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FBQ Museums Ramadan Virtual Program: Behind an Object, There is a Story

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FBQ Museums Ramadan Virtual Program: Behind an Object, There is a Story

Event Details:

Location: This program is virtual.
Date: 29 April 2021 - 10 May 2021
Time: 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Phone: +974 4490 2340

Behind an Object, There is a Story is our leading educational program for schools. The title itself evokes Hakawati, the traditional art of storytelling, here explored through the artifacts on display.

Young participants are then invited to a journey of discovery of local culture and Qatari heritage as the multifaceted way we can look at objects is manifold. Do all stories have to be written to be told? Can they be illustrated or embodied in a symbol?

Are objects just static items or carriers of memorable stories?

Questions like these will engage participants to see everyday objects as carriers of memories. The virtual program will be launched during Ramadan on the 29th of April 2021.

Click here for further information and details on the three thematic journeys featuring the program Behind an Object, There is A Story (age group 7-12 years), currently available in English.

1st STORY: A Day in Qatar’s Old Times

Friday, 30th April, 9 pm – 10 pmThursday, 6th May, 9 pm – 10 pmMonday, 10th May, 10 am – 11 am

2nd STORY: Nun and the Pen, and what they write together

Thursday, 29th April, 9 pm – 10 pmMonday, 3rd May, 10am – 11 amSaturday, 8th May, 9 pm – 10 pm

3rd STORY: The Memory box

Saturday, 1st May, 9 pm – 10 pmFriday, 7th May, 9 pm – 10 pm Register via email to [email protected]