Mathaf: Arab Museum of Modern Art, founded in 2010, is situated in Education City in Qatar. It houses The collection of Mathaf, a unique survey of 20th and 21st century modern and contemporary art from the Arab World, the Middle East, and wider geographies of Africa, Asia and Europe that are historically connected to Qatar and the Arab Peninsula.
Co-owned by Qatar Museums and Qatar Foundation, the collection holds over 9,000 works, making it the world’s largest specialised collection of its kind. Mathaf organises major exhibitions, both historical and experimental, and large-scale education programs performing an important role as a center for dialogue, research, and a resource for fostering creativity. Mathaf hosts solo and group exhibitions by artists from the region, and events that explore and celebrate modern and contemporary art.