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September Programs

September 2019


Our programming for this month celebrates Qatar-India Year of Culture and examines the long history of contact between the two countries. Come and take part in one of our activities for India Week, 15th – 21st September.

Free Public Tours: Qatar & India: Centuries of Contact

September: Tuesdays/Thursdays/Saturdays
3.00-4.00pm (EN) & 5.00-6.00pm (AR)
There are many objects, patterns and colours connected to India at NMoQ. 
Join one of our free tours of the galleries and discover how Qatar and India have a shared friendship spanning several centuries.

Traditional Indian Painting

Thursday 19th September, 5.00-7.00pm
Adults. Booking required at;
Indian traditional painting is renowned for its bright, rich colours and fantastic patterns. Take inspiration from the Indian artefacts on display at NMoQ to create your own unique artworks.

Indian and Qatari Alternative & Complimentary Medicine – an Introduction

Friday 20th September, 4.00-6.00pm
Adults. Drop-in event.
This drop-in session gives you the opportunity to find out all about the healing properties of alternative medicine. Everything you ever wanted to know about herbal therapy, meditation, Ayurveda and Qatari traditional medicine is explained by our visiting experts

Indian Warli Painting

Saturday 21st September, 3.00-5.00pm
Families. Drop-in event. First come, first served.
Have a go at one of the oldest art forms in India. Warli painting is made up of circles, triangles and squares to create scenes from everyday life. A fun and creative way to introduce your family to the arts of India. Take inspiration from the petroglyphs on display in the museum.

Meet Our Community – China 

Monday 23rd September 7.00-9.00pm Booking required at Experience a fascinating evening of Chinese song, dance, poetry and art in this very special event to celebrate Chinese connections to Qatar. An introductory tour to discover the Chinese objects on display in the museum will kick-off the evening.