Katara

Katara is a cultural village in DohaQatar. It is located on the eastern coast between West Bay and the Pearl.It was soft-opened in October 2010 during the Doha Tribeca Film Festival (DTFF), an event that it has hosted ever since.

Many Qatari organisations have their offices in Katara. These include the Qatari Society for Engineers, Qatar Fine Arts Society, Visual Art Centre, Qatar Photographic Society, Childhood Cultural Centre, Theatre Society and Qatar Music Academy.

The QMA manages the QMA Gallery, a public art venue in the village's buildings and facilities at Katara were deliberately arranged in order to reflect the country's cultural and architectural heritage.

Facilities

Katara has an open amphitheater, an opera house, a multi-purpose cinema, a multi-purpose conference hall, a beach, and a souq. A museum showcasing the country's maritime heritage was opened in November 2015.It is also site of AlBahie Auction House