As part of the Crossing Boundaries Lecture Series, VCUQatar presents a lecture by Arts Manager and Consultant Myles Pepper entitled ‘Cementing Relations at Home and Developing Relations Abroad’ on Wednesday, 20 November, 2013 at 6:00 pm at the atrium at VCUQatar.
The publishing program at VCUQatar's Painting and Printmaking department, Fanoon: Center for Printmedia Research, is hosting visiting artist Jenny Schmid from 19 November to 22 November, 2013. Schmid will also give an artist's lecture on Wednesday, 20 November at 12:15 pm at Room 268. The event is open to the public.
Alice Twemlow, chair and co-founder of the Design Criticism program at the School of Visual Arts in New York joined VCUQatar’s MFA program in Design Studies as a guest critic this month.
Scholars from around the world will explore the role of light in Islamic art and culture during the Fifth Biennial Hamad bin Khalifa Symposium on Islamic Art, 9-11 November, 2013 in Palermo, Italy.
VCUQatar, in association with Qatar Museums Authority, is pleased to host acclaimed New York-based performance artist Marina Abramović. The lecture will take place on Thursday, 7 November, 2013 at 12:15 pm at the atrium at VCUQatar.
The Gallery at Virginia Commonwealth University in Qatar is pleased to present ‘Open Forms’, by acclaimed British artist Kate Terry.
VCUQatar is hosting an institution-wide open house ‘Zwara’ on Saturday, 2 November, 2013 from 3:00 pm to 6:00 pm. The event is open to the public.
VCUQatar hosted ‘Trifold’, an exhibition showcasing the modular origami creations of the female security staff at Education City.
Under the Patronage of H.E Sheikh Ahmed Bin Jassim Bin Mohamed Al-Thani, Minister of Economy and Trade, Qatar, the fourth annual Qatar International Businesswomen Forum (QIBWF) will be held in Doha, State of Qatar on November 11-12, 2013 at the St. Regis Doha Hotel.
Virginia Commonwealth University in Qatar welcomed 73 new full time Master of Fine Arts, Bachelor of Fine Arts and Bachelor of Arts students to the Education City campus.
Katara Art Center (KAC) presents Standalone Tools, the second solo show in Qatar by Director of Painting and Printmaking at VCUQatar Rhys Himsworth. Funded by a VCUQatar Faculty Research Grant, the exhibition is scheduled from 15 September to 27 October 2013 with an opening reception on Sunday, 15 September from 7:00pm to 9:00pm at the KAC, Building 5, Katara Cultural Village.
The Gallery at VCUQatar is pleased to present ‘My Rock Stars: Volume 1’, by acclaimed London-based Moroccan artist/photographer Hassan Hajjaj.
For the third consecutive year, VCUQatar collaborated with the Ministry of Social Affairs to offer a summer art and design program to 20 young female Qatari students aged 14 to 20.
VCUQatar’s research project ‘Mechanically Strong Aerogels with Custom Shapes’, has been awarded an $881,000 National Priorities Research Program (NPRP) grant by the Qatar National Research Fund (QNRF).
VCUQatar held its 2013 Commencement Ceremony on 6 May at the Education City Student Center, conferring 39 Bachelor of Fine Arts degrees in fashion, graphic, interior design and painting and printmaking and five Master of Fine Arts degrees in design studies.
VCUQatar presents the ‘BFA & MFA Exhibition’, the annual exhibition of Qatar’s graduating artists and designers on Sunday, 5 May, 2013 with an opening reception from 5:30 to 7:00 pm at the Saffron Hall and the Gallery at VCUQatar.
The Gallery at Virginia Commonwealth University in Qatar is pleased to present ‘6:3:1’, an exhibition that brings together the work of six invited alumni, from three major design disciplines at VCUQatar and VCUarts, in one unique exhibition.
VCUQatar presented its Fourteenth Annual Fashion Show, ‘Fingerprint’ to full houses on 16, 17 and 18 April, 2013. The event was hosted by Salam at The Gate Mall.
VCUQatar is pleased to announce New York based fashion designer Eric Gaskins as the guest designer for the Fourteenth Annual Fashion Show, ‘Fingerprint’.
VCUQatar was delighted to welcome Her Excellency Susan L. Ziadeh, the U.S. Ambassador to Qatar, to its campus on Sunday to meet with VCUQatar students, faculty and staff and take a tour of the campus.