Events: 2009

Exhibition

Faculty Focus 2009

An exhibition of works by artists and designers who are teaching and researching at VCUQatar.

Exhibition Dates

2 Dec – 2 Dec 2009

Opening Reception

Entry

Free - Open invitation

Location

VCUQatar


Lecture

Rodney Fitch : Future Trends in Retail

VCUQatar and FITCH are pleased to invite the you to attend a special talk with Rodney Fitch : Founder and Chairperson of FITCH Worldwide.

Date & Time

17 Nov 2009 / 3:30pm

Entry

Free - Open invitation

Location

VCUQatar


Conference

Islamic Art Symposium 2009

VCUQatar is proud to present the third biannual Hamad bin Khalifa Symposium on Islamic Art entitled "Diverse Are Their Hues".

Dates

3 Nov – 3 Nov 2009

Entry

Free - RSVP required

Location

VCUQatar


Exhibition

The Gallery Presents ‘Transit’

The exhibition transit brings together the works of four Australian visual artists: Meredith Brice, Stephen Copland, Karee S Dahl and Colin Reaney.

Exhibition Dates

21 Oct – 21 Nov 2009

Opening Reception

21 Oct / 8:00pm

Entry

Free - Open invitation

Location

VCUQatar


Lecture

The Doha Ivory Box: Fabulous or Fake?

Oliver Watson's lecture focuses on an object that has been the subject of considerable controversy: an inscribed penbox of intricately-carved ivory, dated 394H/1003 AD, which is part of the collection of the Museum of Islamic Art in Doha, Qatar.

Date & Time

20 Oct 2009 / 2:00pm

Entry

Free - Open invitation

Location

VCUQatar


Lecture

OffGrid

A lecture by Johan Granberg, focusing on his two-year stay in Papua New Guinea highlighting his experiences teaching design and working as a designer in an indigenous culture.

Date & Time

13 Oct 2009 / 5:00pm

Entry

Free - Open invitation

Location

VCUQatar Atrium


Lecture

Calligraphy: Tradition to Contemporary Practice

Virginia Commonwealth University in Qatar's Graphic Design Department presents a lecture by renowned Iraqi calligrapher Wissam Shawkat entitled 'Calligraphy: Tradition to Contemporary Practice' on 15, September 2009 at 7:00 PM at the atrium in VCUQatar.

Date & Time

15 Sep 2009 / 7:00pm

Entry

Free - Open invitation

Location

VCUQatar


Exhibition

QatarNow: Ali Hassan - A Retrospective

Curated by Dr. Abdulla Al Thani and Jochen Sokoly in cooperation with Al-Markhia Gallery, Doha.

Exhibition Dates

9 Sep – 10 Oct 2009

Opening Reception

9 Sep / 9:00pm

Entry

Free - Open invitation

Location

VCUQatar Gallery


Exhibition

Senior Exhibition 2009

VCUQatar is hosting Career Day on 22 April so students can meet prospective employers at the event.

Exhibition Dates

22 Apr – 20 Aug 2009

Opening Reception

22 Apr / 3:00pm

Entry

Free - Open invitation

Location

VCU Atrium, VCU Gallery


Workshop

IHPE Experience Photography Competition 2009

The Graphic Design Department at VCUQatar invites you to attend the IHPE experience in Qatar under the theme: Heritage in Qatar.

Date & Time

29 Mar 2009 / 12:00pm

Entry

Free - Open invitation

Location

VCUQatar


Commencement

Nada Sehnaoui - Rubble

Nada Sehnaoui, a visual artist living and working in Beirut, will create an installation at The Gallery in VCUQatar conceived as a space of meditation on the bombardment of Beirut by Israeli warplanes in the summer of 2006.

Date & Time

18 Mar 2009 / 3:30pm

Entry

Free - Open invitation

Location

VCUQatar Gallery


Conference

Mousharaka: Icograda Design Week in Qatar

Mousharaka / The Icograda Design Week in Qatar, presented by VCUQatar, is composed of the Education Symposium and the Professional Conference, where prominent speakers will share perspectives on design and design collaborations.

Dates

28 Feb – 28 Mar 2009

Entry

Free - Open invitation

Location

VCUQatar


Presentation

Faces and Letters: Through the Eyes of Collectors in Qatar

Selected list of art and artists through the eyes of collectors in Qatar.

Date & Time

18 Feb 2009 / 4:30pm

Entry

Free - Open invitation

Location

VCUQatar


Lecture

Threads of History: Textiles of the Abbasid and Fatimid Caliphates

Dr. Jochen Sokoly will deliver a lecture entitled 'Threads of History: Textiles of the Abbasid and Fatimid caliphates', focusing on a group of inscribed textiles from Egypt and the Central Islamic lands commonly known as tiraz textiles.

Date & Time

28 Jan 2009 / 4:30pm

Entry

Free - Open invitation

Location

VCUQatar