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Public Programs – December 2019

Public Programs – December

Free Public Tours:  Travellers to Qatar from the Past

3.00-4.00pm (EN) & 5.00-6.00pm (AR)
Over the centuries people from different countries have visited the shores of Qatar. But who were these people and why did they come? The National Museum contains many of the diaries, letters and records of these travellers and their perceptions of Qatar. Come along and find out what they wrote as part of our free public tours. 

A Parade of Flags

Friday 13 December, 4.00-6.00pm
Drop-in event.
Families. First come, first serve. Free event.
Hear the story about the national flag of Qatar and then take part in our workshop where we design and have a ‘parade’ of national flags in the Baraha.

Sketching the Desert Rose

Saturday 14 December, 9.00-10.30am, Sunday 15 December, 3.00-5.30pm, Monday 16 December, 3.00-5.30pm
Adults. Booking required at  
Fee: 500 QR
Intermediate level drawing skills recommended.
This short course introduces participants to the skills of architectural drawing on location. Using the fantastical architecture of NMoQ as a source of inspiration, participants will walk around the building to sketch its different aspects.

Storytelling at NMoQ Library – Let’s Find Out About Qatari Culture

Saturday 14 December, 5.00-6.00pm
Families. Free event.
Maktaba Children’s Library return to NMoQ for A storytelling sessions that explore different aspects of Qatari culture for the whole family to enjoy.

Toddler Club

Monday 16 December, 9.00-10.00am
Age: 12 months to 3 years. Booking required at
Fee: 100 QR per child (carer must accompany children)
Get your little ones moving in a morning, by engaging their senses artistically at the National Museum. Activities develop toddler motor skills and capabilities.