Creative Conversation for Artists (Online)

13 October 2020 from  6:00 until 8:00 pm Register Here

Creative Conversation for Artists invites emerging and established practicing artists to present and debate new projects and conceptual ideas to the wide creative community of artists and curators in Doha.  

Mathaf Art Programs invites you to join the next Creative Conversation for Artists with artists Muna Al-Badr and Masoud Al-Bulushi on 13 October, online, Artists will have the chance to engage an open dialogue about recent experimentation and lines inquiry in their work, as well as discussing the challenges faced in the creative process and development of conceptual thinking.

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M F Husain: Horses of the Sun (Doha: Mathaf, Arab Museum of Modern Art/ Milan: Silvana Editoriale, 2020).

Release of Mathaf Publication, M F Husain: Horses of the Sun, edited by Ranjit Hoskote  (Online)

WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 7, 2020 FROM 4:00 PM UNTIL 5:15 PM (DOHA TIME)  Register Here

The Mathaf publication, M F Husain: Horses of the Sun (2020) is the expanded publication of the exhibition, M. F. Husain: Horses of the Sun, presented at Mathaf in March 2019. Abdellah Karroum, Director of Mathaf, will introduce the evening and speak about the 2019 M F Husain exhibition, placing it in the context of Mathaf’s curatorial programme and vision. This will be followed by a talk by Ranjit Hoskote, curator of the exhibition and editor of the volume, on M F Husain, his art and its multiple contexts.

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Artist Encounter with Dr Sabrina Puppin

30 August, 6 and 13 September 2020 

Discover with Dr Sabrina Puppin the biography of Artist Huguette Caland (1931-2019) in a series of three videos brought to you by Mathaf. Throughout this series, Dr Puppin will be demonstrating the line techniques used by the artist. Videos will be available on our Youtube channel MathafModern .

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Sophia Al Maria, The Future was Desert, Part I, 2016. Single channel HD video 5 min, 17 sec. Collection Mathaf: Arab Museum of Modern Art, Doha

Panel Discussion: Art and Cultural Narratives in Qatar (Online)

Wednesday, September 23, 2020 from 8:00 pm until 9:00 pm (Doha time)  Register Here

The panel discussion focuses on tracing the development of Qatari art in conjunction with the exhibition Lived Forward: Art and Culture in Doha from 1960s-2020, currently on show at Mathaf: Arab Museum of Modern Art, Doha.

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Mathaf Summer Camp Online

11, 18, 25 August and 1 September 2020  

Mathaf summer program is an annual program dedicated for young children to learn about the museum’s collection and exhibitions through deep observation, discussion and analysis of artworks and participating in hands-on learning activities. This introduces children to different concepts and practices behind modern and contemporary art. Activities will be presented on our IGTV @MathafModern .  

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