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EVENTS FOR : Saturday 05 June 2021

Splendors of Spain

ADULTS - This class will be held in English

Date: 5 June (next session 12 June)
Time: 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm Qatar time (UTZ+3)
Location: via Zoom

The Splendors of Islamic Spain Workshop Series explores the history and patterns of Islamic Spain. Over four classes will cover the flora, fauna and geometry of Al Hambra and Madinat al Zahra. Classes are beginner friendly, although each class builds on the previous. You can sign up to single classes or all!  This is the third class.

Session Three: Manafi al Hayawan (Benefits of Animals) - Patterns from the Doha Hind (Beginner)
This class will explore the Book of the Benefits of Animals, a 12th Century encyclopedia of animals. We will analyze and draw the exquisite patterns from the Doha Hind said to be from Madinat al Zahra.

Session Four: Majestic Nasrid Textiles (Intermediate/ Advanced)
This class will be the final in the series where students will learn how to analyze the fabric rapport and recreate the motifs. We will contextualize Nasrid Textiles and look at their similarities, common themes and motifs. By the end of the class, students will have recreated the patterns and will be well on their way to a finished piece!


Email stose@qm.org.qa to book - you will receive a confirmation email within 24 hours