H.E. Sheikh Abdulrahman bin Hamad Al-Thani, Minister of Culture, inaugurated the first personal exhibition of the plastic artist, Hessa Al-Muftah, under the title (The Antique City) in (Al-Wakra Gallery). During his tour, His Excellency was briefed about the exhibits, which were in their entirety documenting the local heritage and originality.
The artist, Hessa Al-Muftah, said that the exhibition reflects her love for heritage and originality in her works, including houses or doors, noting that she always took pictures of the ancient neighborhoods and different regions of the State in different seasons, the beauty of the sea and beautiful traditional ships.
She emphasized that the exhibition also documents characters who were teachers and inspirers for her during her life stages, noting that her love for heritage made her document everything about her homeland.
Hessa added that her exhibition (Ancient City 1) documents the memory of her hometown, the city of Al-Wakra, through paintings dealing with the beautiful past, old photos and distinctive moments that she had collected for a long time.
She added that the timing of the exhibition coincides with the imminent start of the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022, through which it will present to the public and visitors from different countries the ancient Qatari heritage and the ancient lives of parents and grandparents.