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"Safar" Exhibition at the Museum of Islamic Art

Posted On: 27 September 2022 06:09 am Updated On: 3 November 2022 08:47 pm
Categories : Arts & Culture
"Safar" Exhibition at the Museum of Islamic Art

Events Details

  • Location: Museum of Islamic Art
  • Date: 23 October 2022 - 23 January 2023
  • Time: 09:00 am - 05:00 pm
  • Price: Check it out - It's free!
  • Phone: 4422 4444
  • Website: https://mia.org.qa/en/calendar/safar/

The Museum of Islamic Art, in collaboration Ministry of Foreign Affairs - Qatar will present Safar, an exhibition highlighting the experiences of Afghan refugees in Qatar after their evacuation in 2021.

Date: 23 October 2022 – 23 January 2023

Details:

  • Free to attend. No tickets are required.
  • The exhibition is to be held at MIA Park.

Safar highlights the experiences and stories of Afghan refugees through a collection of videos, photographs, and illustrated stories beginning with a look at Afghanistan's history, the importance of its geographical position at the crossroads of ancient trade routes, its wealth and natural resources, as well as being part of the most important and largest empires, and the basis of civilizations since the Bronze Age

Videos, stories, and artwork produced by adults and children alike help illustrate this aid, in addition to the cultural support, music, and art provided to help bolster the well-being of the evacuees.

The exhibition also addresses the question of what happens next for the evacuees, Afghanistan, and Qatar’s ongoing support. An interactive feedback wall invites visitors to express their thoughts and feelings.

Note: The timings for this event are to be updated.

Special operating hours will be in effect from 1 November–20 December. Please note that the information is subject to change and may be updated at any time.

Sunday through Saturday: 10 am – 8 pm

Note: Last entry to museums and galleries is 30 minutes prior to closure.

Important note:

  • Due to road closures during the tournament, the Museum of Islamic Art will not be accessible by car. Visitors are advised to use public buses or the metro. Information about getting around Doha during the FIFA World Cup can be found on Qatar2022.qa.
  • Tickets to the Museum of Islamic Art are available in one-hour time slots. Please arrive on time to ensure entry.

Source and image credit: Museum of Islamic Art

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