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Public Programs – October

Public Programs – October

An Introduction to the Magnificent Jewels of Jean Schlumberger Public Tour

Date: Thursday 17 October (Arabic & English)
2.00 – 2.30pm
No booking required. First come, first served. Capacity 25 people per tour.
An opportunity to find out about NMoQ’s latest exhibition and discover the glittering world of 20th century jewellery, fashion and design..

Jean Schlumberger: Inspired by Nature Public Lecture

Date: Tuesday 15 October
Time: 6.00 – 7.00pm
Booking required at
Speaker: Dr Michael R Taylor, Chief Curator and Deputy Director, Virginia Museum of Fine Arts
This talk introduces the life and work of remarkable artist-jeweller, Jean Schlumberger (1907-1987), who in 1930s Paris began his career as an apprentice to the Surrealist fashion designer Elsa Schiaparelli, and later became the signature designer for Tiffany & Co. in New York. Discover how he transformed 20th century fashion with his sculptural designs for vibrant objets d’art and fashion accessories, many of which were inspired by nature.

Jewellery Making Course

Date: Mondays & Wednesdays, 21, 23, 28 & 30 October
Time: 5.00-7.00pm  
Course fee: 600 QAR per person.
Booking required at
Be inspired by the ‘Magnificent Jewels’ exhibition to make your own special pieces to take home or use as gifts.

Jewellery Design

Date: Saturday 19 & 26 October, Saturday 2 November
Time:  4.00-6.00pm
14 – 19-year olds.
Course fee: 500 QAR per person.
Booking required at
Designers often begin the process of jewellery design with rapid sketches and concepts in watercolour. Using examples from the temporary exhibition and permanent galleries, try your hand at creating your own unique jewellery design concepts on paper and card

Bead Insects

Date: Friday 18 & 25 October, 
Time: 5.00-6.30pm
Fee: 200 QAR per family.
Booking required at
If you look closely, you can see lots of different animals in the jewellery at the museum. Join our beading workshop, and make your own animal inspired accessories.

Jewelry Making Session
A workshop for children with an Autism Spectrum Disorder and their families

Age group: 8 – 16 years old 
Date: Thursday, October 31
Time: 5:00pm – 7:00pm
Workshop fee: Free 
Booking required at:
Be inspired by the ‘Magnificent Jewels’ exhibition to make your own special pieces to take home or use as gifts. This workshop is tailored