Posted on January 20, 2015

Virginia Commonwealth University in Qatar’s Community and Outreach Program is pleased to open registration for spring community classes. Course offerings include classes in different art, design and craft areas by noted local and international instructors.

The Community Education Program at VCUQatar continues to expand. The current set of 55 courses includes popular classes in photography, camera filming, drawing and painting, jewelry making, fashion styling and making, home, event and graphic design, Islamic pattern construction, fashion dress making, a number of other making and craft classes, Adobe and AutoCAD, as well as art classes for children of several age groups under the age of 15.

VCUQatar opens registration for spring 2 [].jpgThe eight-week program runs from late January to early April with a two week break in early March. Unless otherwise noted, all non-credit community classes are open to both, women and men, ages 15 and above, and are taught in English at the VCUQatar building located within the Education City campus on Al Luqta Street. In addition to the well over 40 non-credit classes held at VCUQatar, the university is offering community courses in partnership with and at IAID as an extension of its own program and to complement IAID’s program. 

VCUQatar courses on offer at IAID include charcoal and pastel drawing, fashion illustration, advanced watercolor painting, collage with discarded materials, decoupage and two children’s classes: one stroke painting and ceramic mosaics. VCUQatar is also offering a short program for female high school students who are interested in art and design. The program, taught in Arabic, includes ceramic mosaics, gouache painting, party planning and puppet making and is open to girls ages 10 to 14. Classes can be booked individually or as a complete program at a discounted fee.

For more information or to register for VCUQatar’s 2015 spring community classes, please visit www.qatar.vcu.eduVCUQatar opens registration for spring 3 [].jpg

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