Qatar National Library

Art of the Pen: Calligraphy Highlights from our Heritage Library

2021.11.7 08:00

Black box - 2nd floor

This display of 18 unique calligraphic works from the Heritage Collection explores a range of styles, from the first uses of Kufic script, Thuluth, Maghribi, Sudani script and many more. It includes one of the earliest surviving fragments of the Qur'an on parchment, a rare example of Andalusian calligraphic work, tools used by calligraphers, and objects from around the world demonstrating the creativity and diversity of this Islamic art form.

Date: 7 November - 30 December 2021 

Time: During the Library's open hours

Language: English and Arabic

Target Audience: General public

This is an open event; RSVP is not required

Event date and time


2021.11.7 08:00


2021.12.30 20:00

Event location

Black box - 2nd floor

Qatar National Library, Education City, Al Luqta St

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