Events


The Sultan Qaboos Cultural Center (SQCC) regularly cosponsors events with other institutions around Washington, DC and the US, and participates in festivals and workshops with other organizations, in order to fulfill its mission of educating Americans about Omani culture and supporting cross cultural exchange between the US and Oman. These events range from our SQCC annual conference, held in partnership with a different university each year, to multicultural festivals hosted by organizations like the National Geographic Museum (Washington, DC), the Arab and Chaldean Festival (Detroit, Michigan), and the Avalon Foundation’s annual multicultural festival (Easton, MD). SQCC also annually holds a booth at the National Council for the Social Studies (NCSS) annual conference, where SQCC promotes its Indian Ocean in World History website, a free classroom resource, to K-12 educators.

Please check out our photo gallery and the links below to learn more about our previous events.

We look forward to seeing you at an upcoming event!


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SQCC Hosted Public Lecture and Book Signing by Dr. Allen Fromherz

Friday, September 22, 2017
Public Lecture and Book Signing by Dr. Allen Fromherz





PUBLIC LECTURE - Sultans, Sails and Steam: Rethinking Oman's Maritime Empire

Thursday, September 21, 2017 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
A Public Lecture by Dr. Allen Fromherz, Professor of Middle Eastern, Gulf and Mediterranean History at Georgia State University.





PUBLIC LECTURE - The Indian Ocean Spice Trade and Global Histories of Connection

Friday, September 15, 2017 12:00 PM
A public lecture by Eric Tagliacozzo, professor of history at Cornell University


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Omani Cultural Evening 2017 at SQCC!

Thursday, August 17, 2017 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Culture Comes Alive at the Omani Cultural Evening





Annual Omani Cultural Evening, 2017

Thursday, August 17, 2017
Omani Cultural Evening





SQCC Participates at the DAR Museum's First Annual World's Fair Event

Saturday, August 12, 2017
SQCC at the DAR Museum's First Annual World's Fair Event





Congratulations on Your Accomplishment Sabla Class of 2017!

Thursday, August 10, 2017
Graduation of Sabla Students 2017





SQCC hosts Peace Thru Culture Summer Camp

Monday, July 31, 2017
Visit of Peace Thru Culture Summer Camp to SQCC





SQCC hosts University of Maryland College Park Summer Arabic Institute

Friday, July 14, 2017
SQCC hosts University of Maryland College Park Summer Arabic Institute





SQCC hosts ArtSmart Summer Camp

Thursday, July 13, 2017
SQCC hosts ArtSmart Summer Camp






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