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PUBLIC PROGRAMMES - AUGUST 2021


A Story of Pearl Divers  

Programme type: Live Virtual Tour  
Language: Arabic and English 
Target Audience: General Public (Adults) 
Date:  Mondays the 2nd and the 9th of August 2021 (English) 
Wednesdays, the 4th and the 11th of August 2021 (Arabic) 
Time: 12:00 – 1:00 pm 

Booking and inquiries: toursnmoq@qm.org.qa  

In this tour, participants will embark on a special journey about pearls, starting with the search at the depths of the sea and ending with the trade, which had a great impact on the lives of the people of Qatar. 

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Dugongs’ Tales  

Programme Type: Story telling + art workshop (Virtual via zoom)  
Target Audience: Families 
Language: English 
Date:  Saturday 7th of August 2021  
Time: 4:00-5:00 p.m. 

Booking and inquiries: programsnmoq@qm.org.qa 

Zoom link: https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZ0sc-6ppjstHtdmu_JWTlmdc9C6ynt0kssF 

Please click here to download the dugong mask coloring sheet 

In this session children will enjoy listening to a story about dugongs and the threats that they face to encourage them to take an active role in protecting them. They will then do a variety of fun artistic and educational activities. 

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Story Time 

Story title:  Tuttle the Turtle 
Written & Illustrated: Luciana Ceccatto Farah 
Language: Arabic and English 
Target Audience: Families 
Date: Saturday the 21st  of August, 2021  
Time: 4:00-6:00 pm 
Location: Mohammed Jassim Al Khulaifi Library 

The children storybook “Tuttle the Turtle” tells the story of a little Turtle and the dangers of marine waste to these precious creatures. Young readers will have fun reading this story and engaging in a variety of activities to learn about the importance of preserving Qatar’s natural environment.   

For Booking and Inquiries please contact: librarynmoq@qm.org.qa 

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Meet a Collector  

برزة جامعي المقتنيات 
Collectors Barzah  

Programme type: Virtual Tour
Language: Arabic (with English Translation)  
Target Audience: Adult 18+ 
Date:  Saturday the 28th of August, 2021  
Time: 10:00 am-12:00 pm

Collector Name:  Abdulla Shaheen Al-Maadeed 

Participants must register online before attending.

Get to know those who are participating in “Mal Lawal 3” through a virtual visit to their private museums.  

Participants will virtually visit the collector Abdulla Shaheen Al-Maadeed in his private museum and have the opportunity to see furniture and accessories such as, traditional bed, clothing cabinets, mirrors and wooden chest from the 1920’s and 1960’s.  

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Make Your Own Toy    

Programme type: Virtual via Zoom 
Language: Arabic and English 
Target Audience: Families (Children 6+)   
Date: Saturday the 28th of August, 2021  
Time: 4:00-6:00 pm  

Please prepare these items: Needle, thread, paper cup, acrylic paint, big beads, hot glue gun, brushes, wooden stick. 

Participants must register online before attending.

Skip the store and become a maker of your own toys! 

In this workshop children will learn how toys have changed from the past till now, through a guided tour of Mal Lawal 3. Then They will be able to mold and shape their own toy using different materials.   

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All About Science-Exploring Petroleum Engineering 

Programme Type: Short Course 

Language: English 

Target Audience: Students aged 16-18 years 

Date: 15-19 August 2021 

Time: 9:00-11:00 AM 

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Interested in pursuing a degree in petroleum or chemical engineering? 

Join our summer interactive program held in collaboration between Qatar National Museum (NMoQ) and Texas A&M University at Qatar (TAMUQ), The program includes: 

  • Engaging lectures and discussions on various topics of the oil and natural gas industry in Qatar. This involves the history of oil development in Qatar, deposit geology, petrophysics, fluid properties, measuring rock properties, drilling technology, and production. 
  • Virtual walk through laboratory facilities at TAMUQ. 
  • A special guided tour with NMoQ’ specialist in The Coming of Oil and Transformation galleries to learn about the early period of oil industry and its enormous positive impact on Qatari society   
  • Art session: Implementation of knowledge through creativity. 
  • Research project about oil and gas in Qatar at the end of the course. 
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Adaptability in marine ecosystems  

Programme Type: Webinar via Zoom 

Date: Saturday, 21 August 2021 

Time: 7:00pm-8:30pm  

Language: English  

Speakers:  

1. Radhouane Ben-Hamadou, Associate Professor  

2. Carlos M. Duart, Assistant Research Professor,  

3. Catherine Reeves, Senior Environment Engineer 

Participants must register online before attending.

Aligning with the temporary exhibition “Seagrass tales, Dugong trails”, we invite you to attend this interactive webinar to explore the diverse nature of the waters in Qatar, the effect of environmental changes and challenges on marine life, and finally how marine life adapts and responds to these changes. 

Adapatbility in marine ecosysytem