Events: 2019

Lecture

Crossing Boundaries Lecture by Disarming Design From Palestine

Ghadeer Dajani, the Design and Production Manager at Disarming Design From Palestine (DDFP), and Raed Hamouri, the Executive Director at (DDFP) will talk and give workshops about how occupation restricts craft and product development, and where politics, design and crafts meet.

Lecture Dates

18 Nov – 20 Nov 2019

Opening Reception

Entry

Free - Open invitation

Location

The Atrium at VCUarts Qatar


Exhibition

The Sea is the Limit

In collaboration with the Hamad bin Khalifa Islamic Art Symposium

Exhibition Dates

10 Nov – 7 Dec 2019

Opening Reception

10 Nov / 5:30pm

Entry

Free - Open invitation

Location

The Gallery at VCUarts Qatar


Artist Talk

Clothes vs Costumes

Virginia Commonwealth University in Qatar, in association with the Italian Embassy in Qatar, is pleased to host a talk by costume designer Anna Lombardi

Date & Time

5 Nov 2019 / 12:30pm

Entry

Free - Open invitation

Location

The Atrium at VCUarts Qatar


Lecture

Crossing Boundaries Lecture by Koichi Yamamoto

The master printmaker, internationally known for his complex engravings, will give his Crossing Boundaries Lecture titled, "Floating Graphics."

Lecture Dates

22 Oct – 26 Oct 2019

Opening Reception

Entry

Free - Open invitation

Location

The Atrium at VCUarts Qatar and Qatar National Library


Exhibition

Digital Fanoos: Re-examining the Traditional Arabic Lantern

The MFA in Design program at VCUarts Qatar will exhibit 18 one-of-a-kind digital glass lamps or fawanees at Katara Art Center, which were designed and made by graduate students and faculty during an annual field study trip.

Exhibition Dates

10 Oct – 31 Oct 2019

Opening Reception

Entry

Free - Open invitation

Location

Katara Art Center


Exhibition

Fanoon Center For Printmedia Research: Highlights 2012-2019

The exhibition is accompanied by a robust program of workshops, panels, and events as well as a catalog of the full collection.

Exhibition Dates

12 Sep – 26 Oct 2019

Opening Reception

11 Sep / 6:00pm

Entry

Free - Open invitation

Location

The Gallery at VCUarts Qatar


Commencement

Commencement 2019

VCUarts Qatar's Commencement marks the culmination of years of hard work and dedication on the part of the BFA, BA and MFA graduates. Students, their families, friends, faculty and staff will come together to celebrate the accomplishments of VCUarts Qatar's graduates and rejoice in their venture into the professional life.

Date & Time

6 May 2019 / 9:00pm

Entry

Private - By invitation only

Location

HBKU Student Center


Exhibition

BFA + MFA Exhibition 2019

An exhibition featuring all graduating students from the BFA and MFA programs at VCUarts Qatar.

Exhibition Dates

5 May – 18 May 2019

Opening Reception

4 May / 3:00pm

Entry

Free - Open invitation

Location

VCUarts Qatar


Fashion Show

EDGE: Fashion Show

VCUarts Qatar and Mall of Qatar presents “EDGE”, the 20th Annual Fashion Show. The fashion show is being held at the Ooredoo Stage at Mall of Qatar.

Dates

27 Apr – 27 Apr 2019
6:00pm ‐ 7:00pm

Entry

Free - Ticket required

Location

Ooredoo Stage at Mall of Qatar


Exhibition

intima’ – tanmiyah

With the generous support of the Qatar Foundation, the Painting & Printmaking Department is proud to showcase the VCUarts Qatar Fellowship and the work of this year's fellows: Azim Al Ghussein and asmaa al-issa.

Exhibition Dates

11 Apr – 21 Apr 2019

Opening Reception

10 Apr / 6:00pm

Entry

Free - Open invitation

Location

Fire Station - Artist in Residence (Workshop 4)


Lecture

Crossing Boundaries Lecture by Lawrence Abu Hamdan

Award-winning artist Lawrence Abu Hamdan, whose activities take freely from the traditions of investigative journalism, human-rights campaigns and conceptual art, will give his Crossing Boundaries Lecture titled, "Birdwatching".

Lecture Dates

1 Apr – 2 Apr 2019

Opening Reception

Entry

Free - Open invitation

Location

The Atrium at VCUarts Qatar & MIA Auditorium


Lecture

Fashion Talks with Diane von Furstenberg

Virginia Commonwealth University in Qatar, in association with Qatar Museums, is pleased to host Qatar Creates: Talks

Lecture Dates

27 Mar – 27 Mar 2019

Opening Reception

Entry

Free - Open invitation

Location

The Atrium at VCUarts Qatar


Lecture

From the Art School to the Art World

Virginia Commonwealth University in Qatar, in association with Qatar Museums, is pleased to host Qatar Creates: Talks

Lecture Dates

25 Mar – 25 Mar 2019

Opening Reception

Entry

Free - Open invitation

Location

The Atrium at VCUarts Qatar


Lecture

From the Art School to the Art World

Virginia Commonwealth University in Qatar, in association with Qatar Museums, is pleased to host Qatar Creates: Talks

Lecture Dates

25 Mar – 25 Mar 2019

Opening Reception

Entry

Free - Open invitation

Location

The Atrium at VCUarts Qatar


Exhibition

-162˚ Trading Power

A collaboration between faculty and students at VCUarts Qatar, Texas A&M University at Qatar, and Tokyo Metropolitan University’s AIIT.

Exhibition Dates

15 Mar – 22 Mar 2019

Opening Reception

14 Mar / 7:30pm

Entry

Free - Open invitation

Location

Fire Station - Artist in Residence (Workshop 3)


Exhibition

QAL

"QAL, The anti-carpet", is an interactive, generative, audiovisual installation exploring environmental design in futuristic architecture with roots in Persian motifs.

Exhibition Dates

13 Mar – 13 Apr 2019

Opening Reception

13 Mar / 5:30pm

Entry

Free - Open invitation

Location

The Gallery at VCUarts Qatar


Lecture

Crossing Boundaries Lecture by Taekyeom Lee

Visiting designer Taekyeom Lee explores unconventional materials and digital methods to graphic design.

Lecture Dates

5 Feb – 7 Feb 2019

Opening Reception

Entry

Free - Open invitation

Location

The Atrium at VCUarts Qatar & QNL


Exhibition

Comfort Zone I (Home)

This exhibition brings together the works from Basma Alsharif, Khalid al Gharaballi and Setareh Shahbazi.

Exhibition Dates

17 Jan – 23 Feb 2019

Opening Reception

16 Jan / 6:00pm

Entry

Free - Open invitation

Location

The Gallery at VCUarts Qatar


Exhibition

Soujud

Modern Prayer Rug

Exhibition Dates

12 Jan – 15 Feb 2019

Opening Reception

12 Jan / 6:30pm

Entry

Free - Open invitation

Location

Minaterein, Education City Mosque Gallery


Exhibition

MINBER

This exhibition is a collection of art works created by 15 junior and senior-year students from the Painting & Printmaking program at VCUarts Qatar.

Exhibition Dates

27 Nov – 28 Jan 2019

Opening Reception

27 Nov / 7:00pm

Entry

Free - Open invitation

Location

Art 29 Gallery, W Hotel