Doha, February 01 (QNA) – Qatar Museums announced on Wednesday its activities and events for the month of February, with a wide range of programs – including exhibitions, tours and others. They are aimed at inspiring creative interaction among the local community.

The library team of the National Museum of Qatar will host every Monday and Wednesday a session to tell various stories about Qatar’s environment, targeting up to 25 students from kindergarten and preschool classes.

In celebration of Qatar Environment Day, the education team of the National Museum of Qatar will take young people aged 16+, on Feb. 12 and 19 (in Arabic) and on Feb. 15 and 22 (in English), on a journey to discover how Qatar’s geography has shaped different natural habitats.

At the Museum of Islamic Art, the seminar room will host a Ruqa’a beginner workshop (for women) from Feb. 5 to 8. In the Museum’s meeting room, students and young adults will benefit from a course on Ottoman design, and learn about different types of arts in the Museum of Islamic Art on the Feb. 11.

The curators of Lusail Museum invite the public for a tour of the Tales of a Connected World exhibition, and view the world-class collection of Orientalist art, archaeological artifacts, and media dating from antiquity to the 21st century. The curators will also discuss plans and their vision for the future museum until April 1.

QM Gallery – Al Riwaq (Education Space), in this workshop young writers (aged 12 – 16) are invited to join in a creative writing workshop from Feb 19 to 20 (Arabic & English). The first day will involve a walk-in gallery conversation, discussing individual perceptions of the collection. The class will then learn about the principals of writing a short story. On the second day participants will create a main character inspired by the exhibition, using different artistic techniques.

Art lessons with Ismael Azzam will be held every Sunday and Monday, where participants will join artist Ismael Azzam for a new season of Art Lessons at Mathaf, and learn the art of portraiture, using a range of different mediums. Lessons are offered to people with basic to intermediate sketching and drawing skills.

Experience Al Jazeera at Fire Station under the title ‘Creating Logos from Calligraphy Workshop from Feb. 12, 13, 26 and 27 is directed at teenagers. In this workshop the participants will create logos generated from handwritten fonts and experiment with calligraphy to generate a very expressive artistic communication. Participants will try different methods and styles of calligraphy and use these methods to create their own exquisite graphic piece. (QNA)


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