Posted on September 17, 2016

During this Eid-Al-Adha, children across Qatar took part in a fun and exciting treasure hunt at the Museum of Islamic Art (MIA).  

This fun-filled family adventure, which was held on 14th September, forms part of Qatar Museums’ and MIA’s continued efforts to provide dynamic activities that appeal to diverse communities, fostering an indigenous culture of creativity and innovation. 90 children and families from across Qatar attended the treasure hunt. During the hunt, children were taken on a unique adventure through the museum, where they explored one of the world’s greatest collections of Islamic Art. Prizes selected from the MIA gift shop were awarded to three lucky winners with the highest scores.

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Khalid Yousef Al Ibrahim, Chief Strategic Planning Officer at Qatar Museums, said: “At Qatar Museums, we strive to provide fun and educational activities for families and children to enjoy together, to broaden horizons and stimulate the creativity within the community.” “Our programmes create lasting memories and lead to the development of imaginative, compassionate and engaged individuals. This event was a great success, and it was a pleasure to see this event resonate so well with the local community.”

Qatar Museums offers a wide selection of educational programmes across the country all year around. In particular, MIA offers learning opportunities for people of all ages and backgrounds to enjoy and take part in, including regular exhibition tours, art classes, calligraphy classes, and object handling workshops.

All activities and workshops aim to strengthen family bonds, develop creativity, build confidence and improve communication skills. For more information, visit: http://www.qm.org.qa/en/education

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