IMPART Summit 2022

Save the date!   QAIC’s Annual IMPART Summit: Congress for Creatives is happening this December 9-11 at our headquarters here in Washington, D.C.   The three-day summit, which includes an invite-only gala on December 9, celebrates our year-long focus on sustainability in the arts and will feature various live community art engagement opportunities, panels on sustainability in... Read more »

Film Friday (Public Day)

Join the Qatar America Institute for Culture for our monthly Film Friday. QAIC's Film Fridays serve as an open house to view art on the screen at our Arab Film House, tour QAIC's exhibitions, and enjoy some light snacks before starting your Friday evening. Join us for the last Film Friday of the year to... Read more »

Art of Athletics Festival

Qatar America Institute for Culture 1319 18th Street NW, Washington, DC, United States

Join us at 12:30 PM EST live or via Zoom for a conversation with celebrated Olympic swimmer and UNCHR Goodwill Ambassador, Yusra Mardini. The conversation will be followed by a screening of the 2022 biographical film inspired by Mardini’s life, The Swimmers. Visitors interested in attending both the live-streamed conversation and the in-person only film... Read more »


ArtWalk Dupont

Qatar America Institute for Culture 1319 18th Street NW, Washington, DC, United States

ArtWalk Dupont is a rebrand and expansion of First Friday Dupont, a program that was started by Dupont Circle Main Streets and recently transitioned over to the Dupont Circle BID. This monthly event takes place on the third Thursday of each month and features the Dupont Circle arts community, as well as BID businesses. Immerse... Read more »


Celebrate Garangao with QAIC!

Join QAIC on April 5th to celebrate Garangao! This beloved tradition unfolds every year, halfway through the month of Ramadan. During Garangao children collect sweets and treats from family and neighbors alike. We invite you to visit us with your kids on Wednesday between 10 AM-2 PM. We will host story-time, as well as sweets... Read more »

IMPART Artists Grant: Sustainability & the Arts Exhibition Opening

The Qatar America Institute for Culture (QAIC), is please to present the 2022 IMPART Artists Grant Exhibition features new work by the three selected winners of the annual grant program. Connecting creatives and artist empowerment are central tenets of QAIC’s philosophy. The IMPART Artist Grant program provides a cash prize to emerging and mid-career artists to support... Read more »

Exhibition Opening: Pearls of Wonder: a digital era

Pearls of Wonder: a digital era is a multi-sensory exhibition featuring the work of five Qatari artists who explore the country’s rich and involved history of pearl diving and its related traditions and culture through a contemporary lens. Through video, audio, and VR, the exhibition evokes a time when Qatar was the most important pearl... Read more »