On this day in
1494 - was born the Italian mannerist painter Jacopo da Pontormo
1897- Dies the cuban writer JosÚ MartÝ.
1930 Director Claude Chabrol was born in Paris France
1974 - Dies the american musician Duke Ellington
Mathaf hosts exhibitions, programs and events that explore and celebrate art by Arab artists.
Mathaf is located in a converted school building on the edge of Education City off Al-Luqta Street. Doha. Quatar.
Hours: Sunday, Tuesday to Thursday and Saturday 11am – 6pm
Friday 3pm – 9pm
Closed on Monday
The Museum of Islamic Arts will provide a stunning environment in which to showcase its extensive store of treasures from across the Islamic world. Designed by I.M. Pei, the Museum will have nearly 45,000 square meters of exhibition space available, in addition to generous education, conservation and presentation areas to host a rich and varied Islamic collection spanning three continents and thirteen centuries, from the 7th to the end of the 19th century.
Hours: Saturday to Thursday 10:30 am to 5:30 pm / Friday 2:00 pm to 8:00 pm
Closed on Tuesday
FREE admission for the museum galleries. Temporary exhibition will have a cost attached.