Museums & galleries

A network to inspire a generation

Together, our museums and galleries contribute to Doha’s thriving cultural landscape. From traditional Islamic craft and historical objects to contemporary art, our diverse network has a vast amount to offer. 

We provide experiences that motivate local communities, showcase subjects that touch everyday lives, and create the conditions for creativity to flourish in Qatar.

The capital of culture

The state of Qatar is becoming a cultural destination in its own right. We aim to be known for world-class exhibitions and for our vibrant arts community, which generates original content from within. Our museums and galleries play a vital role in helping us fulfill our unique, long-term ambition.

It is our hope that contemporary art will help Qatar and its visitors understand and put in perspective the present, the past, and the future of our culture, while constantly expanding and enriching international dialogues and local education
H.E. Sheikha Al Mayassa Al Thani, QM Chairperson
Art can only truly flourish if the artists, their collectors, curators, and audience are able to connect to yesterday’s achievements
H.E. Sheikh Hassan Al Thani, QM Vice President and Founder of Mathaf: Arab Museum of Modern Art

What We're Doing


The Museum of Islamic Art invites people to learn about the full scope of Islamic art, across three continents and over 1,400 years.

Museum of Islamic Art (MIA)

The Museum of Islamic Art invites people to learn about the full scope of Islamic art, across three continents and over 1,400 years.

Garage Gallery, Fire Station

An initiative that provides the perfect springboard for creativity and helps people take their passion to the next level.


A seafront venue that hosts provocative and populist public art projects.

QM Gallery Katara

An intimate venue for public art projects tucked in a bustling community space.


A new epicenter for design, innovation, and entrepreneurship in the heart of Msheireb, M7 is dedicated to empowering the designers to explore, collaborate, and to grow into successful entrepreneurs. OPENING SOON


This museum provides a unique experience for visitors to discover Qatar’s cultural heritage, diverse history, and modern developments.

Dadu - Children's Museum of Qatar

Stimulating and nurturing children to develop creativity, compassion, generosity and trustworthiness, and contribute confidently to a sustainable future. OPENING SOON

Orientalist Museum

The only institution of its kind. The collection of fine and applied art document the meeting of diverse cultures. OPENING SOON

In Conversation

Dasha Zhukova

Dasha is an internationally known art enthusiast quickly establishing a contemporary art scene in Moscow.
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