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EVENTS FOR : Saturday 06 February 2021

Ruq'ah beginners

Adults,

6, 13, 20, 27 February, 9:30 am - 11:30 am
Ruq'ah script is the last calligraphy invented at the Ottoman court, reaching its height in the 19th century. The simple, clear style of Ruq'ah script makes it ideal for students starting Arabic calligraphy. Join master calligraphers in this 4 session course to develop your own calligraphy and explore this beautiful world of Islamic Art.
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Geometry

Children & Youth, 8 - 11 year olds

6 February, 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Focus on one of the many different types of art found at MIA! Using basic geometry tools such as compass and ruler, learn how to create a pattern using a net of interlocking circles, and then how to join points of that net together to create a geometric pattern similar to those found in many Islamic Art objects.
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Dinosaurs and Fossils - Family Day

Families,

6-Feb, 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
This year MIA is delighted to present the exhibition The Falcon's Eye: A Tribute to Sheikh Sauod Al Thani. Join us for family activities to celebrate Sheikh Saud's passions including dinosaurs and fossils (January), Ancient worlds (March), natural history (Feburary and April) and more. Everyone is welcome!
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Ruq'ah intermediate

Children & Youth, 8 - 18 year olds

6, 13, 20, 27 February, 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Continuing your journey in Ruq’ah, the simple and clear script of the Ottoman court. Join us in this 4-session workshop to develop your skills further. This course is only for students who have successfully completed a Ruq'ah beginners course with us before.
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