Permanent Exhibitions

Mathaf Collection: SUMMARY PART 2 is accessible to the public. Visitors are required to reserve tickets in advance. Find out more

Temporary Exhibitions

Coming soon 

Chaos+Repair=Universe, 2014. Mirror fragments, metal wires. Approx. 60 cm (diameter). Installation view "Sacrifice and Harmony", MMK Museum für Moderne Kunst, Frankfurt/Main, 2016. Courtesy the artist, and Galleria Continua.  Private Collection.  Photo: Axel Schneider 

Kader Attia: On Silence 

Mathaf: Arab Museum of Modern Art, Doha, Qatar

Kader Attia: On Silence is a major solo exhibition dedicated to the work of the artist over the last two decades, curated by Abdellah Karroum, Director of Mathaf, with Assistant Curator Lina Ramadan. The exhibition will feature a wide range of work across all media and include site-specific installations, sculptures, collages, drawings, video, and photography. On Silence explores themes of postcolonial trauma and the ensuing decades of psychiatric ‘repair’ at the social and individual level. The artist’s intention and curatorial approach is to provoke the viewer’s emotional and physical experience while encountering works placed at various levels in the museum galleries, seen from above, from underneath, and from within but rarely straight on. There will be two important commissions featured in connection with Doha. 

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Mathaf Events

Artists Gathering Group

Every Monday

From 11 October –27 December 2021

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Join us every Monday for the Artist Gathering at Mathaf entrance to meet artists.

Mathaf: Museum: Arab Museum of Modern Art

Collaboration Workshop with Doha art hub artists gathering group, where artists meet with you.

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History of Art in Qatar 

16 and 23 October 2021

3:00pm – 5:00 pm 

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This program provides the opportunity for you to learn the history of Art in Qatar. 

You will have the opportunity to expand on the history of art through Narrating and discussing the Qatari movement in fine arts and its history, carrying out a work with master Yusuf Ahmed on (the readable text of visual art).

On a second level, the program will focus on the history of the art scene of Qatar and how / where the artwork fits in.

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Mathaf Activities

Art Lessons at Mathaf with Ismael Azzam

EVERY WEDNESDAY AND THURSDAY 4PM-7PM  

MANARA – EDUCATION SPACE AT MATHAF: ARAB MUSEUM OF MODERN ART 

Starting September 29

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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.

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Story time at Mathaf for families 

EVERY 3RD SATURDAY OF THE MONTH 10AM – 11:30AM 

LIBRARY AT MATHAF: ARAB MUSEUM OF MODERN ART 

Kindly note: Storytime sessions at Mathaf have been temporarily suspended. Please check this page for future updates.

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Story time for families at Mathaf is our monthly activity for children 4-9years old and their families. You and your children can enjoy bilingual stories read in both English and Arabic.  

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