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Qatar is home to a number of stunning art galleries and public spaces that contribute to Doha's lively cultural scene.

Al Riwaq Gallery

Located within MIA, Al Riwaq Gallery hosts exhibitions by the Qatar Museums network and has featured several groundbreaking exhibitions by artists such as Mohamed Al Mahdi, Damien Hirst, and Jaffar Al Oraibi.

Galleries

Address

MIA Park, the Corniche, Doha

Phone

+974 4452 5555

Website

https://www.qm.org.qa/en/project/qm-gallery-alriwaq

Fire Station

Built in 1982 for civil defence, this space served as a fire station for three decades. Located opposite Al Bidda Park, the Fire Station is now a thriving arts centre, supporting and showcasing the work of local and visiting international artists. Past exhibits include Brian Donnelly’s KAWS: He Eats Alone, the works of Picasso and Giacometti, and Kazimir Malevich of the Russian avant-garde.   

The Fire Station is also home to the Garage Gallery, which provides studios for artists in residence, and organises tours and workshops that allow young visitors to interact with visiting artists. Café #999, (the emergency services number in Qatar) is a popular spot for healthy dining options. 

Galleries

Address

Mohammed Bin Thani St

Phone

+974 4422 4222

Website

https://www.firestation.org.qa

Qatar Museums Gallery

An intimate venue for public art projects, QM Gallery is located within Katara Cultural Village, which houses theatres, concert halls, and restaurants. The QM Gallery provides a platform for Qatar’s museums to present their collections. To foster a personal connection with audiences, the gallery hosts artists whose work centres around human themes. These include Yan Pei Ming’s portraits of famous Arabs and Brigitte Lacombe’s examination of female athletes in the Arab world.   

Galleries

Address

Katara Cultural Village

Phone

+974 4402 8888

Website

http://www.qm.org.qa/en/project/qm-gallery-katara

Souq Waqif Art Center

Located in Doha’s central market, the Souq Waqif Art Centre showcases traditional Islamic and Middle Eastern art, offering workshops and studio spaces for aspiring artists seeking to learn the fundamentals of various art disciplines. The centre has distinguished itself for its direct relationship with the public through art presentations, exhibitions, and public courses throughout the year. 

Galleries

Address

Souq Waqif Art Center, Doha, Qatar

Phone

+(974)44176204

Website

http://swacqatar.com/

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