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The A.M. Qattan Foundation

Serving Culture and Education in Palestine and the Arab World

November 2018

As part of the Fourth Qalandia International, A. M. Qattan Foundation Opens the Sixth Edition of “Cities Exhibition” with Birzeit University Museum: “Lydda-A Garden Disremembered”

In partnership with Birzeit University Museum, A. M. Qattan Foundation opens an art exhibition on 4 November 2018, entitled “Lydda – A Garden Disremembered,” at the University’s Museum. The Exhibition will also include a program of cultural...

 

In this Newsletter

  Three New Literary Works Published by A. M. Qattan and Dar Al-Ahlia   AMQF and Sweden hold the annual review meeting of the “Visual Arts: A Flourishing Field” project
  The youth of Lebanon’s refugee camps showcase their experiences through Rap music   First UK solo exhibition of painter Behjat Sadr opens at The Mosaic Rooms
  Artist Dia Batal teaches Arabic calligraphy in workshop for older people   Our Vast Dreams sees light of the day in Sidon and Beirut
  Selat sees Cinema Rivoli coming back to life   Science Days Palestine 2018 Festival launched… Curious observation and post-experiment findings
  A. M. Qattan participates in the Sixth Conference of the Science Centres North Africa and Middle East   Under the theme Food Revolution, Science Days Palestine Festival launches events for kindergartens
  Bethlehem: AMQF offers a course on Theme Building, Writing and Forms of Presentation   Gaza: Female teachers and students create “fish farming” projects in the context of the Science Days Palestine 2018 Festival
  Gaza: A. M. Qattan Foundation hosts Talal Abu Shawish in the fourth encounter of the Reading Club   Gaza: Children at Atfaluna Society Participate in Fab Lab Science Program
  Gaza: The Child Centre's Autumn 2018 Programme of activities   As part of the Fourth Qalandia International, A. M. Qattan Foundation Opens the Sixth Edition of “Cities Exhibition” with Birzeit University Museum: “Lydda-A Garden Disremembered”
  Three performances of Taha at the A. M. Qattan Foundation for students and the general public   AMQF celebrates the release of Hehayak “Knitting”, Issue 12 of 28 Magazine
  A talk in Birzeit University Museum on Lydda Refugees and Commercial Industrial History before the Nakba   Ways of Seeing, a series of workshops on Visual Culture, concluded
  Open Call: A. M. Qattan Foundation's Open Exhibitions   OPEN CALL GROUP EXHIBITION

 

Culture And Arts Programs

Three New Literary Works Published by A. M. Qattan and Dar Al-Ahlia

The A. M. Qattan Foundation and Dar Al-Ahlia for Publishing and Distribution in Jordan recently published three literary works of the Young Writer of the Year Award winners, organised by the Foundation’s Culture and Arts Programme. The published... ...more

AMQF and Sweden hold the annual review meeting of the “Visual Arts: A Flourishing Field” project

Ramallah – A. M. Qattan Foundation – September 13 th , 2018: The first annual meeting to review the Swedish-funded “Visual Arts: A Flourishing Field” (VAFF) project was held in Ramallah in September. The meeting was attended on behalf of Sweden by... ...more

The youth of Lebanon’s refugee camps showcase their experiences through Rap music

On Saturday evening, 6 October 2018, Assabil, the Friends of Public Libraries ( Selat : Links through the Arts grant to organisations – 6 th edition) organised a Hip Hop and Rap concert event at Théâtre Monnot, Beirut. The concert was performed by... ...more

First UK solo exhibition of painter Behjat Sadr opens at The Mosaic Rooms

The Mosaic Rooms opened the first UK solo show of Behjat Sadr (1924-2009) on 29 September. Sadr was one of Iran’s most significant and influential artists. Her work is explored in this exhibition through the cities that influenced her: Rome where... ...more

Artist Dia Batal teaches Arabic calligraphy in workshop for older people

Dia Batal led an art workshop at The Mosaic Rooms on Arabic calligraphy on 10 October. The workshop was part of Silver Sunday a nationwide event organising creative and social activities for older people. Participants including local residents and... ...more

Our Vast Dreams sees light of the day in Sidon and Beirut

On Saturday evening, 18 October 2018, a group of Palestinian and Syrian young residents of Sidon performed the play Our Vast Dreams at the Al-Awda Cultural Foundation in Sidon, Southern Lebanon. In this performance, young people shared their stories... ...more

Selat sees Cinema Rivoli coming back to life

With support from Selat : Links through the Arts, the Tiro Association for Arts ( Selat : Links through the Arts grant to organisations – 6 th edition) organised a performance of the theatrical work Tala’a – A Trip at Cinema Rivoli in Tyre on 31... ...more

Educational Research and Development Programme

Science Days Palestine 2018 Festival launched… Curious observation and post-experiment findings

25 October 2018 On their way to the Ramallah Recreational Complex, school students lined up in preparation to delve into a space full of experiments. In the context of the Science Days Palestine (SDP) 2018 Festival, happiness created by the joy of... ...more

A. M. Qattan participates in the Sixth Conference of the Science Centres North Africa and Middle East

A. M. Qattan participated in the Sixth Conference of the North Africa and Middle East Science Centers Network (NAMES 2018), held in Alexandria – Egypt. The Foundation presented two interventions; the fisrt on science relating to the development of... ...more

Under the theme Food Revolution, Science Days Palestine Festival launches events for kindergartens

Ramallah – Under the theme Food Revolution 2050 , the Science Days Palestine (SDP) 2018 Festival launched its activities for kindergartens (KGs) on Tuesday, 30 October 2018. Ten KGs from different areas are targeted by the SDP Festival 2018. Events... ...more

Bethlehem: AMQF offers a course on Theme Building, Writing and Forms of Presentation

Bethlehem – (A. M. Qattan Foundation – 15 September 2018) In Bethlehem, the Educational Research and Development Programme (ERDP) / A. M. Qattan Foundation has recently offered a course, targeting science teachers, early childhood educators, and... ...more

Gaza: Female teachers and students create “fish farming” projects in the context of the Science Days Palestine 2018 Festival

22 October 2018 In Gaza, the Science-based Professional Development Track of the Educational Research and Development Programme (ERDP) is implementing two projects on fish, maritime wealth, and fishing. This activity involves teacher Wafa’ Rantisi... ...more

Gaza: A. M. Qattan Foundation hosts Talal Abu Shawish in the fourth encounter of the Reading Club

The Educational Research and Development Programme of the A. M. Qattan Foundation, in partnership with Khuta Publishing, organised at its headquarters in Gaza the fourth encounter of the Reading Club. The event was moderated by Mahmoud Madi,... ...more

Child Centre Gaza

Gaza: Children at Atfaluna Society Participate in Fab Lab Science Program

Gaza (8 October 2018) Students from Atfaluna Society for Deaf Children succeeded in creating three cyber scientific projects following their participation in the Scientific Programme Fab Lab, organised by the Child Centre - Gaza/A. M. Qattan... ...more

Gaza: The Child Centre's Autumn 2018 Programme of activities

For full programme in Arabic, please click here ...more

Public Programme

As part of the Fourth Qalandia International, A. M. Qattan Foundation Opens the Sixth Edition of “Cities Exhibition” with Birzeit University Museum: “Lydda-A Garden Disremembered”

In partnership with Birzeit University Museum, A. M. Qattan Foundation opens an art exhibition on 4 November 2018, entitled “Lydda – A Garden Disremembered,” at the University’s Museum. The Exhibition will also include a program of cultural... ...more

Three performances of Taha at the A. M. Qattan Foundation for students and the general public

18 October 2018 Ramallah – The A. M. Qattan Foundation’s Cultural Centre hosted, 3 performances of the play Taha, written and performed by Amer Hlehel and directed by Yousef Abu Wardeh. One performance targeted students, while the two other shows... ...more

AMQF celebrates the release of Hehayak “Knitting”, Issue 12 of 28 Magazine

On Thursday, 25 October 2018, the Public Programme (PP) of the A. M. Qattan Foundation (AMQF) celebrated the release of Heyaka “Knitting”, Issue 12 of the Gaza-based 28 online magazine. Edited by Mahmoud al-Shaer, this issue is a culmination of the... ...more

A talk in Birzeit University Museum on Lydda Refugees and Commercial Industrial History before the Nakba

Ramallah – 27 October 2018: In collaboration with the A. M. Qattan Foundation, the Birzeit University Museum hosted a talk, titled Lydda Refugees and Commercial Industrial History before the Nakba . Naser Rumanneh, Chairman of the Al-Lod National... ...more

Ways of Seeing, a series of workshops on Visual Culture, concluded

The Public Programme (PP) of the A. M. Qattan Foundation concluded Ways of Seeing , a series of workshops on Visual Culture. These workshops were inspired by Ways of Seeing , a book and film by British artist and writer John Berger. The film was... ...more

Open Call: A. M. Qattan Foundation's Open Exhibitions

Open Call 1 November – 10 December 2018 The A. M. Qattan Foundation invites Palestinian artists, curators and art collectives to submit material to be considered for the Foundation’s Open Exhibitions , which will take place between May and June 2019... ...more

OPEN CALL GROUP EXHIBITION

The A. M. Qattan Foundation invites artists, academics, researchers, writers, collectives, filmmakers, poets, storytellers and others to apply to The Facility exhibition, which will take place between 1 February and 1 April 2019 and will be held in... ...more

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