Events

Open House

Zwara 2014: Open House at VCUQatar

VCUQatar invites the community to experience a variety of activities, exhibitions, workshops, presentations and tours. Learn about our programs and meet current students and faculty during a fun filled afternoon.

Date & Time

Sat, 1 November, 2014, 3:00pm

Entry

Free - Open invitation

Location

VCUQatar Building


Exhibition

Confluence

‘Confluence: photographic based works from the Contemporary Middle East’ brings together for the first time in Qatar the work of Atfal Ahdath, George Awde, and Ali Cherri.

Exhibition Dates

1 Nov – 24 Dec, 2014

Opening Reception

Wed, 5 Nov, 6:00pm

Entry

Free - Open invitation

Location

VCUQatar Gallery


Exhibition

Qatar Mirror

“Qatar Mirror” at Hamad bin Khalifa University Student Center Art Gallery, is the work resulting from a VCUQatar Faculty Research Grant awarded to Michael Perrone, Assistant Professor, Painting & Printmaking, in collaboration with Doha-based artist Ben Barbour.

Exhibition Dates

2 Nov – 1 Jan, 2015

Opening Reception

Sun, 9 Nov, 6:00pm

Entry

Free - Open invitation

Location

HBKU Student Center Art Gallery


Lecture

Gambiarra: Repair Culture

Virginia Commonwealth University in Qatar, in partnership with the Qatar-Brazil Year of Culture at Qatar Museums, is pleased to host MFA Designer in Residence Felipe Fonseca. Fonseca will present his lecture “Gambiarra: Repair Culture”.

Date & Time

Wed, 5 November, 2014, 12:15pm

Entry

Free - Open invitation

Location

VCUQatar Atrium


Lecture

Art in Qatar: an artist’s perspective

Crossing Boundaries Lecture Series: Yousef Ahmed in conversation with Dr. Yassar Al Munji.

Date & Time

Wed, 12 November, 2014, 6:00pm

Entry

Free - Open invitation

Location

VCUQatar Atrium


Lecture

Museums, shared heritage and identity

Crossing Boundaries Lecture Series: Dr. Guido Gryseels.

Date & Time

Wed, 3 December, 2014, 6:00pm

Entry

Free - Open invitation

Location

VCUQatar Atrium


Exhibition

Design and Social Change

DMY Berlin explores ‘Design and Social Change’ with an exhibition and Crossing Boundaries Lecture.

Exhibition Dates

12 Jan – 19 Feb, 2015

Opening Reception

Sun, 12 Jan, 6:00pm

Entry

Free - Open invitation

Location

VCUQatar Gallery & Atrium


Lecture

Random International

Crossing Boundaries Lecture Series: Random International.

Date & Time

Wed, 21 January, 2015, 6:00pm

Entry

Free - Open invitation

Location

VCUQatar Atrium


Lecture

3ajeeb Design from the Southern Hemisphere

Crossing Boundaries Lecture Series: Adélia Borges.

Date & Time

Mon, 9 March, 2015, 6:00pm

Entry

Free - Open invitation

Location

VCUQatar Atrium


Exhibition

MFA & BFA Exhibitions 2015

An exhibition featuring all graduating students from the MFA and BFA programs at VCUQatar.

Exhibition Dates

3 May – 3 May, 2015

Opening Reception

Sun, 3 May, 5:00pm

Entry

Free - Open invitation

Location

VCUQatar Gallery (MFA exhibition) & Room 390 (BFA exhibition)


Conference

Tasmeem Doha: a3jeeb

Tasmeem Doha is the international art and design conference held biennially at VCUQatar.

SPRING 2015
Doha, Qatar

tasmeemdoha.com
2013 / 2011


Symposium

Hamad bin Khalifa Symposium on Islamic Art

God Is the Light of the Heavens and the Earth: Light in Islamic Art and Culture.

November 9-11, 2013
Palermo, Sicily

islamicartdoha.org