Qatar Creates is organising a host of exciting events encompassing art, culture and creativity to be held in March.

Qatar Creates, the year-round cultural movement and a platform for arts and culture in the country, has announced its upcoming spring and summer public programme of art exhibitions, film screenings and creativity workshops.

The various events highlighting art, culture and creativity will be held from March 10 to 18, as follows:

The 2023 Tasweer Photo Festival Qatar runs from March 15 to May 20. Tasweer is a biennial programme comprising exhibitions, awards and discussions between photographers both from Qatar and other parts of the world. On March 15, it will debut two prominent exhibitions – A Chance To Breathe and Doha Fashion Fridays.

Opening on March 17 at the Mathaf: Arab Museum of Modern Art is the exhibition Beirut and the Golden Sixties: A Manifesto of Fragility which revisits a turbulent chapter in the development of modernism in Beirut and features more than 230 artworks and 300 archival documents from nearly 40 collections worldwide.

Also, on March 17 at the Mathaf: Arab Museum of Modern Art is the exhibition I Am The Traveler And Also The Road featuring recipients of the 2021 and 2022 Tasweer Sheikh Saoud Al Thani Project Award grants.

Opening on March 19, Olafur Eliasson’s first solo exhibition in the Gulf region titled Curious Desert will be showcased at the National Museum of Qatar. The outdoor installation consists of 12 temporary pavilions that the artist considers an artistic laboratory in the desert.

Taking place from March 19 to 21 is Qumra. The start of the ninth edition of Doha Film Institute’s (DFI) annual industry incubator event, Qumra 2023 is crucial to the success of first- and second-time filmmakers from the Arab world and beyond. It is an initiative that seeks to provide mentorship, nurturing and hands-on development for filmmakers from Qatar and around the world and this year’s event returns with a hybrid format of in-person and virtual sessions.

Qatar Creates has also partnered with Clown Skateboard x Paris Saint-Germain on the release of an exclusive capsule collection that combines skateboarding, apparel, and digital art. The launch event will be held on March 15, at Doha Fire Station. ✤