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Posted On: 11 July 2023 02:00 pm
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Diwani for Beginners Workshop 2023

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Diwani calligraphy workshop

Event Details:

Location: Seminar Room, Museum of Islamic Art
Date: 1 July 2023 - 31 July 2023
Time: 11:30 am - 01:30 pm
  • Come and join - It's free!
Phone: +974 4422 4444
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Join this workshop to learn Diwani, a style of calligraphy originating from the early Ottoman era.

Once used for writing royal decrees and other documents, Diwani calligraphy is known for its beauty and harmony on the page.

This 4-session course introduces learners to this exquisite script, progressing from writing letters to sentences over the course of the program. This workshop is more suitable if you have already completed a Ruq'ah course.


  • Saturdays in July from 11:30 am to 1:30 pm
  • The workshop will take place in the Seminar Room.
  • For ages: 8-11-year-olds
  • Free to attend, registration required.
  • Languages: English and Arabic

Note: Participants must register before attending this event.

Source and image credit: Museum of Islamic Art