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Posted On: 14 March 2021 10:00 am
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Things to do in Doha: 14 March - 20 March, 2021

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Art lovers, movie buffs and foodies assemble! This week has a host of fun activities just for you. Read more to find out all about them. Which ones will you be taking part in? Our listing comes out every Sunday at 10:00 am, so do check it out. For more events around you, visit iloveqatar.net/events!

Note: As per COVID-19 restrictions set by the government, please make sure to abide by the COVID-19 precautionary measures such as wearing a mask, physical distancing, showing your Ehteraz green status, and frequent hand washing.

Until 25 March 2021

Foundation in Art Therapy by VCU Arts Qatar

Foundation in Art Therapy by VCU Arts Qatar
Image Credit: VCU Arts Qatar

Love art? This course will be useful to anyone considering Art Therapy as a career. The "Foundation in the Art Therapy" course is the only one of its kind in the region and the certificate is approved by the British Association of Art Therapy (BAAT).

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Until 31 March 2021

Coding The Future by QNL

Coding The Future by QNL
Image Credit: QNL

QNL has lined up events just for you. From 14 to 18 March, in collaboration with Studio 5/6, an information and communications technology makerspace initiative by the Ministry of Transport and Communications will host a virtual camp, which includes a series of workshops where the participants will learn new technology skills and will be introduced to the basics of robotics, machine learning, programming and 3D scanning and printing in an enjoyable and fun atmosphere. For a complete list of events, please visit the Events page on the Library’s website.

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Until 7 April 2021

Mohammed Al Atiq: Attention Exhibition

Mohammed Al Atiq: Attention Exhibition
Image Credit: Doha Fire Station

The exhibition brings to light the imminent danger of waste, which Mohammed Al Atiq observed daily during his residency in New York in 2020. Inspired by Indian philosopher Osho, the artist showcases the beauty in waste to raise awareness of this issue.

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Until 7 April 2021

Keep Running: AI, Art and Qatari Heritage Exhibition

Keep Running: AI, Art and Qatari Heritage Exhibition
Image Credit: Doha Fire Station

This exhibition by Dr. James She shows how Artificial Intelligence can be used for creative purposes, rather than just technical ones. Get mesmerized by AI paintings that show distinguishable features and forms of horses. This series is the artist's part of a collaboration with HBKU.

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    Until 17 March 2021

    Qumra 2021

    Qumra 2021
    Image Credit: Doha Film Institute

    Qumra by Doha Film Institute is an initiative that seeks to provide mentorship, nurturing, and hands-on development for filmmakers from Qatar and around the world. Over the past six years, Qumra has been a one-of-a-kind professional incubator crucial to the success of filmmakers from the Arab world and beyond. Due to the COVID-19 outbreak, the 2021 edition of Qumra will be fully celebrated online.

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    Until 27 March 2021

    Islamic Geometry and Watercolor by VCU Arts Qatar

    Islamic Geometry and Watercolor by VCU Arts Qatar
    Image Credit: VCU Arts Qatar

    Through this event, you can explore the world of painting and the application of colour to Islamic geometric patterns. Get to learn about colour theory and harmony, pigment and paint properties, the principles of color mixing, and learn several exercises. Who is this course for, you ask? It is for anyone interested in improving their watercolor control and skill, and developing their own personal style to paint beautiful geometric patterns.

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      Until 31 March 2021

      Tasty Street Qatar at Katara Cultural Village

      Tasty Street Qatar at Katara Cultural Village
      Image Credit: Katara Cultural Village

      Enjoy eating your favourites at over 30 food kiosks at Tasty Street Qatar being organised at Katara Cultural Village. The food festival runs until March 2021. What are you going to eat there?

      Find out more here: https://www.iloveqatar.net/dining/foodieNews/what-to-expect-tasty-street-katara-cultural-village-doha-qatar

      Details:

      • Location: Al Gannas, Cultural Village Foundation – Katara
      • Date: Until 31 March 2021
      • Time: 03:00 pm - 11:59 pm
      • Ticket Purchase: No tickets needed
      • Price: As per your order
      • Website: https://www.instagram.com/tasty.street.qa/

      Until 24 July 2021

      Grey Times Art Exhibition at the Fire Station

      Grey Times Art Exhibition at the Fire Station
      Image Credit: Fire Station

      Grey Times presents works from artists that were done under these uncertain times. Like all of us, the artists in the residency this year had to shift their focus and priorities, on a personal and professional level, developing and reworking their pieces to reflect the present situation and its challenges. Visit and get to see all their artworks.

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      Until 1 August 2021

      Mal Lawal 3 Cars exhibition at the National Museum of Qatar

      Mal Lawal 3 Cars exhibition at the National Museum of Qatar
      Image Credit: NMOQ

      Do you love vintage cars? Mal Lawal 3 Cars exhibition at the Museum Baraha and Vintage Car Gallery and be in awe of some of the classic and evergreen vehicles on display there.

      Details:

      • Location: Museum Baraha & Vintage Car Gallery, National Museum of Qatar
      • Date: 17 December 2020 - 1 August 2021
      • Time: 09:00 am - 07:00 pm
      • Ticket Purchase: No tickets needed
      • Price: General entry - It's free!
      • Website: https://twitter.com/NMOQatar

      Which of these will you be definitely doing this week? Do let us know in the comments section below! Do share this article - it keeps us going!