temporary exhibitions

Wael Shawky: Crusades and Other Stories

Ground Floor Galleries

17 March until 16 August, 2015

Wael Shawky produces spectacular film series based on literature and historical...

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museum hours


Sunday 20:00 - 00:00
Monday Closed
Tuesday 20:00 - 00:00
Wednesday 20:00 - 00:00
Thursday 20:00 - 00:00
Friday Closed
Saturday 20:00 - 00:00


Free admission to the permanent collection exhibition; 25 QR for temporary exhibitions. Free entry for students and children under 16 to all exhibitions. Free entrance for ICOM and CIMAM members. The library and café are open during museum hours.

For more information, call +974 4402 8855/8830.


Due to construction near the museum, the main road to Mathaf has been diverted. Download a map with an alternative route. If your car is equipped with, or you have, a GPS device, enter the following data: 25.310569, 51.419252

mathaf collection exhibitions

Mathaf Collection Summary, Part 1

Permanent Exhibition, First Floor Galleries

Opens 1st November, 2014


Mathaf: Arab Museum of Modern Art dedicates the first floor of the museum to a new...


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recent biographies

 Dia Azzawi
Born on 24 April 1939 in Baghdad, Iraq;  lives and works in London, United  Kingdom  and Doha, Qatar.

 Yousef Ahmad
 Born on 1 January 1955 in al-Jasrah,  Doha,  Qatar.

 Georges Daoud Corm
 died on 13  December 1971 in Beirut,  Lebanon.

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