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Public Programmes - October 2021

Family Saturday 

Activity Type: Art Workshop 

Place: NMoQ Learning Studio 

Language: Arabic / English  

Date: Saturday,9 & 16 October 

Time: 4:00-6:00 pm 

Target Audience: Families 

Age Group: 5+ with their family  

Person Running Programme:  Art Educator 

Maximum Participants Per Session: 15 

Booking Required: programsnmoq@qm.org.qa 

Brief Description: 

What do you know about the Qatari Gahfiya (traditional hat)? Join us in these interactive hands-on activities, where you and your family get a chance to learn about Al Thumama stadium and its architecture inspired by the Gahfiya.

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Story Time 

Activity Type: Storytelling via Zoom  

Language: Arabic and English 

Date: Saturday, 16 October 

Time: 4:00-6:00 pm 

Target Audience: Families 

Age Group: 5-11 years  

Person Running Programme: Farah (Storyteller) + Library team 

Maximum participants per session:  20  

Booking Required: librarynmoq@qm.org.qa 

Story Title: Oscar the Oryx! 

Author: Johanna Handley 

Illustrated: Fatima Alnesf 

Brief Description: 

Join us and have fun in reading and drawing activities. Enjoy listen to “Oscar the oryx!“ that tells a story of an oryx and his adventures in searching for water, which made him know the responsibility of preserving water and not wasting it. 

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Let’s discover the Museum collection! 

Programme Type: Guided Physical Tour 

Place: National Museum of Qatar 

Language: Arabic and English 

Date:  Mondays ,10th, and 18th of October (English). 

Thursday ,14th and 21st of October (Arabic) 

Time: 4:00 – 6:00 PM 

Target Audience: Visually Impaired People. 

Age:   

  • 9-12 years 
  • 18-25 years 

Person Running Programme: Museum Guide 

Maximum Participants Per Session: 10 

Booking required: toursnmoq@qm.org.qa  

Brief Description: 

Aligning with World White Cane Day, we are pleased to invite our valued visitors with visual impairments to explore the museum and join on a special tour which gives the access to the collections by using interactive elements throughout the journey.  

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The Art of Recycling   

Activity Type: Art course  

Place: NMoQ Learning Studio  

Language: English  

Date: Sunday, Tuesday, Thursday,17,19,21 

Time: 5:00-7:00 PM 

Target Audience: Youth 

Age Group: 14+ 

Person Running Programme: Shabbir H. Siddiqui 

Maximum Participants Per Session: 10 

Booking Required: programsnmoq@qm.org.qa 

Brief Description: 

Reduce, Reuse, Recycle are the keys to a sustainable future. 

Come along to this art course and discover how you can creatively recycle trash and transform discarded items to artwork. 

At the end you will be able to create a decorative object inspired by Al Thumama stadium. 

 

Sustainability in Architecture  

Activity Type: Webinar  

Language: Arabic/English  

Date: Wednesday, 20 October  

Time: 6:30-7:30 PM 

Target Audience: General Public 

Person Running Programme:  

Speakers:  

  • Ibrahim Mohamed Jaidah - Group CEO & Chief Architect 
  • Muneera Alhail - Architect  

Booking Required: programsnmoq@qm.org.qa 

Brief Description: 

In conjunction with the preparations for hosting the Arab Cup 2021, come along in this webinar to explore the story behind the design of Al Thumama Stadium. Discover how architecture could reflect Qatari culture and enhance the global notion of sustainability. 

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Family day with Texas A&M 

Activity Type: Live Demonstration 

Place: different stations throughout the museum 

Language: Arabic / English  

Date: Friday, Saturday 29-30 October 

Time: 3:00-6:00 PM 

Target Audience: Families 

Age Group: 5+ with their parents  

Person Running Programme: Texas A&M team + Art Educator 

Maximum Participants Per Session: 15 

Booking Required: programsnmoq@qm.org.qa 

Brief Description: 

National Museum of Qatar and Texas A&M University in Qatar, will offer a variety of entertaining and educational activities that demonstrate the use of renewable energy such as wind turbine, solar panels, and hydroelectric energy.  

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Students Virtual Tours 

Activity Type: Live Virtual Tour 

Place: National Museum of Qatar 

Language: Arabic, English, French, Italian, Chinese, Spanish, Turkish and German 

Date: Sunday to Wednesday 

Time:  9 am to 12 pm  

Target Audience: School Students 
Age Group: From KG to high school 

Person Running Programme: Museum Guide  

Maximum participants per session: 25 

Booking Required: schoolsnmoq@qm.org.qa 

Brief Description: 

Students in Qatar and abroad can experience the National Museum of Qatar from their classrooms! These virtual guided tours are designed to be an engaging and culturally stimulating adventure for students through live interaction with a museum guide.  

Schools can choose one of the following: 

  • Qatar’s Formation. 
  • Natural Environments. 
  •  Archeology of Qatar. 
  • Life in Qatar. 
  • Modern History of Qatar. 

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