Events: 2018

Lecture

Crossing Boundaries Lecture by Oscar Boyson

Learn the rules, then re-write your own alphabet

Lecture Dates

27 Nov – 28 Nov 2018

Opening Reception

Entry

Free - Open invitation

Location

Fire Station Cinema & Projection Theater at Northwestern University in Qatar


Exhibition

Living Meshes

An exhibition by Siglinde Langholz that experiments how art, science, philosophy can co-compose as a collective engagement.

Exhibition Dates

1 Nov – 8 Dec 2018

Opening Reception

31 Oct / 6:00pm

Entry

Free - Open invitation

Location

The Gallery at VCUarts Qatar


Lecture

Cirque du Soleil: Innovation & Collaboration at the Heart of Costume Creation

Cirque du Soleil is known throughout the world for its spectacular shows which feature gravity defying acrobatics, stunning set designs and outstanding costumes which combine technology, artistry and science.

Lecture Dates

9 Oct – 11 Oct 2018

Opening Reception

Entry

Free - Open invitation

Location

The Atrium at VCUarts Qatar


Exhibition

Younès Rahmoun: Little Worlds, Complex Structures

Younès Rahmoun works across installation, drawing, performance and video to explore expanded networks of social environments and theological belief systems.

Exhibition Dates

20 Sep – 20 Oct 2018

Opening Reception

19 Sep / 6:00pm

Entry

Free - Open invitation

Location

The Gallery at VCUarts Qatar


Commencement

Commencement 2018

VCUarts Qatar's 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 will come together to celebrate the accomplishments of VCUarts Qatar's graduates and rejoice in their venture into the professional life.

Date & Time

7 May 2018 / 4:00pm

Entry

Private - By invitation only

Location

Al Dafna 2, Sheraton Grand Doha Resort & Convention Hotel


Exhibition

BFA & MFA Exhibition 2018

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

Exhibition Dates

5 May – 19 May 2018

Opening Reception

5 May / 3:00pm

Entry

Free - Open invitation

Location

VCUarts Qatar


Fashion Show

Pendulum: Fashion Show

VCUarts Qatar in partnership with Nasser Bin Khaled and Mercedes-Benz is pleased to announce its 19th Annual Fashion Show "Pendulum". The fashion show is being held at The Westin Doha Hotel & Spa.

Dates

3 May – 3 May 2018
6:30pm ‐ 7:30pm

Entry

Paid - Ticket required

Location

The Westin Doha Hotel & Spa


Exhibition

Transition in Unknown Territory; Panic Architecture

With the generous support of the Qatar Foundation, the Painting & Printmaking Department is proud to showcase the VCUarts Qatar Fellowship and the work of this year's fellow: Leekyung Kang.

Exhibition Dates

17 Apr – 7 May 2018

Opening Reception

17 Apr / 6:00pm

Entry

Free - Open invitation

Location

Art 29 Gallery, W Hotel


Conference

Training Art Curators in the 21st Century

Training Art Curators in the 21st Century

Dates

8 Apr – 8 Apr 2018

Entry

Free - Open invitation

Location

VCUARTS QATAR ATRIUM


Lecture

Crossing Boundaries Lectures: Dice Kayek

Istanbul Contrast: Defining a City through Fashion

Lecture Dates

2 Apr – 3 Apr 2018

Opening Reception

Entry

Free - Open invitation

Location

FIRE STATION CINEMA & VCUARTS QATAR ATRIUM


Lecture

Lecture Dates

27 Mar – 27 Mar 2018

Opening Reception

Entry

Free - Open invitation

Location

VCUarts Qatar Orange Hall


Exhibition

Mari Evans : Carl Pope

The Gallery at VCUarts Qatar in collaboration with Tube Factory artspace will host an art exhibit focusing on Indianapolis-based poet and artist Mari Evans.

Exhibition Dates

14 Mar – 14 Apr 2018

Opening Reception

14 Mar / 6:00pm

Entry

Free - Open invitation

Location

The Gallery at VCUarts Qatar


Lecture

Lecture Dates

5 Feb – 6 Feb 2018

Opening Reception

Entry

Free - Open invitation

Location

FIRE STATION CINEMA & VCUARTS QATAR ATRIUM


Exhibition

Projected Reality; In Transition

This collection of work from artists Leekyung Kang and Austin Aviles utilizes both physical and digital techniques to transmit raw data in the form of sand, artefacts, photographs and 3D scans collected from field explorations of Doha, its surrounding deserts, and the digital resource of Google Earth into works that aim to embody an oscillation between Real and Unreal.

Exhibition Dates

21 Jan – 26 Jan 2018

Opening Reception

21 Jan / 6:00pm

Entry

Free - Open invitation

Location

HBKU Student Center Art Gallery


Exhibition

Reporting From the Field

This exhibition transfers the audience directly to the humanitarian front and specifically inside the design studio LATRA Innovation Lab which is situated in a refugee camp in Lesvos, Greece.

Exhibition Dates

17 Jan – 24 Feb 2018

Opening Reception

17 Jan / 6:00pm

Entry

Free - Open invitation

Location

The Gallery at VCUarts Qatar