MIA Competition

The launch of a photo contest on Instagram celebrates the ‘The Art of Travel: Bartholomäus Schachman (1559-1614)’ exhibition at Al Riwaq Doha exhibition space, QMA. Sponsored by The Orientalist Museum and Qatar Airways participants in this contest have to share their travel photos on Instagram, tagging them with the #ArtOfTravel hashtag. QMA will repost the best photos on its Instagram account where the public can vote for their favourite photos. The photo with the most ‘likes’ will win two round-trip tickets to any of Qatar Airways’ over 120 worldwide destinations.

By sharing their travel experiences online, contestants can follow in the footsteps of Bartholomäus Schachman, a 16th century adventurer who commissioned an album documenting his travels throughout Europe, North Africa and the Middle East.

On view till 11 February 2013, ‘The Art of Travel’ illustrates the importance of European-Ottoman relations throughout the sixteenth century. Al Riwaq exhibition space is located in the grounds of the Museum of Islamic Art on the Corniche.

 To enter ‘The Art of Travel’ Instagram contest, contestants should:

Post their best travel photos on Instagram, add the #ArtOfTravel hashtag, and caption the image.

Every day QMA will repost the five best images to the (Qatar_Museums_Authority) Instagram account and invite the public to ‘like’ their favourites.

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