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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Accepting applications for spring Arabic classes

Tuesday, November 8, 2016
SQCC now accepting applications for spring Monday/Wednesday and Tuesday/Thursday Arabic classes. Scholarships available.





You're Invited to an Omani Cultural Evening

Thursday, September 15, 2016
Join us September 15 for an event celebrating Omani culture!





Farragut Fridays Painting in the Park

Friday, August 5, 2016 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
SQCC partnered with Golden Triangle BID's Farragut Fridays to bring majmar painting to the park.





Majmar Painting in the Park!

Friday, August 5, 2016 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Join SQCC in Farragut Square on Friday, August 5.





SQCC Participates in Seattle Arab Festival

Saturday, July 23, 2016 - Sunday, July 24, 2016
Fun time at the Arab Festival in Seattle! SQCC hosted an Omani cultural display and majmar painting workshop.





Oman Investment Opportunities Event

Friday, May 27, 2016
Oman Investment Opportunities Event





Special Libraries Association Event

Friday, May 27, 2016
Special Libraries Association Event





Visit SQCC during Around the World Embassy Tour

Saturday, May 7, 2016 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Join us May 7 for cultural exhibition tours, traditional clothing, musical performances, games, and more!





Embassy Open House

Saturday, May 7, 2016
Embassy Open House





Academic WorldQuest National Competition

Saturday, April 23, 2016
Academic WorldQuest National Competition






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