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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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Mo Amer Live in Doha
23 May
Lifestyle
Qatar National Convention Center

Mo Amer Live in Doha

Mo Amer to perform live in Doha, with Amal Taleb opening act

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.

Qatar Cup Handball Final
21 May
Sports
Duhail Handball Sports Hall

Qatar Cup Handball Final

Witness all the action of the final showdown to see who lifts the Qatar Handball Cup in Doha.

International Museum Day: Shapes and Structures Workshop
22 May
Workshop
Museum of Islamic Art

International Museum Day: Shapes and Structures Workshop

Join MIA’s Art of Islamic Pattern workshop in collaboration with sculptor and geometric artist Adam Williamson to celebrate this International Museum Day.

The Moroccan Stamps and Notes Exhibition
22 May To 15 Jun
Art & Culture
Katara Cultural Village

The Moroccan Stamps and Notes Exhibition

This exhibition features a wide collection of rare and distinctive Moroccan stamps and coins

Musical Concert
23 May
Music
Katara Cultural Village

Musical Concert

A Musical Concert by the Omani artist the cellist Maryam Al-Manjia

Overlap DIY (Do It Yourself)
23 May
Workshop
Fire Station

Overlap DIY (Do It Yourself)

Get ready for a groundbreaking experience as we proudly present Overlap’s first DIY (Do It Yourself) Workshop

Philharmonic at the Library: Tchaikovsky's Piano Trio - A Journey of Love and Loss
23 May
Music
Qatar National Library

Philharmonic at the Library: Tchaikovsky's Piano Trio - A Journey of Love and Loss

Join us for an enchanting evening featuring the captivating music of Tchaikovsky's Piano Trio, brought to life through a diverse selection of mesmerizing musical compositions.

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.

The Moroccan Stamps and Notes Exhibition
22 May To 15 Jun
Art & Culture
Katara Cultural Village

The Moroccan Stamps and Notes Exhibition

This exhibition features a wide collection of rare and distinctive Moroccan stamps and coins

Al Shaqab League
24 May
Lifestyle
Longines Indoor Arena, Al Shaqab

Al Shaqab League

The time has finally come to crown the champions of the Al Shaqab League

Bruckner Meets Mozart
24 May
Art & Culture
Qatar National Convention Center

Bruckner Meets Mozart

Experience the Qatar Philharmonic Orchestra in a captivating performance featuring masterpieces by Mozart and Bruckner.

The Smart Manufacturing Exhibition
25 May To 30 May
Free
Business
Doha Exhibition & Convention Center (DECC)

The Smart Manufacturing Exhibition

An international trade exhibition to showcase the forefront of technological advancements and innovations in the field of smart manufacturing.

Storytime for Children
25 May
Family
3-2-1 Qatar Olympic and Sports Museum

Storytime for Children

Join us once a month for our Storytelling Programme, where captivating stories come alive

Mangrove Kayaking in Qatar
18 May To 15 Jun
Sports
Purple Island, Al Khor

Mangrove Kayaking in Qatar

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

QRS Track Challenge 2024
10 May To 31 May
Sports
Lusail Multipurpose Hall

QRS Track Challenge 2024

By popular demand, the Track Challenge is back! Join us for a 4-race series at the Lusail Multipurpose Hall.

Mo Amer Live in Doha
23 May
Lifestyle
Qatar National Convention Center

Mo Amer Live in Doha

Mo Amer to perform live in Doha, with Amal Taleb opening act

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

Maz Jobrani Mr. International Comedy Tour
29 May
Lifestyle
W Doha Hotel

Maz Jobrani Mr. International Comedy Tour

Discover the latest comedy show by Maz Jobrani, as part of his international comedy tour for this season. 

Formula 1 Qatar Airways Qatar Grand Prix 2024
29 Nov To 01 Dec
Sports
Lusail International Circuit

Formula 1 Qatar Airways Qatar Grand Prix 2024

Be ready to enjoy an exhilarating round of the Formula 1 World Championship at the Lusail International Circuit!

Doha Jewellery And Watches Exhibition 2025
05 May To 11 May
Lifestyle
Doha Exhibition & Convention Center (DECC)

Doha Jewellery And Watches Exhibition 2025

Mark your calendars! A world of luxury and elegance awaits you at the twenty-first edition of the Doha Jewellery and Watches Exhibition 💎

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.

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