at the fire station



Mariam Ahmed: Portrait Painting

29 April, 6 May, 13 May | 4pm-7pm
Duration: 3 sessions

Join our resident artist Mariam Ahmed (@portrait_artist) in a portrait painting workshop. The workshop will demonstrate the basics of portrait painting including how to select subjects to paint, the tools used, and how to mix colors with a live demonstration using oil paint on canvas.

This workshop is for girls only, ages 16+ and will be taught in Arabic language. 

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Open Studio Night

8 April 5:00pm – 9:00pm

Visitors are able to meet with artists and see the inner workings of their studios, view their work in progress and how artists develop their ideas for the projects they are working on during the residency program.

Visitors are encouraged to follow the Fire Station Instagram account @dohafirestation and share their photos on the hashtag #FireStationOpenStudios

Shams Generation Exhibition
opening ceremony

24 April 2017 - 7:00 PM on Monday

On behalf of Qatar Solar Technologies (QSTec) and Qatar Museums, it is our great pleasure to invite you to attend the opening ceremony of the Shams Generation Exhibition at 7:00 PM on Monday, 24 April 2017 at the Fire Station, Artist in Residence – Annex Room. (Above Café#999). The exhibition will be on until 31 April and opening times are as follows: In the mornings 8:30am – 12:30pm, I the evenings 6:00pm – 9:00pm  

Shams Generation is an innovative hands-on educational initiative, developed by Qatar Solar Technologies (QSTec) in collaboration with Qatar Museums.

This interactive learning program draws upon students' various skill sets to create innovative solar artwork combining solar energy, recycled material and art.