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“Mathaf Arab Museum of Gunpowder Crap!”

Mathaf Arab Museum of Modern Art
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Owner description: Mathaf ('museum' in Arabic) is a new institution dedicated to Arab culture and creativity opened in Doha December 2010. Located near Education City, the museum is home to a permanent collection offering a unique and comprehensive overview of modern Arab art, and is poised to become a vital centre for dialogue and scholarship in the region.
Reviewed June 28, 2012

While the idea of using gunpowder to create art was interesting, I didn't see anything in there that amazed me at all. I didn't like the pile of rocks placed at the entrance of the museum, nor did I like the artist's funny attempt to write the word 'fragile' in Arabic using gunpowder on a wall and pass it off as art work. Having been to real museums before, I find this to be a complete waste of time and money.

Thank Fadi90
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Reviewed June 2, 2012

Gorgeous and great choice of exhibitons.
The only thing was getting lost in the rabbit warren of corridors - but at least there was art everywhere to look at :) (and this does tend to happen in many galleries with the masses of white walls)
A great gift shop. And gorgeous sculpture garden area. Plenty of parking and friendly staff. Free postcards and booklets too :)

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Reviewed May 25, 2012

This museum is a little tricky to find due to the roadworks but we found it by chance and were pleasantly surprised. The small gift shop as some interesting gifts.

Thank Mark R
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Reviewed May 18, 2012

Costs about $6 or $8 to go and there was only one exhibitor at a time but it was really interesting venue. I would go back again when a new exhibit comes.

Thank Smash38
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Reviewed May 14, 2012

It was very interesting and simply amazed by this artists way of using gunpowder as a medium of his art. A must see! Inspiring.

Thank IanMed75
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