Doha fire station reopens as arts centre

Residency programme open to artists working in the Gulf region

Published online: 03 February 2015

One of the world’s top collectors Sheikh Al-Thani dies suddenly, aged 48

Qatar’s former minister of culture’s spending spree shook up the art world before it came to abrupt end

Published online: 10 November 2014

A permanent home for Arab Modern art

The Mathaf museum in Qatar opens a long-term exhibition drawn from its 8,000-strong collection

Published online: 30 October 2014

Prehistoric painted caves added to Unesco’s World Heritage List

The Chauvet Pont-d’Arc site in southern France is twice as old as the Lascaux complex

Published online: 24 June 2014

Qatar Museums Authority chief steps down

The former Christie’s chairman Edward Dolman plans to return to London and New York

Published online: 07 April 2014

Qatar fire station to be transformed into art centre

Space will house residencies, studios and a gallery for international and Gulf artists

Published online: 06 March 2014

French footballer asked for headbutting statue to be removed

A bronze sculpture by Adel Abdessemed was taken down from display in Qatar late last month after Zinedine Zidane complained, a curator says

Published online: 28 November 2013

National Museum of Qatar appoints director

Sheikha Amna bint Abdulaziz bin Jassim Al-Thani will head the Jean Nouvel-designed museum, due to be completed in 2014

Published online: 27 November 2013

No mercy for Qatari poet

Mohammed Al-Ajami has spent two years in solitary confinement for reciting a poem in support of the Arab uprisings on Youtube

Published online: 07 November 2013

Strict guidelines imposed on Qatari exhibition prize

Award launched by museums authority and Prada Foundation restrict projects applications from involving sex, drugs, alcohol or politics

Published online: 07 November 2013

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