Last night Katara premiered their homegrown artistic talent in the Qatar Photography Society Building.

The art symposium will be on display from the 7th to the 17th of February in Katara. Admission is free!

3The President of Katara, Abdul Rahman Saleh Al-Khulaifi (above left) taking a look at the paintings on display.

7Wandering around Katara towards the tail end of last year, you may have seen artists working away in the streets and alleyways and under the amphitheatre.

218 Qatari artists have been working tirelessly since October on five paintings, two of which they have donated to Katara.

img_2030In Qatar’s burgeoning art scene, Katara is keen to support its commitment to nurturing local talents and giving them a platform to display their talents.8