Crossing Boundaries Lecture Series: Dr. Guido Gryseels.
A community market featuring VCUQatar alumni, students and creative Doha-based makers of art, design and craft.
Crossing Boundaries Lecture Series: Yousef Ahmad in conversation with Dr. Yasser Mongy.
Virginia Commonwealth University in Qatar, in partnership with the Qatar-Brazil Year of Culture at Qatar Museums, is pleased to host MFA Designer in Residence Felipe Fonseca. Fonseca will present his lecture “Gambiarra: Repair Culture”.
“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.
‘Confluence: photographic based works from the Contemporary Middle East’ brings together for the first time in Qatar the work of Atfal Ahdath, George Awde, and Ali Cherri.
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.
Designer Jake Dyson will deliver his lecture “Lighting for a Lifetime” followed by a demonstration of his latest designs.
Katara Art Center is pleased to present 'Alternative Realities' a group exhibition featuring works by five painting & printmaking senior students from Virginia Commonwealth University in Qatar.
An exhibition featuring ‘100 Thoughts’ by Doha based artist Tim Makower.
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.
The VCUQatar BFA & MFA Exhibition is a celebration of the creative achievements of our graduating students and provides the opportunity to preview Qatar’s emerging talent in the fields of graphic, fashion & interior design, painting & printmaking, and design studies.
The National Museum of Qatar is proud to present Qatar’s international student fashion competition in partnership with Qatar Brazil 2014, Virginia Commonwealth University in Qatar, and the Centro Universitário Belas Artes de São Paulo.
Virginia Commonwealth University in Qatar is pleased to announce its 15th Annual Fashion Show "Center Front". The show is hosted by Salam at The Gate Mall.
VCUQatar annual faculty exhibition showcasing new work by current VCUQatar faculty and staff. This year's exhibition takes its inspiration from Company House, one of the heritage buildings within Msheireb downtown area, which played an important part in the lives of Qatar's original oil pioneers.
One of the most significant artists of his generation, Richard Serra will present a midday lecture at VCUQatar in association with Qatar Museums Authority. His bodies of work in sculpture and drawing, including his large-scale, site-specific sculptures for architectural, urban and landscape settings, have been celebrated around the globe.
"Openness is the New Normal"
In recent years a novel combination of open hardware platforms, open-source tools, open licenses and digital fabrication machines have created a solid ground for the explosion of innovative projects and social innovation fuelled by the collaborative DIY ethos of 'makers' culture and new educational practices.
A lecture by Dr. Wendy Pullan on some major findings from the architecture-led and University of Cambridge based research project, “Conflict in Cities and the Contested State.”
Pakistani-American artist Shahzia Sikander will give a lecture to conclude her week-long residency in the VCUQatar Painting and Printmaking department. She is best known for her experimentation with the formal constructs of Indo-Persian miniature painting in a variety of formats and media, including video, animation, mural and collaboration with other artists.
‘Lines in the Sand’ is an exhibition that brings together realms that seem at first to be mutually exclusive – the historical and the contemporary; the real and the virtual; the tangible and the intangible. This exhibition unearths Qatar’s rich and complex history through interactive media designed to create new and alternate frameworks through with we may view, use and engage with the past.
As part of the Crossing Boundaries Lecture Series, Virginia Commonwealth University in Qatar presents "Design Beyond Tradition", with Korean designer Byungsoo Eun.
Egyptian-Sudanese artist Fathi Hassan presents his latest exhibition at the VCUQatar Gallery.
The first international impact of contemporary Arab and Iranian artists in the West started with "Signs, Traces and Calligraphy", an approach that was not only new in the Western world - because they referred to their own cultural background - but encouraged artists to impose the own original signature and aesthetics in the world art scene.