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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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LEGO® Shows
10 Apr To 25 Apr
Family
Qatar National Convention Center

LEGO® Shows

Experience the exciting LEGO® adventure for the first time in Qatar! Mark your calendars, you and your families, to embark on this thrilling adventure.

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.

Comparisons of the Linguistic Heritage of Arabic and English
23 Apr
Art & Culture
Qatar National Library

Comparisons of the Linguistic Heritage of Arabic and English

We invite you to a lecture on traditional comparisons between Arabic and English to reveal these dualities in comparative linguistics.

Innovation By Design Summit
24 Apr
Business
Doha Design District

Innovation By Design Summit

This summit aims to deliberate on how design at all levels can improve processes, create new products, and invent new ways of doing business.

Palestinian Cultural Heritage Festival 2024
25 Apr To 04 May
Art & Culture
Katara Cultural Village

Palestinian Cultural Heritage Festival 2024

The special edition of the Palestinian Cultural Heritage Festival will be held in Katara Cultural Village

Autumn Trade Fair
25 Apr To 10 May
Family
الحي الثقافي كتارا

Autumn Trade Fair

Join us at the shopping Autumn trade fair, the largest shopping tent at the southern area of Katara!

Philharmonic at the Library: Brahms' String Quintet
25 Apr
Music
Qatar National Library

Philharmonic at the Library: Brahms' String Quintet

Step into a world of musical elegance as the timeless notes of Brahms' String Quintet fill the air.

Ziad Bourji Live Performance
25 Apr
Music
Bagatelle Beach Club - Al Maha Island

Ziad Bourji Live Performance

Ziad Bourji will perform at Bagatelle Beach Club in Al Maha Island.

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.

Palestinian Cultural Heritage Festival 2024
25 Apr To 04 May
Art & Culture
Katara Cultural Village

Palestinian Cultural Heritage Festival 2024

The special edition of the Palestinian Cultural Heritage Festival will be held in Katara Cultural Village

Autumn Trade Fair
25 Apr To 10 May
Family
الحي الثقافي كتارا

Autumn Trade Fair

Join us at the shopping Autumn trade fair, the largest shopping tent at the southern area of Katara!

The 4th Edition of “Naham Al Khaleej” Competition
26 Apr To 30 Apr
Free
Music
Katara Drama Theatre

The 4th Edition of “Naham Al Khaleej” Competition

Enjoy an immersive experience of Qatari heritage at the traditional maritime musical contest 'Naham Al-Khaleej' hosted by Katara.

Dimitri Vegas & Like Mike Concert
26 Apr
Music
Bagatelle Beach Club - Al Maha Island

Dimitri Vegas & Like Mike Concert

Join us for an entertaining musical show with Dimitri Vegas & Like Mike at Bagatelle Beach Club.

A Night At The Oscars
27 Apr
Music
Qatar National Convention Center

A Night At The Oscars

Step into the glitz and glamour of Hollywood with the Qatar Philharmonic Orchestra's enchanting event, Night at the Oscars.

Nasta'liq Script Workshop (Beginners)
20 Apr To 27 Apr
Free
Workshop
Museum of Islamic Art

Nasta'liq Script Workshop (Beginners)

Engage in the various designs and writings of Iranian-founded Nasta'liq script.

AFC U23 Asian Cup 2024™
15 Apr To 03 May
Sports
Multiple locations

AFC U23 Asian Cup 2024™

Doha will host the AFC U-23 Championship, which qualifies for the Paris Olympics, in April next year.

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.

Aghani Al Mosalsalat
31 Aug To 02 Sep
Entertainment
Qatar National Convention Center

Aghani Al Mosalsalat

A journey in the midst of Gulf and Arab artistic memory that takes us back to the seventies.

Mangrove Kayaking Adventure
12 May To 31 Aug
Sports
Purple Island, Al Khor

Mangrove Kayaking Adventure

It's a favourite vacation spot for who enjoys kayaking and discovering different bird species.

Comparisons of the Linguistic Heritage of Arabic and English
23 Apr
Art & Culture
Qatar National Library

Comparisons of the Linguistic Heritage of Arabic and English

We invite you to a lecture on traditional comparisons between Arabic and English to reveal these dualities in comparative linguistics.

Innovation By Design Summit
24 Apr
Business
Doha Design District

Innovation By Design Summit

This summit aims to deliberate on how design at all levels can improve processes, create new products, and invent new ways of doing business.

Palestinian Cultural Heritage Festival 2024
25 Apr To 04 May
Art & Culture
Katara Cultural Village

Palestinian Cultural Heritage Festival 2024

The special edition of the Palestinian Cultural Heritage Festival will be held in Katara Cultural Village

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