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The A.M. Qattan Foundation

Serving Culture and Education in Palestine and the Arab World

May 2019

Ramallah: A.M. Qattan Foundation launches The Facility exhibition with the participation of 17 artists

Ramallah- A.M. Qattan Foundation: On Saturday 23 March 2019, the Public Programme at the A.M. Qattan Foundation launched The Facility exhibition with the participation of 17 Palestinian artists from different artistic fields at the Cultural Centre...

 

In this Newsletter

  With support from AMQF ‘Sakiya’ prepares to host the artist Samia Halaby in its Artist Residency Programme   Qattan Foundation supports the organisation of four music, dance and cinema festivals
  Qattan Foundation organises the launch of ‘A Translation of Bach’ and ‘Cliché and Dystopia’   Lebanon: Roundtable discussion to evaluate the “Selat: Links through the Arts” project
  Tamer Institute concludes the “Tales from Palestinian Art” project   Al Qattans opens the “Saqf el-Balad: X for Seeing” exhibition in Ni’lin
  “Al Qattan” participates in Drama David Davis Conference 2019 in Ireland   A writer and a Poet in the schools of Al-Qubeiba and Al-Awdeh: Examples of Women of Excellence
  Ramallah: Al Qattan concludes a Science Fiction Writing Workshop for Teachers   Gaza: Female students create artworks inspired by the mosaic of the Byzantine church in Jabalia
  Gaza: Children of Al Qattan Programmers’ Club participate in an interactive technology exhibition   Gaza: Students of the “Design Your Science Project” programme participate in a science exhibition
  Gaza: “The Child Centre” launches Al Hakawati Club   Gaza: "The Child Centre" organizes art exhibition entitled "Staircase of Flowers"
  Gaza: “The Child Centre” launches Al Hakawati Club   Amman: A.M. Qattan Foundation organises a workshop on the Past Disquiet exhibition
  Al Qattan and Riwaq launch the “Artist Residencies Trail” in ad-Dhahiriya

 

Culture And Arts Programs

With support from AMQF ‘Sakiya’ prepares to host the artist Samia Halaby in its Artist Residency Programme

As part of its artists’ residency programme, ‘ Sakiya: Art, Science, Agriculture ’ is preparing to host the renowned Palestinian artist Samia Halaby, a New York resident, for two weeks in Ein Qinya, starting this month on the 25 th of March. Halaby... ...more

Qattan Foundation supports the organisation of four music, dance and cinema festivals

Ramallah – (A.M. Qattan Foundation): In March and April 2019, four art festivals in the fields of music, dance and cinema were organised: the Ramallah Contemporary Dance Festival organised by Sareyyat Ramallah, Al Kamandjati Festival “The Musical... ...more

Qattan Foundation organises the launch of ‘A Translation of Bach’ and ‘Cliché and Dystopia’

Ramallah – (A.M. Qattan Foundation): The Culture and Arts Programme (CAP) of the A.M. Qattan Foundation, in collaboration with the Mahmoud Darwish Museum, organised the launch of the novel “Cliché and Dystopia” by Hakim Khater on the 27 th of March... ...more

Lebanon: Roundtable discussion to evaluate the “Selat: Links through the Arts” project

Beirut – (A.M. Qattan Foundation): Between the 8 th and 10 th of April 2019, the A.M. Qattan Foundation and the Prince Claus Fund held a roundtable discussion in Beirut to evaluate the “Selat: Links through the Arts” project in the last three years... ...more

Tamer Institute concludes the “Tales from Palestinian Art” project

On Wednesday, 17 April 2019, the Tamer Institute for Community Education concluded the “Tales from Palestinian Art” project with the launch of four illustrated books that introduce a group of pioneering Palestinian visual artists. The event was... ...more

Educational Research and Development Programme

Al Qattans opens the “Saqf el-Balad: X for Seeing” exhibition in Ni’lin

On Saturday, 13 April 2019, the Educational Research and Development Programme (ERDP) of the A.M. Qattan Foundation opened the “Saqf al-Balad: X for Seeing” exhibition in Ni’lin. This exhibition is part of the Culture, Art and Community... ...more

“Al Qattan” participates in Drama David Davis Conference 2019 in Ireland

Director of Educational Research and Development at the A.M. Qattan Foundation, Wasim Kurdi presented a paper during the Drama Davis Conference 2019, which took place on the 9/10 March in Dublin University, Ireland. The conference was opened with a... ...more

A writer and a Poet in the schools of Al-Qubeiba and Al-Awdeh: Examples of Women of Excellence

. The writer Samah al-Sab’awi and poet Razan Banourah met with two groups of female students from the al-Qubeiba Secondary school for girls from the Jerusalem province, and al-Awdeh secondary school in Bethlehem. The events took place on the third... ...more

Ramallah: Al Qattan concludes a Science Fiction Writing Workshop for Teachers

Ramallah – A.M. Qattan Foundation: On Saturday, 9 March 2019, the Educational Research and Development Programme (ERDP) at A.M. Qattan Foundation concluded a science fiction writing workshop led by British writer Callum Copley, in collaboration with... ...more

Gaza: Female students create artworks inspired by the mosaic of the Byzantine church in Jabalia

Gaza – (A.M. Qattan Foundation – 20 April 2019): ‘At the beginning I was excited, and after realizing the amount of work and effort it will take, I felt desperate. But after finishing my painting, I was happy and proud.’ This is how student Basma al... ...more

Child Centre Gaza

Gaza: Children of Al Qattan Programmers’ Club participate in an interactive technology exhibition

Gaza – (A.M. Qattan Foundation – 11 April 2019) On 11 April 2019, on the occasion of the Arab Orphans Day, children of “Al Qattan Programmers’ Club” participated in an interactive technology exhibition organised by al-Amal Educational Centre for... ...more

Gaza: Students of the “Design Your Science Project” programme participate in a science exhibition

Gaza – (A.M. Qattan Foundation – 10 April 2019) Students of the “Design your Science Project” programme participated in a science exhibition entitled “Excellence has a Story”, which was opened on Wednesday, 10 th of April 2019, by the Jabalia... ...more

Gaza: “The Child Centre” launches Al Hakawati Club

“When we found out about Al Hakawti Club in ‘Al Qattan’, we were overjoyed” This is how 11-year old Majd Abu Afash and her friends responded to the launch of “Al Hakawati Club” at The Child Centre - Gaza / A.M. Qattan Foundation, a recent initiative... ...more

Gaza: "The Child Centre" organizes art exhibition entitled "Staircase of Flowers"

(Gaza- A.M. Qattan Foundation): on Thursday evening 21 March 2019, The Child Centre-Gaza / A.M. Qattan Foundation inaugurated the collective art exhibition entitled "The Staircase of Flowers", which included the artistical works and outputs of the “... ...more

Gaza: “The Child Centre” launches Al Hakawati Club

“When we found out about Al Hakawti Club in ‘Al Qattan’, we were overjoyed” This is how 11-year old Majd Abu Afash and her friends responded to the launch of “Al Hakawati Club” at The Child Centre - Gaza / A.M. Qattan Foundation, a recent initiative... ...more

Public Programme

Amman: A.M. Qattan Foundation organises a workshop on the Past Disquiet exhibition

Amman, Jordan Last week, the A.M. Qattan Foundation organised a workshop with researchers and curators Rasha Salti and Kristine Khouri based on their documentary and archival exhibition Past Disquiet at Darat al Funun – The Khalid Shoman Foundation... ...more

Al Qattan and Riwaq launch the “Artist Residencies Trail” in ad-Dhahiriya

Ramallah – (A.M. Qattan Foundation 11/3/2019): A.M. Qattan Foundation and Riwaq- Centre for Architectural Conversation, in collaboration with adh-Dhahiriya Municipality, announced the launch of the Artist Residencies Trail in adh-Dhahiriya. The... ...more

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