Posted on May 15, 2016

Children and parents enjoyed a fun-filled afternoon at the Qatar Museums (QM) Gallery Al Riwaq on Saturday.

The workshop, organised by Qatar Museums under the leadership of its Chairperson, HE Sheikha Al Mayassa bint Hamad bin Khalifa Al Thani, was held as part of Qatar Museums’ latest exhibition, What About the Art? Contemporary Art From China. The exhibition, which features the works of 15 contemporary Chinese artists is curated by the renowned Chinese artist Cai-Guo Qiang and will be on show at the QM Gallery Al Riwaq, situated in the Museum of Islamic Art Park, until July 16th.

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During the workshop, delivered by QM’s Education team, children and parents explored the exhibition together and took part in an art making workshop, where they made their own clay sculptures inspired by the work of the Chinese artist  Hu Zhijun. The workshops, which are being held from 3-5pm every Saturday until June 4th, form part of Qatar Museums’ continuous efforts to provide dynamic exhibition activities that appeal to diverse audiences, fostering an indigenous culture of creativity and innovation.

Visit: https://www.qm.org.qa/en/what-about-art-guided-family-visits to register, and https://www.qm.org.qa/en/education to find out more about QM’s educational activities on offer this summer.

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