The Mathaf: Arab Museum of Modern Art in Doha gives an Arab attitude on present day and current artwork and supports creativity, promotes communicate and inspires new ideas. Established in 2010, it's far considered to be the various most crucial cultural sights inside the country. Mathaf opened in December 2010 in a temporary constructing inside the Qatar Foundation's Education City in Doha, transformed by way of the French architect Jean-François Bodin. Mathaf translates to "museum".
The initial collection became gathered by Sheikh Hassan bin Mohammed Al Thani, and QMA supplied the situations of conservation as a public organization chaired by Sheikha Al-Mayassa Al Thani. The 5,500-square-meter museum, located in a former faculty building in Doha’s Education City, has a collection of extra than nine,000 works of art, as communicated in 2014, that gives an extraordinary complete assessment of current Arab artwork, representing the most important traits spanning from the 1840s to the existing. The collection become donated by means of Sheikh Hassan bin Mohamed bin Ali Al Thani to Qatar Foundation, and was later obtained by means of Qatar Museums Authority.