QAIC serves a unique role in creating, curating and presenting programs and research that cultivate artistic expression and cultural dialogue from the United States, Qatar and the larger Arab and Islamic worlds.
QAIC provides a spectacular range of programs year-round, based in a historic venue on Washington, D.C.’s Dupont Circle. Highlights include educational exhibitions, distinguished speakers, visual and performing artists, a Perfumery Museum, our annual IMPART Summit, FOCI Photography program, Arab Film House, Expressions Arts & Culture talks and our Museum Series.
All members enjoy these exclusive benefits:
• Exclusive preview tours for special exhibitions
• Discounts on programs, lectures, concerts, workshops and more
• Automatic subscription to our e-newsletter and A2Q Magazine
• Free access to QAIC’s Members Majlis
• Special annual QAIC gift
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|Tax deductible amount||100% Tax-deductible||$120 Tax-deductible||$225 Tax-deductible||$260 Tax-deductible|
*Student discount rate ($30). Please email proof of ID to [email protected].
As a member, you become part of the extended QAIC family. With this annual membership, you will receive a more involved QAIC experience complete with additional in-depth content and unique offerings catered to members. These offerings include access to exclusive engagements with featured guests, intimate receptions with visiting artists, and other benefits – both tangible and intangible – to better serve you as a platform for cultural and creative enrichment.
With your tax deductible membership subscription, you will have increased access to meaningful expressions and experiences as hosted by QAIC and its partnering organizations and contributors. Be it discounted rates on hands-on workshops or invitations to VIP pre-show gatherings, a QAIC membership has offerings sure to meet a variety of interests.
In addition to physical and virtual programming, you will automatically be subscribed to QAIC’s monthly A2Q Magazine which features interviews of and pieces by both established and emerging artists from the Arab and Islamic worlds, as well as plenty of other insightful content concerning arts and culture.
Lastly, it is with your annual membership contribution and continued support that together QAIC becomes a trusted partner and art and culture catalyst by increasing awareness, creating harmony, and fostering human creativity in society in multiple ways. Our members are an extension of us; therefore, it is with this network of passionate individuals that QAIC can further advance its mission of connecting creatives, convening communities, and celebrating cultures, locally and beyond.
Unfortunately, memberships are not refundable but can be transferrable to a family member or friend. Contact us on [email protected].
Our events operate on a strict headcount, so we cannot offer additional tickets to anyone. Members do receive advanced access to our events for priority registration, and any member on an event waiting list will receive first notice of open spots should any come available
Membership benefits can only be used by the individual whose name is affiliated with the membership, including ticket and merchandise discounts, special offers, and priority access to events/functions. However, guest passes obtained by the member can be used by non-members granting them unique permissions as specified on the passes.
Yes, you have the option to mark yourself as an anonymous member when filling out the membership subscription form so that your name does not appear in any of QAIC’s public materials (ex. Annual Report). If you wish to change to change your status to anonymous at a later date, you can file the request by using the General Contact form and the note will be added to your membership profile.