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STORIES FROM QATAR MUSEUMS

Delve deeper into our exhibitions and collections, sit-down with our curators, journey through our archives, go behind-the-scenes with our artists, and so much more.

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A SPOTLIGHT ON FEMALE LEADERS AT QM, PT.2

18 May 2020

Check out the second part of our series about remarkable female leaders who are making an impact at QM. Read about their challenges, inspiration, advice and more.

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What is the story behind "7" by Richard Serra?

24 September 2020

It stands 24 meters tall against a backdrop of the Doha skyline. Here's the story behind how the sculpture "7" by Richard Serra ended up at MIA Park. 

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MUSEUM OF ISLAMIC ART'S QUR’AN MANUSCRIPTS

21 May 2020

Get an exclusive look at some of the most beautiful and historic Qur’an manuscripts from the Islamic world.

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CAST AWAY: THE MUSEUM EDITION PART 3

01 October 2020

Join us as we explore three objects from MIA's collection in our latest blog post from the Cast Away series.

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M7: Qatar’s New Creative Hub

4 June 2020

A Q&A with Maha Al Sulaiti, M7's Acting Director.

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Everything you wanted to know about the Peace Bench at the National Museum of Qatar

22 October 2020

This silver sculpture outside the National Museum of Qatar strives to foster human connection. 

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Dugongs, Mermaids and Mascots

11 June 2020

Read about the gentle marine mammal which lives in our very own waters. Find out about the mythical legends which surround it and see how you can take action to protect the oceans.

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Zaha Hadid's Connection to Qatar Museums

29 October 2020

On Zaha Hadid's birthday, we take a look at the famous architect's legacy in Qatar. 

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Preserving heritage: The art of finding a nation’s voice

18 June 2020

Abdullatif Al Jasmi, the Director of Cultural Heritage Protection at Qatar Museums, reflects on the the different elements of perserving heritage in Qatar. 

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