MIA to open ‘A Falcon’s Eye: Tribute to Sheikh Saoud Al Thani’ expo today Aug 02, 2020 0 4094 12345 QNADohaThe Museum of Islamic Arts (MIA) will open the exhibition entitled “A Falcon’s Eye: Tribute To Sheikh Saoud Al Thani” on Sunday. Sheikh Saoud was head of the national council of culture, arts, and heritage in Qatar from 1997 to 2005. He is considered one of Qatar’s greatest collectors, largely responsible for laying the foundation for Qatar Museums’ world class collections. The exhibition will showcase more than 300 outstanding art works from prehistoric fossils and Egyptian antiquities to Orientalist paintings and masterpieces of the history of photography in a spectacular display following the concept of ancient (Renaissance) “cabinet of curiosities” reflecting Sheikh Saoud’s fascination with both natural history and the art world.Chairperson of Qatar Museums HE Sheikha Al Mayassa bint Hamad Al Thani said Sheikh Saoud’s love for arts was limitless, adding that he was also committed to developing cultural and educational resources in Qatar to serve society. Sheikha Al Mayassa said that he succeeded in his mission, expressing her delight with the exhibition celebrating Sheikh Saoud. RELATED ARTICLES Amir congratulates Swiss president Aug 02, 2020 0 7924 14-night quarantine package for domestic staff, workers in shared accommodation Aug 02, 2020 0 20848 PM affirms Qatar’s full support for Libyan people & legitimate government Aug 02, 2020 0 7067 Ebraz wins Qatar International Stakes HH Sheikh Mohammed bin Khalifa Al Thani’s Ebraz, the world’s highest-rated Arabian horse, on way to winning the G1 P/A Qatar International Stakes at QREC-sponsored Qatar Goodwood Festival at the Goodwood Racecourse, .. Daily COVID-19 cases continue to fall The number of new daily coronavirus (COVID-19) infections continues to decrease in Qatar, thanks to precautionary measures being taken by authorities to contain the spread of the virus. Qatar on Saturday reported 216 .. EID gifts for kids at Katara Gifts being distributed to kids inside their cars at Katara on the second day of Eid Al Adha on Saturday. Amir congratulates president of Benin His Highness The Amir of State of Qatar Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani on Saturday sent a cable of congratulations to President of the Republic of Benin Patrice Talon on the anniversary of his country’s Independence Day. .. Link to apply for Exceptional Entry Permit goes live on Qatar Portal Tribune News Network Doha Qatar residents stranded abroad due to COVID-19 can now apply for entry permit as the link for an Exceptional Entry Permit to Qatar has become operational from Saturday on the Qatar Portal .. MADLSA warns against dealing with unofficial entities for jobs The Ministry of Administrative Development, Labor and Social Affairs (MADLSA) has warned against dealing with unofficial entities and entities that invite individuals to obtain employment opportunities or ..