Under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Tamim Bin Hamad Al-Thani, Emir of The State of Qatar
“The Majlis – Cultures in Dialogue“, a traveling cross-cultural exhibition that offers a collection of the Sheikh Faisal bin Qassim Al-Thani Museum, has arrived at Institut Du Monde Arabe in Paris. This unique assembly of artefacts reflecting the interaction of civilisations in the past while encouraging dialogue in the present will be open for the public view till 10 March 2019. The exhibition showcases selected objects that illustrate different levels of culture while expanding the horizons of understanding and will be enriched by an open space for intriguing panel discussions.
H.E. Jack Lang, President of the Institut du Monde Arabe, said: “It is a matter of great pride and honor for us to have joined hands with the organisers of such a unique and impactful exhibition, which is aimed at bringing together people and cultures by way of their heritage art forms. Institut du Monde Arabe follows the same philosophy and works towards creating a better understanding between the Arab world and our continent. We are confident that Institut du Monde Arabe will further facilitate a strong cultural bond that the Majlis intends of achieve. Together, we are going to take this movement to the level it deserves.”
Commenting on this occasion, H.E. Sheikh Faisal Bin Qassim Bin Faisal Al Thani, said:
“Since its inception, the intent of this travelling cross-cultural exhibition has been to spread the message of peace, prosperity, understanding each other’s cultures, believing in co-existence and becoming more tolerant. With this exhibition, we want to focus on the similarities that bind us as human beings belonging to different religions and cultures. These objectives are being perfectly enhanced in the artefacts, which we have selected to be displayed at the Institut Du Monde Arabe. It will actively serve the role of keeping alive the history, culture and traditions for the next generations to learn and draw from, as well as helping promote and sustain cultural dialogue in the different countries we will be visiting.” “The Majlis – Cultures in Dialogue” will move to other European countries as well, exhibiting a unique collection that reflects the interplay of civilisations in order to foster intercultural dialogue and a spirit of understanding, harmony and peace among people.