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Qajar Women: Images of Women in 19th century Iran

8 April 2015 - 11 June 2016
This exhibition showcases Qajar artwork from the MIA collection that demonstrate the centrality of women in the artistic expression of 19th-century Iran and explores how these historic innovations continue to inspire contemporary artists.
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Marvellous Creatures: Animal Fables in Islamic Art

4 March - 31 July 2015 

This exhibition focuses on the real and mythical animals that feature in the legends, tales, and fables of the Islamic world. Divided into the natural quadrants of earth, air, fire, and water, these marvellous creatures serve as the introductions and bridges for the stories in which they feature – including well-known and beloved classics like the Shahnameh, Kalila wa Dimna, and Alf Layla wa-Layla (better known in English as 1001 Nights).
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Hekayat Khaleejiya: Stories from the Gulf

31 July, 7pm
As part of our quarterly Hekayet Khaleejiya series, the Doha Film Institute presents a series of short films from the Gulf in July. The young filmmakers behind the films will be present for Q&A sessions after the screenings
MIA Auditorium
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