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Mathaf: Arab Museum of Modern Art

Established in 2010, Mathaf providing a uniquely Arab perspective on contemporary art. The museum’s permanent collection features more than 9,000 works by notable artists from Arab world from the 1840s to the present day.  Landmark artists from countries and regions connected to the Arab Peninsula are represented, encompassing Africa, Asia and Europe.   

One of Qatar’s most important cultural attractions, Mathaf provides an Arab perspective on contemporary art.  The works on display narrate the story of the Arab world as viewed by its artists, and presented through different art forms – from paintings and mixed media to sculpture; resulting in one of the largest collections of Arab-made and art in the world.