Creative Resources

For all your artistic needs

We are dedicated to helping the next generation of artistic talent flourish. For this reason, we have compiled a list of resources for budding creatives, located across Doha.

They provide everything you need to develop your hobby into a fully-fledged passion, and perhaps one day a career.

From art and craft shops, bookstores and picture framers, to digital printers, workshops, community spaces, and classes on various skills, you will find everything you need here. Read on and be inspired to create.

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Al Koot Fort Museum

An 1880 built police station and jail that now houses handicrafts, historical ornaments, photos of daily life, and much more.

Al Koot Fort
Qatar
Sunday to Saturday, mornings and evenings, except Friday only evenings

Al Markhiya Gallery

Situated in a traditional Qatari house, the permanent collection contains art from across the Arab world, including textiles, paintings, photography, glasswork and sculptures.

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Al Markhiya Gallery
Souq Waqif Doha
Qatar
Sat-Thu 10am-noon and 4pm-10pm, Fri 4pm-10pm- Tel: 4442 3099

Anima Gallery

A contemporary space that promotes and celebrates international, local and regional artists. It has a lounge and café, where creatives can relax and interact.

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30 La Croisette, Porto Arabia
The Pearl Doha
Qatar
Sat-Thurs: 10am-10pm, Fri: 2-10pm

Arab Postal Stamps Museum

A small stamp centre nestled in the streets of Katara. It holds a collection of stamps that covers 22 Arab countries as well as historic equipment. It also has a small library.

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Building 22
Katara Cultural Village Doha
Qatar
Sun-Thurs: 7am – 1.30pm, Fri: 4pm – 9pm - Tel: 4409 1077

Doha Fire Station

A springboard for creativity that sits of the heart of Doha’s flourishing artistic community.

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Qatar
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Faisal Bin Qassim Al Thani Museum

This is the personal collection of Shiekh Faisal bin Qassim Al Thani. It contains pieces from the Jurassic age to the present day, with a focus on Islamic art, Qatari heritage, vehicles and currency.

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Al-Samariyah
Doha
Qatar
Mon-Sun: 9am- 6pm - Tel: 44861444

Katara Art Center

An independent platform dedicated to contemporary art and trans-disciplinary projects.

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Building 5
Katara Cultural Village Doha
Qatar
Mon-Sun: 10:00am-10.00pm - Tel: 4408 0244

MIA

An inspiring place for visitors of all ages, which invites people to learn about and debate modern Islamic identity.

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MIA
Corniche South Doha
Qatar
Mon: 10:30 - 17:30 Wed: 10:30 - 17:30 Thu: 12:00 - 20:00 Fri: 14:00 - 20:00 Sat: 12:00 - 20:00 Sun: 10:30 - 17:30 - Tell 4422 4444

Qatar Fine Arts Society

Organizes exhibitions, events and debates and promotes Qatar’s artists locally and internationally.

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Building 18
Katara Cultural Village Doha
Qatar
Mon-Sun: 9.30am- 5.30pm

Qatar Photographic Society

Organizes frequent exhibitions, seminars and workshops and supervises competitions, like the Al-Thani International Award for Photography.

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Qatar Photographic Society
Building 18. Katara Cultural Village Doha
Qatar
Mon-Fri: 8:00 am – 6:00 pm, Sat-Sun: Closed

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