Highlights from the Museum’s French collection.
Event postponed. More information will be available soon.
On the arts in Paris at the turn of the 19th and 20th centuries at the National Museum of Qatar.
Interview with Emmanuel Gérard
Meet Emmanuel Gérard, the director of the City of Tapestry at Aubusson in France.
The 6 century tradition of Aubusson tapestry has been recognized by UNESCO as an intangible heritage.
Learn how to make a delicious & sweet Luqaimat with Guillaume Sanchez!
Are you searching for a tasty dessert this weekend? 🍽️
On the National Day of the State of Qatar and the Qatar-France Year of Culture 2020, His Excellency Sheikh Ali bin Jassim Al-Thani, Ambassador of the State of Qatar to the French Republic, in cooperation with Pierre Hermé, the famous French pastry house, launched a unique dessert bearing the name “Arya”.
Throwback to the engaging #ECupQatarFrance esports match with the very talented @psgesports player @aameghessib and caster @arsenef5. 🎤 ⚽ 🎮 A creative collaboration between @qatar_museums & @psgesports, this #esport competition was joined by champions in both Qatar and France!
📹 Learn how to make a delicious & tweaked Madeleine with Damien Leroux!
Join us for a cooking masterclass with Chef Damien Leroux!
The recipe prepared for you is: Madeleine with Saffron. It is a tweaked French pastry with a Qatari twist, saffron!
As a preview of the Qatar-US Year of Culture 2021, the Washington Spirit Women’s Soccer Team plays a friendly match against the Qatar Women’s National Soccer team!
The year will encompass a variety of exhibitions, festivals, competitions and events to promote the mutual understanding, recognition and appreciation between countries.
The Year of Culture 2021 celebrates the relationship between the State of Qatar and The United States of America through a partnership linked by Culture.
We are excited to unveil the logo that will symbolize this union!
Stay tuned for more information about the upcoming cultural events, ideas, competitions and much more!
Philippe Starck Video Interview
Meet Philippe Starck, French creative and interior designer who considers it his duty to share his ethical and subversive vision of a fairer planet, creating unconventional places and objects whose purpose is to be “good” before being beautiful. ✨
Are you looking to fill your winter with a warm and toasty dessert?
Umm Ali is a great option! It is a sweet and decadent delicacy typically made with puff pastry, raisins, milk, nuts and cinnamon, this dessert gives a warm feel to cold winter days.
Popular among the Qataris, this dish originates in Egypt and could be eaten cold or warm.
A great way to discover the treasures and feature works from the collection of Mathaf: Arab Museum of Modern Art by more than 100 artists. 🎨This book represents pivotal experiments in aesthetics from the moment when individual modernism manifests itself in technique and production within the region, and up until the 1990s.
Qatar has a diverse wildlife especially in Purple Island. Purple Island or Al Khor Island is a great place for fishing and camping. It is home to wild birds and mangroves and other species. The place is both marsh and wetland which is a favorite place for migratory birds as it offers a perfect place for their breeding and feeding grounds. 🍃
📹 Learn how to make a delicious & modern machboos with Guillaume Sanchez!
Looking forward to cooking something delicious this weekend? 🍽️Today’s recipe by Guillaume Sanchez, French chef with one Michelin star and founder of the NE/SO restaurant located in Paris, is very special: the timeless machboos recipe has been revisited by using tasteful products such as … algae!
Meriem Mesraoua’s work has been showcased in international screens and festivals. 🎞️Her latest film, ‘Under her Skin’, has won two awards at the Ajyal Film Festival Awards in Qatar. A great cinematographic capture of Middle Eastern landscapes and culture, this movie is about a young girl whose mother forbids her from biting her nails.
Fatima Hasan Ibrahim is a Qatari graduate from Shafallah Center and an athlete who participated in multiple competitions and games! 💪She participated in multiple shot put and track and field and won numerous medals and awards including national Olympic medals, as well as regional and international awards like a gold medal in shot put at the 2011 Special Olympics in Greece. 🏅
Meriem Mesraoua is a movie director and creative, who was born in Qatar and raised in France. She explores various facets of the film industry in her work and delves into societal ideas and norms in her work. In her latest film, Under her Skin, which won multiple recognitions during the Ajyal Film Festival Awards, she delves into the notion of modesty and conformity through a relationship between mother and daughter. 📽️
🏺 A great number of remains were found near Umm Salal Mohammed and the Jassasiya Rock Carvings in Qatar that date back to 4000 BC! The remains range from flint spearheads, pottery shards, burial mounds and rock carvings. If you are looking for a great adventure, Al Jassasiya is an impressive rock-carving site!
Meet Dana Al Fardan, Qatar’s only female contemporary composer! She is also a songwriter and symphonic artist who draws on her rich Qatari cultural heritage and is influenced by her love of world music. An aspiring musician from a young age, she has been inspired by classical musicians and musical theatre composers. 🎶
👀 Discover Muna Al-Bader’s art!
Meet Muna Al-Bader, a Qatari artist, an engineer, MBA graduate and 2019 Qatari art ambassador. 🎨Painting was a hobby she nurtured at a very young age, where she learned to master the use of the brush and used it to capture pure emotions.
What would the world look like if it were made of pearls? Once upon a time, the artist Samsofy visited a temporary art exhibition in the Lego city of Doha, where he saw paintings made of pearls! The elegantly subversive art pieces captured the spirit of the city of pearls, where the gems of the sea are displayed in plain sight. 🖼