Events: 2019

Commencement

Commencement 2019

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

6 May 2019 / 9:00pm

Entry

Private - By invitation only

Location

HBKU Student Center


Exhibition

BFA + MFA Exhibition 2019

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

Exhibition Dates

5 May – 18 May 2019

Opening Reception

4 May / 3:00pm

Entry

Free - Open invitation

Location

VCUarts Qatar


Fashion Show

EDGE: Fashion Show

VCUarts Qatar and Mall of Qatar presents “EDGE”, the 20th Annual Fashion Show. The fashion show is being held at the Ooredoo Stage at Mall of Qatar.

Dates

27 Apr – 27 Apr 2019
6:00pm ‐ 7:00pm

Entry

Free - Ticket required

Location

Ooredoo Stage at Mall of Qatar


Exhibition

intima’ – tanmiyah

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 fellows: Azim Al Ghussein and asmaa al-issa.

Exhibition Dates

11 Apr – 21 Apr 2019

Opening Reception

10 Apr / 6:00pm

Entry

Free - Open invitation

Location

Fire Station - Artist in Residence (Workshop 4)


Lecture

Crossing Boundaries Lecture by Lawrence Abu Hamdan

Award-winning artist Lawrence Abu Hamdan, whose activities take freely from the traditions of investigative journalism, human-rights campaigns and conceptual art, will give his Crossing Boundaries Lecture titled, "Birdwatching".

Lecture Dates

1 Apr – 2 Apr 2019

Opening Reception

Entry

Free - Open invitation

Location

The Atrium at VCUarts Qatar & MIA Auditorium


Lecture

Fashion Talks with Diane von Furstenberg

Virginia Commonwealth University in Qatar, in association with Qatar Museums, is pleased to host Qatar Creates: Talks

Lecture Dates

27 Mar – 27 Mar 2019

Opening Reception

Entry

Free - Open invitation

Location

The Atrium at VCUarts Qatar


Lecture

From the Art School to the Art World

Virginia Commonwealth University in Qatar, in association with Qatar Museums, is pleased to host Qatar Creates: Talks

Lecture Dates

25 Mar – 25 Mar 2019

Opening Reception

Entry

Free - Open invitation

Location

The Atrium at VCUarts Qatar


Exhibition

-162˚ Trading Power

A collaboration between faculty and students at VCUarts Qatar, Texas A&M University at Qatar, and Tokyo Metropolitan University’s AIIT.

Exhibition Dates

15 Mar – 22 Mar 2019

Opening Reception

14 Mar / 7:30pm

Entry

Free - Open invitation

Location

Fire Station - Artist in Residence (Workshop 3)


Exhibition

QAL

"QAL, The anti-carpet", is an interactive, generative, audiovisual installation exploring environmental design in futuristic architecture with roots in Persian motifs.

Exhibition Dates

13 Mar – 13 Apr 2019

Opening Reception

13 Mar / 5:30pm

Entry

Free - Open invitation

Location

The Gallery at VCUarts Qatar


Lecture

Crossing Boundaries Lecture by Taekyeom Lee

Visiting designer Taekyeom Lee explores unconventional materials and digital methods to graphic design.

Lecture Dates

5 Feb – 7 Feb 2019

Opening Reception

Entry

Free - Open invitation

Location

The Atrium at VCUarts Qatar & QNL


Exhibition

Comfort Zone I (Home)

This exhibition brings together the works from Basma Alsharif, Khalid al Gharaballi and Setareh Shahbazi.

Exhibition Dates

17 Jan – 23 Feb 2019

Opening Reception

16 Jan / 6:00pm

Entry

Free - Open invitation

Location

The Gallery at VCUarts Qatar


Exhibition

Soujud

Modern Prayer Rug

Exhibition Dates

12 Jan – 15 Feb 2019

Opening Reception

12 Jan / 6:30pm

Entry

Free - Open invitation

Location

Minaterein, Education City Mosque Gallery


Exhibition

MINBER

This exhibition is a collection of art works created by 15 junior and senior-year students from the Painting & Printmaking program at VCUarts Qatar.

Exhibition Dates

27 Nov – 28 Jan 2019

Opening Reception

27 Nov / 7:00pm

Entry

Free - Open invitation

Location

Art 29 Gallery, W Hotel


Exhibition

Project Spaces

The exhibition program includes a variety of solo and group shows by VCUarts Qatar students, faculty and staff. It is intended to engage installations throughout the building.

Exhibition Dates

27 Aug – 20 Apr 2019

Opening Reception

Entry

Free - Open invitation

Location

VCUarts Qatar