Things to do this weekend in Qatar (March 18-20, 2021)

This weekend there is drive-in cinema, art classes, exhibitions and much more happening. Don't forget to mask up and keep distance. 

DFI Drive-in Cinema
DFI Drive-in Cinema in Lusail screens classics to contemporary family favourites.

Thursday, March 18th
Madagascar - 7:00 PM
Guardians of the Galaxy - 9:45 PM

Friday, March 19th
The Lion King - 7:00 PM
Dawn of the Planet of the Apes - 9:45 PM

Saturday, March 20th
The Pursuit of Happyness (15+) - 7:00 PM 

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Exhibition: Mohammed Al Atiq: Attention

This exhibition examines the detrimental impact of waste on the environment. 

Where: Fire Station, Gallery 4‎
When: Until April 7, 2021 (Saturday to Thursday: 9am – 7pm) ( Friday: 1:30pm – 7pm)‎

Exhibition: Keep Running: AI, Art and Qatari Heritage

An exhibition by Dr James She, tackling how ‎Artificial Intelligence can be used for creative purposes, rather than just technical ones.‎

Where: Fire Station, Gallery 3‎
When: Until April 7, 2021 (Saturday to Thursday: 9am – 7pm) (Friday: 1:30pm – 7pm)‎

World Book Day

World book day is an annual event celebrating the enjoyment of books and reading. The program will show children how to create their own book by writing and illustrating a book.   

Where: Mathaf 
When: 20 March from 11 am -12 pm
For more information contact: [email protected]

Sketching the Desert Rose

This workshop introduces participants to the skills of architectural drawing on location. Using the fantastical architecture of NMoQ as a source of inspiration, participants will walk around the building and sketch its different angles. The workshop is led by artist Ahed Al Khatib in both Arabic and English. The cost is QR100. For booking contact [email protected]

Grey times

The exhibition is a collective display of the works of artists who took part in Fire Station’s latest Artist in Residence programme, and includes artwork created by alumni and faculty from Virginia Commonwealth University School of the Arts in Qatar (VCUarts Qatar), a Qatar Foundation partner university.

When: Ongoing till July 24

Where: Fire Station’s Garage Gallery.

If you know of any other event, we missed out please inform us and we will get it listed.

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