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Posted On: 30 July 2023 10:00 am
Updated On: 1 August 2023 12:57 pm

Summer Activities at Doha Fire Station

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Event Details:

Location: Education Studio, Doha Fire Station
Date: 30 July 2023 - 24 August 2023
Time: 04:00 pm - 07:00 pm
Ticket Purchase: Online
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A diverse lineup of free workshops, drop-in sessions, clubs, and guided tours for families, adults, and children will be held at Fire Station: Artist in Residence.

Artist in Residence will offer a series of five-day workshops for teenagers and young adults (aged 14 – 20) each week of August, with topics spanning silkscreen printing, children’s book illustration, resin art, and analogue photography.

The following workshops will take place at Fire Station’s Education Studio:

Silkscreen: The Book Sleeve Edition with Zainab Al Shibani

  • 30 July - 3 August 2023 | 4 pm - 7 pm
  • The workshop will begin with an introduction to silk screen printing, Arabic lettering, and illustration. Then, participants will create a design inspired by their favorite book or graphic novel to print on a book sleeve.
  • Please note that this workshop will be conducted in English.

Resin Art with Roula Saad

  • 13 - 17 August 2023 | 4 pm - 6 pm
    In this program, led by artist Roula Saad, the class will learn different techniques and create their own resin art piece using moulds, adding colored pigments, foils, and more.
  • Please note that this workshop will be conducted in Arabic.

Children’s Book Illustration with Hassan Manasrah

  • 6 - 10 August 2023 | 4 pm – 6:30 pm
  • The class will be introduced to children’s book illustration and learn about creating their own illustrated book with visual artist and illustrator Hassan Manasrah, who was an artist-in-residence at the Fire Station in 2018-2019.
  • Participants are asked to bring a laptop or tablet for this programme.
  • Please note that this workshop will be conducted in Arabic.

Capturing Moments: Exploring the Art of Film Photography with Mohammed Al Hammadi & Sultan Al Jaber

  • 20 – 24 August 2023 | 4 pm - 6 pm
  • Led by a duo passionate about photography, Mohammed Al Hammadi and Sultan Al Jaber, this programme on analogue photography will focus on the beauty of film and the art of capturing moments in a single frame.
  • Please note that this workshop will be conducted in Arabic.


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