lusail Boulevard.

Doha Expo 2023
02 Oct 23 To 28 Mar 24
Free
Business
Al Bidda Park

Doha Expo 2023

The first A1 International Horticultural Exhibition in Qatar, the Middle East, North Africa.

Qatar Airways Presents Kevin Hart: Brand New Material Comedy Show
01 Mar
Lifestyle
Katara Beach Arena

Qatar Airways Presents Kevin Hart: Brand New Material Comedy Show

Mark your calendars, Qatar Airways presents Kevin Hart: Brand New Material for one night only in Doha

ONE 166: Qatar
01 Mar
Sports
Lusail Sports Arena

ONE 166: Qatar

ONE Championship takes place for the first time in Qatar With "ONE 166: Qatar" Show! See the worlds greatest fighters in action as they electrify the Lusail Sports Arena.

Qatar Airways Presents: Assala
02 Mar
Music
Katara Beach Arena

Qatar Airways Presents: Assala

Qatar Airways presents the Middle Eastern icon, the artist Assala, in an exceptional musical evening at Katara.

Arab Design Now Exhibition
24 Feb To 05 Aug
Art & Culture
M7 Msheireb

Arab Design Now Exhibition

Arab Design Now presents a survey of local and regional design talent across disciplines, from architectural and material innovations to contemporary crafts, furniture, fashion, graphic, and object design.

Crafting Uzbekistan: Tradition in Threads
24 Feb To 30 Mar
Art & Culture
M7 Msheireb

Crafting Uzbekistan: Tradition in Threads

The exhibition showcases the evolution of Uzbekistan's applied arts over the last century, including rare and exquisite artefacts such as wooden stamps for dyeing fabrics and 20th century Bukhara "Bakhmal" velvet fabrics from the State Museum of Arts of U

Luminous Festival
21 Feb To 02 Mar
Free
Family
Al Sa'ad Plaza

Luminous Festival

Luminous Lusail promises exciting light shows, live music, and family fun on Lusail Boulevard.

Doha Expo 2023
02 Oct 23 To 28 Mar 24
Free
Business
Al Bidda Park

Doha Expo 2023

The first A1 International Horticultural Exhibition in Qatar, the Middle East, North Africa.

Teeb AlHazm 9th Edition
27 Feb To 09 Mar
Lifestyle
Al Hazm

Teeb AlHazm 9th Edition

Unveiling Teeb Al Hazm 9th edition where art of perfumery meets luxury.

Qatar Airways Presents Kevin Hart: Brand New Material Comedy Show
01 Mar
Lifestyle
Katara Beach Arena

Qatar Airways Presents Kevin Hart: Brand New Material Comedy Show

Mark your calendars, Qatar Airways presents Kevin Hart: Brand New Material for one night only in Doha

ONE 166: Qatar
01 Mar
Sports
Lusail Sports Arena

ONE 166: Qatar

ONE Championship takes place for the first time in Qatar With "ONE 166: Qatar" Show! See the worlds greatest fighters in action as they electrify the Lusail Sports Arena.

MotoGP Grand Prix of Qatar 2024
08 Mar To 10 Mar
Sports
Lusail International Circuit

MotoGP Grand Prix of Qatar 2024

Feel the thrill at Qatar MotoGP as top riders compete under dazzling lights for victory at Lusail International Circuit!

Qatar Economic Forum 2024
14 May To 16 May
Business
To be confirmed

Qatar Economic Forum 2024

The Qatar Economic Forum, Powered by Bloomberg, is the Middle East's premier event for global business and investment, offering fresh insights on top economic issues for CEOs and world leaders in Doha.

Project Qatar 2024
27 May To 30 May
Free
Business
Doha Exhibition & Convention Center (DECC)

Project Qatar 2024

Join us in the 20th International Construction Technology & Building Materials Exhibition & Conference at DECC

Arab Design Now Exhibition
24 Feb To 05 Aug
Art & Culture
M7 Msheireb

Arab Design Now Exhibition

Arab Design Now presents a survey of local and regional design talent across disciplines, from architectural and material innovations to contemporary crafts, furniture, fashion, graphic, and object design.

Le Monde d’Hermès Kiosk
24 Feb To 28 Feb
Free
Art & Culture
Sahat Al Nakheel, Msheireb

Le Monde d’Hermès Kiosk

Hermès sets off to meet the public with Le Monde d'Hermès Magazine's traveling kiosk in Doha!

Crafting Uzbekistan: Tradition in Threads
24 Feb To 30 Mar
Art & Culture
M7 Msheireb

Crafting Uzbekistan: Tradition in Threads

The exhibition showcases the evolution of Uzbekistan's applied arts over the last century, including rare and exquisite artefacts such as wooden stamps for dyeing fabrics and 20th century Bukhara "Bakhmal" velvet fabrics from the State Museum of Arts of U

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