Museums

Mathaf, Arab Museum of Modern Art

Co-owned by Qatar Museums and Qatar Foundation, the museum organizes major exhibitions, both historical and experimental, and large-scale education programs.

Mathaf, Arab Museum of Modern Art, founded in 2010, is situated in Education City in Qatar Foundation (QF) in a renovated former school building. QF is led by HH Sheikha Moza bint Nasser. Mathaf is part of Qatar Museums, led by H.E. Sheikha al-Mayassa bint Hamad bin Khalifa Al Thani.

Mathaf Collection, co-owned by Qatar Museums and Qatar Foundation, is now holding over 9,000 works, making it the world’s largest specialised collection of its kind. An initial group of works was gathered by H.E. Sheikh Hassan bin Mohammed bin Ali Al Thani.

Mathaf organises major exhibitions, both historical and experimental, and large-scale education programs performing an important role as a centre for dialogue, research, and a resource for fostering creativity. Mathaf hosts solo and group exhibitions by artists from the region, and events that explore and celebrate modern and contemporary art.

Contacts & Details
OPENING:
tue, wed, thu, sat, sun 11:00 am – 6:00 pm; fri 3:00 pm – 8:00 pm

CLOSING DAYS:
mon

T: +974 4402 8855
M: mathaf_info@qm.org.qa
W: Website

ADDRESS
Education City

ESTABLISHED
2010
Past Exhibitions
Exhibitions
Magdi Mostafa: Sound Element
For the first installation in its Project Space, Mathaf invites Egyptian artist Magdi Mostafa to continue...
27 Nov 2014 - 15 Jan 2014
Exhibitions
Wael Shawky: Cabaret Crusades and Other Stories
Wael Shawky‘s first solo show at Mathaf: Arab Museum of Modern Art, curated by Abdellah Karroum,...
17 Mar 2015 - 16 Aug 2015