The Gallery at Virginia Commonwealth University in Qatar presents the 2011 Faculty Exhibition, an exhibition of works by artists and designers who are teaching and researching at VCUQatar.
VCUQatar presents 'Common Thread' in a special Trunk Show of VCUQatar students and Alumni, featuring fashion, jewelry, accessories and much more. Meet the designers and get a first-hand look at their original creations.
The Graphic Design department presents an exhibition of the top 100 posters as part of the global 'Poster for Tomorrow' student competition, promoting the right of education all over the world, regardless of race, gender, disability or economic situation.
An exhibition of work at Katara Art Center featuring a collaboration between VCUQatar’s MFA Design Studies students and students from Fabrica in a glass-blowing workshop to create a collection of “hybrid” objects: pieces that mixed and matched Middle Eastern and Western influences, shapes, and functions.
The VCUQatar Schoolwide Reading Program invites you to dinner and a movie, inspired by the bestselling novel 'Snow Flower and the Secret Fan', by Lisa See.
VCUQatar's Graphic Design department presents a lecture by renowned calligrapher and designer Wissam Shawkat.
You’re invited to an open dialogue with Liam Wyatt, Wikimedia’s GLAM Fellow (Galleries, Libraries, Archives and Museums), to explore how the Education City community can work with Wikimedia to share their content and be leaders in the global Wiki community.
November's meetup will feature talks, and discussions that cover Design, Content and Creativity, followed by a networking lunch. Please register online to reserve your seat.
As part of the Crossing Boundaries Lecture Series, Virginia Commonwealth University in Qatar presents a lecture by American Science-Fiction Author and Cyberspace Theorist Bruce Sterling.
VCUQatar presents a lecture at Katara Cultural Village by Dr Sohair Wastawy on the reasons for and value of cultural preservation and the role of technology as an enabler in the process.
The Interior Design department at Virginia Commonwealth University in Qatar in conjunction with German office furniture manufacturer, Wilkhahn, presents a lecture by Burkhard Remmers.
The Gallery at VCUQatar presents an exhibition featuring the work of artists Giuseppe Aquili, Jim McFarlane, Anthony Dawton, and Dia Azzawi for the benefit of the Save the Children Fund.
The fourth biennial Hamad bin Khalifa Symposium on Islamic Art entitled 'God Is Beautiful; He Loves Beauty: The Object in Islamic Art and Culture'
As part of the Crossing Boundaries Lecture Series, Virginia Commonwealth University in Qatar presents a lecture by fashion designer Eric Gaskins entitled ‘Eric Gaskins: A life in design’. The lecture will discuss Gaskins’ journey from dreamer, to apprentice in Paris, to designer of his own house.
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Virginia Commonwealth University in Qatar announces 25 non-credit evening & weekend community classes, open to both women and men. Most classes are taught in English at the VCUQatar campus located within the Education City Campus on Al Luqta Street.
The Interior Design Department at VCUQatar presents a lecture on the importance of critical thinking by architect, educator and author Dan Bucsescu, author of 'Looking Beyond the Structure: Critical Thinking for Designers & Architects'.
This lecture illustrates the importance of the Gulf’s vocal tradition in retrieving information needed to develop relevant context, it also clarifies that understanding this culture and taking a closer look at its vocal tradition is not to recreate the past, however to achieve an in-depth understanding of this region to set a platform for innovative yet rooted design solutions. Part of the 2011/2011 Crossing Boundaries Lecture Series.
The VCUQatar Graphic Design department present an exhibition by designer Yves Dalberto: 'SHOWCASE: A series of visual experiments on my personal space and its importance in my identity'
3 different summer workshops designed to explore and advance the Art & Design skills for students aged 9-18 years old.
Virginia Commonwealth University in Qatar invites its Alumni to a networking dinner with Qatar Professional Women’s Network, entitled 'Arabian Market' at the Sharq Village Hotel and Spa.
UPDATE: All seats have been reserved. No more are available.
2 professional development community workshops for designers, entrepreneurs and creative professionals working in advertising and communications.
All VCU and VCUQatar Alumni are invited to join VCU President Dr. Michael Rao and International Alumni Relations Liaison, Mrs. Monica Rao for a luncheon to celebrate the launch of the Middle East Chapter of the VCU Alumni Association.
Meet Qatar’s young graduating designers at our annual Senior Showcase.
Virginia Commonwealth University in Qatar presents the 12th annual fashion show under the patronage of Her Highness Sheikha Moza bint Nasser.
Virginia Commonwealth University in Qatar invites its Interior Design Alumni to a networking reception with Dean Allyson Vanstone and Interior Design Faculty at Mathaf: Arab Museum of Modern Art.
A lecture by architect Sara Shafiei, discussing the relationship of new architectural interventions in order to produce a contemporary style rich in textures, patterns and layers. Includes a presentation of her work that harnesses the use of modern technology and her interest in excess baroque ornamentation to create an ornamental theatre influenced by magic and illusion.
Feral Childe, Fashion Designers NYC - Can two artists make a difference in the consumer marketplace? Feral Childe says yes! Feral Childe believes that art, style, sustainability and profitability can all co-exist and counter the tides of fast fashion.
Why does the new Porsche Panamera look the way it does and is recognizable as a Porsche at its first glance? An inside view of the Porsche Design Process by Michael Mauer, Porsche Design Chief.
Natalie Jeremijenko, Artist/Engineer - What are the design opportunities for radically improving environmental health and augmenting biodiversity, particularly in urban desert ecosystems?
Virginia Commonwealth University in Qatar presents Tasmeem Doha 2011: 'Synapse: Designer as Link', taking place March 21-24, in Doha, Qatar.
The Gallery presents 'Animal Pharm', an investigation into the emergence of biological hybrids in bio-technologies, and our human personal, moral, aesthetic and sociocultural responses to them.
A lecture by internationally renowned interior and furniture designer Thomas Pheasant, on his personal journey from Interiors to Furniture Design.
VCUQatar alumni are hosting their first Arts and Crafts Fair on Thursday, 11 March, 2011 from 2:00 to 7:00 PM at the atrium in VCUQatar.
Master your mindset and become a magnet for what you want: financially, professionally, health wise, in relationships and more. Presented by Rachel Anastasi, a visiting life coach from Australia.
The Spring 2011 meet-up in February will feature talks, and discussions that cover Web Application Development, E-commerce, and Web & User Experience Design, followed by a networking lunch. Please register online to reserve your seat.
VCUQatar’s Fashion Department presents an open forum to meet Doha’s blossoming fashion industry: Qatar Luxury Brand, Nomad*, Cugini, Zai, W Doha Hotel & Residences, Blue Salon, Moda Key, Roqaya Al Thani and more!
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VCUQatar invites graduate professionals to learn about the Master of Fine Arts in Design Studies degree and application process. Meet our faculty and students and explore our state-of-the-art facilities.
A unique 4-day part-time workshop. Discover alternatives to the standard Power Point presentation. Hone your public speaking skills and find your angle on presentations. Yes, presenting can be fun!
The Graphic Design Department at VCUQatar presents the 'IHPE: International Heritage of Photographic Experience' 2010 exhibition, and announces the start of the 2011 contest.
Pecha Kucha is a place to unite creative people and artists with each other and show their work in public. The Presenters exhibit 20 images, each shown for 20 seconds, adding up to 6 minutes 40 seconds of fame before the next presenter is up.
Dr. Andrew Dent, Vice President for Research at Material ConneXion - In this lecture, Dr. Dent looks at the dwindling of critical resources that manufacturers and builders will need to take into account as they design, manufacture and build in the coming years.
Riason Naidoo, Director of the South African National Gallery - The lecture focuses on modern and contemporary artists in South Africa with a particular reference to its Post Colonial and Apartheid context, the subject of a recent exhibition at the National Gallery of South Africa in Cape Town.
The Gallery at VCUQatar presents 'Crossing Boundaries: Contemporary Art and Artists from South Africa' : Lien Botha / Nadja Daehnke / Hasan Essop / Husain Essop / Svea Josephy / Sharlene Khan / Nomthunzi Mashalaba
Yasser Tabbaa, Visiting Professor of Art History, New York University Abu Dhabi presents a lecture as part of the VCUQatar 'Lectures in the Arts and Architecture of the Islamic World'.
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