Past event

Modern Prayer Rug Design Competition

Thursday 11 May 2017 – Saturday 17 June 2017 Materials Library, Virginia Commonwealth University, Education City, Ar-Rayyan, Qatar

The Materials Library at Virginia Commonwealth University in Qatar is pleased to sponsor a Modern Prayer Rug Design Competition. The competition challenges students from across Qatar to reimagine the Islamic prayer rug using traditional or unconventional materials, while honoring the richness and the values of Islamic culture and heritage. All entrants will have the opportunity to work with the professional staff and the materials collections of the VCUQatar Art and Design Library and the VCUQatar Materials Library in order to identify innovative and interesting materials for their rug designs.


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