Summer Art & Design Programs 2012

4 different summer workshops designed to explore and advance the Art & Design skills for students aged 5-18 years old. Register now!

Art Fun: For ages 5-9 [SOLD OUT]

Splash, splodge, make and create! Summer Art Fun has arrived with children encouraged to set their imaginations free and transform the Gallery at VCUQatar into a wonderland of color, shapes and incredible creations in a whole variety of media. And don’t forget the ‘big finale’ - an exhibition party where family and friends are welcome to come along and see what fabulous things your little artists have been up to!

  • A 1 week art experience
  • Lunch will be provided
  • QAR 1,500.- or US $ 412.-
  • July 1- 5, 2012, 9AM - 3PM, Sunday - Thursday

Art Exploration: For ages 10-12 [LAST FEW TICKETS AVAILABLE]

Students explore a variety of media and participate in fun and creative art activities. In addition to a group exhibition at the end of the week, highlights include drawing, painting, collage, experimentation with different art materials, and a museum visit. Class A and B offer the same curriculum at different dates.

  • A 1 week art experience
  • QAR 1,500.- or US $ 412.-
  • Class A: July 8-12, 2012, 9AM - 3PM, Sunday - Thursday
  • Class B: July 15-19, 2012, 9AM - 3PM, Sunday - Thursday

Creative Discovery: For ages 13-15 [LAST FEW TICKETS AVAILABLE]

Students participating in the Creative Discovery program will merge traditional media and new digital media to build their design skills. During this two-week course, students will be introduced to the VCUQatar majors and learn through drawing, painting, digital media, creativity exercises, and group activities. This class includes a visit to an art museum and final exhibition open to family and friends.

  • An intensive 2 week design experience
  • QAR 2,750.- or US $ 756.-
  • July 8 -19, 2012, 9AM - 3PM, Sunday - Thursday

Design Intensive: For ages 16 and above [SOLD OUT]

Students in the Design Intensive program will explore traditional art media, digital media and photography as part of portfolio development and an introduction to the various design disciplines. This three-week course offers drawing and creative skills development, media experimentation, several workshops and museum and gallery visits. Students will create an individual project related to: Fashion, Interiors, Graphics, or Painting & Printmaking. The program culminates with a final exhibition open to family and friends.

  • An intensive 3 week design experience
  • QAR 3,750.- or US $ 1,030.-
  • July 1 - 19, 2012, 9AM - 3PM, Sunday - Thursday

How to Pay

Register and pay below or fill out the registration form in person at the Students Affairs Office and then pay the fee at the Finance Office between 8:30 AM – 12 PM and 1 PM – 3:30 PM Sunday to Thursday.

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Terms and Conditions

  • Seats are limited and can only be reserved with full payment.
  • Certificates for the programs will be handed out during the last class to students who have attended at least 80% of the classes. Certificates will be available thereafter to these students for four weeks only at VCUQatar.
  • Refunds cannot be processed after the start of classes

Questions can be directed to the Student Affairs office: 4402-0555 or to Annette Wendling-Willeke at 4402-0639, email

Date & Time

Sun / 1 Jul 2012 / 9:00am


Paid - Ticket required