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Posted On: 19 July 2020 12:50 pm
Updated On: 12 November 2020 02:07 pm

Things to do in Doha: July 19 - July 25, 2020

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Looking for something to do in Doha? We're bringing you a list of activities to keep you occupied over the week ahead. With most of the establishments closed and events postponed or canceled, our list highlights mainly online based events and activities.

Be sure to keep following ILQ for all the updates and information about Qatar and coronavirus (COVID-19) at iloveqatar.net/coronavirus.

23 July 2020

Right to left Arabic Typography by M7 Online Group Mentorship

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When translating graphic and typographic concepts from one writing system to another it comes with a set of challenges as well as considerations. In this talk, Wael Morcos will share some of his current work at Morcos Key.

Details:

Location: Qatar
Date: 23 July 2020
Time: 04:00 pm - 05:00 pm
Ticket Purchase: Online
Price: Email registration required - It's free!
Email: [email protected]

25 July 2020

Virtual #BigBMeetUp - Qatari Visual Artists special

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The upcoming #bigbmeetup will host three young Qatari visual artists Fatma Mohammed, Khalifa Al Thani and Mohammed Faraj Al Suwaidi. BigB MeetUp is a community initiative founded by Bosco Menezes. The aim of this initiative is to inspire, inform, educate and spread the news of the good deeds individuals and groups of people perform in their everyday lives for the betterment of humankind.

You can attend this virtual meetup on BigBFotografi's Facebook page HERE!

Details:

Location: Qatar
Date: 25 July 2020
Time: 08:00 pm - 09:00 pm
Ticket Purchase: Online
Price: General entry - It's free!
Website: https://www.bigbfotografi.com

Until 28 July 2020

Train and Challenge with Aspire

Stay fit and safe, adopt a healthy lifestyle during the quarantine. Join Aspire's summer program "Train and Challenge" that focuses on speed, power, endurance, and flexibility. For kids from 5 to 10 years, there will be training videos uploaded on the Aspire's social media accounts, once a week, with easy and fun exercises, kids with the help from the family members will do it and share the video on the Hashtag #AspireKids202.

Details:

Age: Boys/ Girls age 5 - 10 years
Day: every Tuesday during July
Date: 7th July, 14th July, 21st July, 28th July
Time: 6:00pm
Facebook: @aspirezone

30 July 2020

Summer Art and Design Program 2020 at VCUarts Qatar

Summer Art and Design Program 2020 at VCUarts Qatar

The Summer Program 2020 is an intensive three-week online course for high school students, which has an optional one week of portfolio development classes. The program’s curriculum is designed to build the students’ art and design skills and to assist them with developing their portfolios for applying to study at an art and design school. The students are able to design the program based on their interests and needs.

Details:

Location: Qatar
Date: 1 July 2020 - 30 July 2020
Ticket Purchase: Online
Price: Online registration required - 3000QR
Email: [email protected]

Until 15 August 2020

Cartoon Drawing Competition by Katara

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Love to draw cartoons? Then it's your chance to participate in Cartoon Drawing Competition by Katara. It's open to all caricaturists from the age of 18 years and above and from any county. The drawings must address the topic (working from home or homeschooling). For more information, click HERE.

Details:

Location: Qatar
Date: 20 June 2020 - 15 August 2020
Time: 08:00 am - 10:00 pm
Ticket Purchase: No tickets needed
Price: Send your entry via email - It's free!
Email: [email protected]

Until 20 August 2020

Art Exhibition at Al Markhiya Gallery

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Al Markhiya Gallery at the Firestation Doha hosts an art exhibition. Devised to contribute to the development of a new visual movement in Qatar, “2030” seeks to draw talented Qatari artists from multidisciplinary art practices together, engaging them in creative and intellectual encounters focusing on the future of Qatar. Featured in the exhibition are Abeer Al Kuwari, Ahmed Nouh, Mohammed Atiq, Khalifa Al Thani, Hassan Manasrah, Yasser Al Mulla, Nassar Al Attiyah, Mohammed Al Hamadi and Maryam Faraj Al Suwaidi.

PLEASE NOTE: Due to precautions surrounding concerns regarding Covid-19, only 8 people will be allowed in the gallery at a time.

Details:

Location: Al Markhiya Gallery
Date: 14 July 2020 - 20 August 2020
Time: 09:00 am - 03:00 pm
Ticket Purchase: At the door
Price: It's free!
Email: [email protected]

Until 31 August 2020

Katara Novel & Fine art competition

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Painting the cover of the Katara Prize for Arabic Novel 2020 publications includes unpublished novels, published novels, and unpublished novels for boys. The winner of the best cover for each novel will receive USD 500, publishing the winning painting on the cover of the novel and mentioning the artist’s name in the publication. To know more, read HERE!

      Details:

      Location: Qatar
      Date: 18 June 2020 - 31 August 2020
      Time: 08:00 am - 10:00 pm
      Ticket Purchase: Online
      Price: Participation via email - It's free!
      Email: [email protected]

      31 August 2020

      Al-Dhad channel competition by Katara Cultural Village

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      Weekly competition for the content of (Al-Dhad channel - Katara) Youtube channel. To participate, subscribe to the channel. The prize for the competition: 1000 USD per week.

      Details:

      Location: Qatar
      Date: 18 June 2020 - 31 August 2020
      Time: 08:00 am - 10:00 pm
      Ticket Purchase: No tickets needed
      Price: General entry - It's free!
      Website: https://www.katara.net/whats-o...

      Until 1 November 2020

      Picasso’s Studios at The Fire Station

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      Your artistic mind can rejoice now as Qatar Museums reopened the Fire Station and unveiled the special exhibition Picasso’s Studios in the Garage Gallery. The exhibition features 108 extraordinary artworks by Pablo Picasso selected from the unparalleled collection of the Musée national Picasso in Paris, including paintings, sculptures, drawings, prints and ceramics. On view through November 1, 2020, the innovative exhibition traces the evolution of Picasso’s epoch-making art by presenting it in eight distinct galleries, representing the series of studios where he worked throughout his career. Read more details HERE!

      Details:

      Location: Fire Station Gallery
      Date: 1 July 2020 - 1 November 2020
      Time: 09:00 am - 03:00 pm
      Ticket Purchase: Online
      Website: https://visit.qm.org.qa

      Until 31 December 2020

      The Virtual Exhibition "Heritage" by Katara Cultural Village

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      Cultural Village Foundation – Katara presents the virtual exhibition "Heritage" by the Qatari Artist Hassan Bu Jassum. Heritage is originality and history, and it has multiple aspects of art and culture. Katara presents the virtual exhibition “Heritage” to document the inveterate patrimony and to revive the past that still exist in the memories, and to retrieve this remembrance through paintings to be a witness of that important part of history.

      Details:

      Location: The exhibition is virtual.
      Date: 6 July 2020 - 31 December 2020
      Time: 08:00 am - 10:00 pm
      Ticket Purchase: No tickets needed
      Price: General entry - It's free!
      Website: www.katara.net

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