Upcoming Events


The Sultan Qaboos Cultural Center (SQCC) regularly cosponsors events with other institutions around Washington, D.C. and across the U.S. SQCC 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 and events hosted by organizations like the Smithsonian's Freer and Sackler Galleries (Washington, D.C.), Arab Festival Orlando (Orlando, FL) and the Children's Museum of Manhattan (New York City, NY). 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.

We look forward to seeing you at an upcoming event!
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POETRY AND PROSE 3 April - Dust’s Embrace: Al-Ma`arri and the Art of Dying in Classical Arabic Literature with Kevin Blankinship

Friday, March 22, 2019
The Poetry and Prose series continues with an evening of Arabic poetry recitation, translation, and in-depth discussion lead by Prof. Kevin Blankinship on poems by Abu l-`Ala' al-Ma`arri (d. 1058).







PUBLIC LECTURE 26 March - Umm an-Nar Mortuary Landscape at Dahwa with Dr. Kimberly Williams

Tuesday, March 12, 2019
Please join us at SQCC for a public lecture by Dr. Kimberly Williams on mortuary practices in ancient Oman.








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March 20, 2019
Film Night at SQCC: Sooty Falcons of Oman

March 14, 2019
SQCC at the McKinley Technology High School

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