Events: 2016

Lecture

Crossing Boundaries Lecture: Mohamed Elshahed

Egypt Here and There: The Images and Architectures of National Exhibitions and Pavilions, 1926-1964

Lecture Dates

23 Nov – 23 Nov 2016

Opening Reception

Entry

Free - Open invitation

Location

VCUQatar Atrium


Exhibition

Zineb Sedira: Now You See Me - Now You See Me

Zineb Sedira is a multimedia artist who was born in Paris to Algerian parents and is now based in London. Her work deals closely with questions of mobility and memory.

Exhibition Dates

9 Nov – 10 Dec 2016

Opening Reception

9 Nov / 6:00pm

Entry

Free - Open invitation

Location

VCUQatar Gallery


Lecture

Lecture Dates

12 Oct – 12 Oct 2016

Opening Reception

Entry

Free - Open invitation

Location

VCUQatar Atrium


Exhibition

Strange Wonders

A collaboration between Msheireb Properties and VCUQatar, we are pleased to invite you to the second edition of “Strange Wonders.”

Exhibition Dates

28 Sep – 26 Jan 2017

Opening Reception

28 Sep / 6:00pm

Entry

Free - Open invitation

Location

The Company House, Msheireb Museums, Downtown Doha


Exhibition

ISSUE ISME

A collection of vibrant, colorful, and inciting works by Indonesian graffiti artists Vendy Methodos and Ismu Ismoyo that portrays social and political issues that are compounded by the mass public through social media.

Exhibition Dates

7 Sep – 22 Oct 2016

Opening Reception

7 Sep / 6:00pm

Entry

Free - Open invitation

Location

VCUQATAR GALLERY


Commencement

Commencement 2016

The VCUQatar commencement marks the culmination of years of hard work and dedication on the part of the BFA, BA 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

2 May 2016 / 4:00pm

Entry

Private - By invitation only

Location

HBKU STUDENT CENTER


Exhibition

Class of 2016 Exhibition

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

Exhibition Dates

1 May – 28 May 2016

Opening Reception

1 May / 5:30pm

Entry

Free - Open invitation

Location

ROOM 390 (BFA EXHIBITION) & VCUQATAR GALLERY (MFA EXHIBITION)


Fashion Show

REACH: Fashion Show

Virginia Commonwealth University in Qatar is pleased to announce its 17th Annual Fashion Show "Reach". The show is hosted by Salam Stores at The Gate Mall.

Dates

12 Apr – 14 Apr 2016
6:30pm ‐ 7:30pm

Entry

Paid - Ticket required

Location

SALAM, THE GATE MALL


Exhibition

Art and Medicine

An exhibition by students from VCUQatar and Weill Cornell Medicine-Qatar

Exhibition Dates

11 Apr – 30 Jun 2016

Opening Reception

11 Apr / 6:00pm

Entry

Free - Open invitation

Location

HBKU Student Center


Exhibition

Gina Hunt

Liquid Crystal + Polymer

Exhibition Dates

10 Apr – 16 Apr 2016

Opening Reception

10 Apr / 6:00pm

Entry

Free - Open invitation

Location

VCUQATAR GALLERY


Lecture

Rethinking Design: A luxury metadesign brand

Crossing Boundaries Lecture: Kristina Spirk

Lecture Dates

6 Apr – 6 Apr 2016

Opening Reception

Entry

Free - Open invitation

Location

VCUQatar Atrium


Exhibition

Nastassja E. Swift

I Keep Repeating it Over and Over in My Head.

Exhibition Dates

27 Mar – 3 Apr 2016

Opening Reception

27 Mar / 6:00pm

Entry

Free - Open invitation

Location

VCUQATAR GALLERY


Exhibition

Domestic Affairs

The house is a home to a paradox.

Exhibition Dates

24 Mar – 15 May 2016

Opening Reception

24 Mar / 6:30pm

Entry

Free - Open invitation

Location

Garage Gallery at Fire Station


Lecture

Jeff Koons: Shine

Virginia Commonwealth University in Qatar, in association with Qatar Museums, is pleased to host Jeff Koons.

Lecture Dates

14 Mar – 14 Mar 2016

Opening Reception

Entry

Free - Open invitation

Location

VCUQatar Atrium


Exhibition

@las

Khalid Albaih's cartoons range from pointed political commentary to broader comments on free speech, contemporary society and technology.

Exhibition Dates

2 Mar – 21 Mar 2016

Opening Reception

6 Mar / 6:00pm

Entry

Free - Open invitation

Location

VCUQATAR GALLERY


Exhibition

House of Sweden

The exhibition celebrates the collaboration between students from the Interior Design and Painting and Printmaking programs at Virginia Commonwealth University in Qatar and the Swedish Embassy.

Exhibition Dates

25 Feb – 18 Mar 2016

Opening Reception

25 Feb / 4:30pm

Entry

Free - Open invitation

Location

HBKU STUDENT CENTER (former Tribe Space)


Conversation

Film: A Conversation

Award winning documentary filmmaker Michael Rossato-Bennett and acclaimed film producer Alix Madigan-Yorkin talk about their passion, achievements, journey thus far and inspirations. Moderated by VCUQatar Assistant Professor Jesse Ulmer.

Date & Time

21 Feb 2016 / 12:00pm

Entry

Free - Open invitation

Location

VCUQatar Atrium


Exhibition

Home

There is a saying: "Home is where the heart is." No matter where an individual may hail from, the idea of home is unique to each of us.

Exhibition Dates

24 Jan – 25 Feb 2016

Opening Reception

24 Jan / 6:00pm

Entry

Free - Open invitation

Location

HBKU Student Center Art Gallery


Exhibition

2016 Faculty Exhibition

The Gallery at Virginia Commonwealth University in Qatar presents an exhibition of works by artists and designers who are teaching and researching at VCUQatar.

Exhibition Dates

20 Jan – 23 Feb 2016

Opening Reception

20 Jan / 6:00pm

Entry

Free - Open invitation

Location

VCUQatar Gallery


Conversation

Luc Tuymans

Virginia Commonwealth University in Qatar, in association with Qatar Museums, is pleased to host Luc Tuymans in conversation with curator Philippe Pirotte.

Date & Time

11 Jan 2016 / 12:00pm

Entry

Free - Open invitation

Location

VCUQatar Atrium