Storytime at Mathaf 

Saturday, January 14, 2017 - 11 am –1 pm

This program, in collaboration with Maktaba Children’s Library, gives the opportunity to families with young children to explore art through storytelling and explore storytelling through art. In this session we will explore a new theme based on our new exhibition Dia al-Azzawi: A Retrospective through reading, artwork analysis, and playful in-gallery activities.

About the program:

• Monthly sessions, held on Saturdays from 11am – 1 pm

• For children ages 4-9 years old and their families

• Offered in English and Arabic

• Sessions alternate between Mathaf in Education City and Al-Riwaq near the Museum of Islamic Art

• Registration is required for each session

To register, click here.

“Mathaf Voices” Tours

Take a tour of Mathaf exhibitions with one of our Mathaf Voices guides.


Tours of Dia al-Azzawi: A Retrospective are offered  in both locations: 

Mathaf: Arab Museum of Modern Art in Education City and Qatar Museums Gallery, Al-Riwaq, near the Museum of Islamic Art.


Available in English and Arabic

Weekdays: 11am-1pm and 3:30pm-5:30pm

Fridays: 4pm-6pm 

Mathaf for Teachers 2016-17

Session 3:  Art & Math I

Wednesday, January 11, 2017 - 4:30-6:30 pm

Qatar Museums Gallery, Al-Riwaq(near the Museum of Islamic Art)


This session will focus on applying Math curriculum in creative ways within the Gallery and Workshop spaces. The integration of Visual Arts and Math will be explored through several viewing strategies and art making. The workshop will provide a space to discuss, differentiate and collaborate on teaching and exploring math concepts.

To register, click here

For more information, contact us!

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About Mathaf for Teachers:

In these free monthly sessions teachers and museums educators come together to foster creative teaching and learning. Offered in English and Arabic, teachers of any grade level and subject area from any school in Qatar are invited to join us to explore object-based learning in the museum galleries, discuss issues related to education in Qatar, share curriculum and teaching strategies, and become inspired by art and artists.

Sessions are alternating between Mathaf: Arab Museum of Modern Art (in Education City) and Qatar Museums Gallery, Al-Riwaq(near the Museum of Islamic Art) for our latest exhibition Dia al-Azzawi: A Retrospective.


Art Lessons at Mathaf with Ismael Azzam

Every Sunday and Wednesday

January 8 – February 8, 2017


Manara – Education Space at Mathaf: Arab Museum of Modern Art


Join artist Ismael Azzam for a new season of Art Lessons at Mathaf and learn techniques in portraiture drawing using pencil and charcoal and paint.

  • Lessons are offered to people with basic to intermediate sketching and drawing skills
  • Each participant must bring their own sketch book (see samples below)
  • Participants may also be asked to sit in as a model to have their portraits done 
  • Admission is free. Seats are limited
  • To register click here


We are looking for volunteers to sit in as a model for the Art Lessons at Mathaf led by artist Ismael Azzam. If you are available between 4pm-7pm every Sunday and Wednesday, and can commit to the time slot, please to confirm by email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.