Events: 2015

Exhibition

We’re In The Same Room

A group exhibition featuring artworks by six Painting & Printmaking seniors from Virginia Commonwealth University in Qatar

Exhibition Dates

30 Nov – 7 Dec 2015

Opening Reception

30 Nov / 6:00pm

Entry

Free - Open invitation

Location

Katara Art Center, Project Space - Building 5, Katara Cultural Village


Open House

Zwara 2015: 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

21 Nov 2015 / 3:00pm

Entry

Free - Open invitation

Location

VCUQATAR BUILDING


Lecture

Art History Lecture Series: Dr. Lisa Golombek

China’s Challenge to the Safavid Potter: Imitate or Innovate

Lecture Dates

18 Nov – 31 Dec 2015

Opening Reception

Entry

Paid - Ticket required

Location

VCUQatar Atrium


Artist Talk

Trenton Doyle Hancock : Artist Talk

Crossing Boundaries / Fanoon Lecture

Date & Time

11 Nov 2015 / 6:00pm

Entry

Free - Open invitation

Location

The atrium at Virginia Commonwealth University in Qatar


Lecture

If you lived here, you’d be home by now

Crossing Boundaries Lecture: Jennifer Kabat

Lecture Dates

21 Oct – 31 Dec 2015

Opening Reception

Entry

Free - Open invitation

Location

The atrium at Virginia Commonwealth University in Qatar


Artist Talk

My practice in a nutshell

Crossing Boundaries / Fanoon Lecture: Ranjani Shettar

Date & Time

7 Oct 2015 / 6:00pm

Entry

Free - Open invitation

Location

The atrium at Virginia Commonwealth University in Qatar


Exhibition

Papercuts

Culminating a 4 year - 12 venue tour, the exhibition Papercuts features exquisite hand cut paper works by an international roster of artists.

Exhibition Dates

16 Sep – 24 Nov 2015

Opening Reception

16 Sep / 6:00pm

Entry

Free - Open invitation

Location

The Gallery at Virginia Commonwealth University in Qatar


Commencement

Commencement 2015

The VCUQatar commencement marks the culmination of years of hard work and dedication on the part of the BFA and MFA graduates. Students, their families, friends, faculty and staff come together to celebrate VCUQatar graduates’ accomplishments and rejoice in their venture into the professional life.

Date & Time

4 May 2015 / 4:00pm

Entry

Private - By invitation only

Location

HBKU Student Center


Exhibition

BFA & MFA Exhibition 2015

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

Exhibition Dates

3 May – 23 May 2015

Opening Reception

3 May / 6:00pm

Entry

Free - Open invitation

Location

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


Exhibition

Temporary Surface

The Painting and Printmaking Department at VCUQatar and the HBKU University Student Center Art Gallery are pleased to present Temporary Surface, a two-person exhibition of works by VCUQatar artists-in-residence Sage Lewis and James McPherson.

Exhibition Dates

27 Apr – 5 May 2015

Opening Reception

27 Apr / 5:30pm

Entry

Free - Open invitation

Location

HBKU Student Center Art Gallery


Fashion Show

16th Annual VCUQatar Fashion Show

Virginia Commonwealth University in Qatar is pleased to announce its 16th Annual Fashion Show "Thread". The show is hosted by Salam at The Gate Mall.

Dates

14 Apr – 16 Apr 2015
6:30pm ‐ 7:30pm

Entry

Paid - Ticket required

Location

Salam, The Gate Mall


Lecture

Advancing Entrepreneurship Through Online Platforms

Crossing Boundaries Lecture: Greg Rosborough

Lecture Dates

1 Apr – 1 Apr 2015

Opening Reception

Entry

Free - Open invitation

Location

VCUQatar Atrium


Exhibition

David Batchelor: Flatlands Remix

'Flatlands Remix' brings together David Batchelor’s intricate and vibrant drawings, as well as his more recent exploration into painting.

Exhibition Dates

25 Mar – 21 Apr 2015

Opening Reception

25 Mar / 6:00pm

Entry

Free - Open invitation

Location

VCUQatar Gallery


Conference

Tasmeem Doha 2015: 3ajeeb!

Tasmeem Doha is a biennial international conference focusing on unique and contemporary themes in art and design. The 2015 edition will focus on the theme of ‘playfulness’ expressed by the Arabizi word 3ajeeb! (ahh-jhee-b).

Dates

8 Mar – 12 Mar 2015

Entry

Free - Ticket required

Location

VCUQatar


Lecture

Craft, design and social change in Latin America

Crossing Boundaries Lecture: Adélia Borges

Lecture Dates

18 Feb – 18 Feb 2015

Opening Reception

Entry

Free - Open invitation

Location

VCUQatar Atrium


Admissions Event

MFA Open House

Learn about the Master of Fine Arts in Design program and application process. Meet our faculty and students and explore our state-of-the-art facilities.

Date & Time

25 Jan 2015 / 6:00pm

Entry

Free - Open invitation

Location

VCUQatar, Room 380


Lecture

Random International

Crossing Boundaries Lecture Series: Random International.

Lecture Dates

21 Jan – 21 Jan 2015

Opening Reception

Entry

Free - Open invitation

Location

VCUQatar Atrium


Exhibition

Rock Paper Scissors

Kelley Lowe, Fleming Jeffries, Sophiya Khwaja: a collaboration between three artists exploring their material and immaterial worlds through hand-work.

Exhibition Dates

18 Jan – 15 Feb 2015

Opening Reception

18 Jan / 5:00pm

Entry

Free - Open invitation

Location

HBKU Student Center Art 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

9 Nov / 6:00pm

Entry

Free - Open invitation

Location

HBKU Student Center Art Gallery