The Museum of Islamic Arts (MIA) is organising a series of art and calligraphy workshops for adults and children. Bookings are open and make sure that you make your reservation, as the seats are getting filled up in a faster pace.


mia-calligraphy-students-national-day-exhibit-starts-today-2-qatarisbooming-com-640x480Stars in the Sky: Safavid Pattern for Adults

Taking you on an exciting journey through a truly remarkable Safavid pattern, this Islamic geometry course is aimed at intermediate geometry students with some previous Islamic geometry experience or equivalent.

When: 3, 10, 17, 24 July 2013
Timing: 10 am – 12 pm

Booking: [email protected]

Ruq’ah Course for Adults

Ruq’ah script is the last form of calligraphy to be invented at the Ottoman court, reaching its height in the 19th century. The simple, clear style of Ruq’ah script makes it ideal for students starting Arabic calligraphy.

When: 6, 13, 20 July 2013

Timing: 9 am to 1 1am

Ustad Hussein Ammar
Booking: [email protected]

Calligraphy Workshops for Children

For 9 – 12 years
When: 16, 23 July 2013
Timing: 10 am to 12 pm
Individual Sessions

For 5 – 8 years
When: 14, 21 July
Timing: 10 am to 12 pm
Individual Sessions

Booking: [email protected]

Calligraphy courses are held in the Teachers’ Room, 2nd Floor, Education Centre.

For more information, visit Museum of Islamic Art’s website.