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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20 September - Business Arabic Teacher Workshop

Friday, September 6, 2019
Join the George Washington Center for International Business Education and Research and SQCC to learn about teaching business Arabic.





24 September - Public Lecture - Sultana: The Odyssey of an Omani-Zanzibari Ship in Nineteenth Century America

Tuesday, August 27, 2019
Join us on Tuesday, 24 September from 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m. at SQCC for a public lecture titled "Sultana: The Odyssey of an Omani-Zanzibari Ship in Nineteenth Century America " by Dr. Jeremy Prestholdt, University of California, San Diego.





1 October - Arts & Crafts - Omani Doors

Sunday, August 25, 2019
Free and open to the public - SQCC invites you to join us for a delightful afternoon of arts & crafts. Learn about the significance and the long tradition of carved doors in the Sultanate of Oman, then design and create one of your very own to take home. Spend your lunch hour crafting!





3 October - Public Lecture on Ecotourism in Oman by Dr. Elizabeth Perry

Saturday, August 24, 2019
Join us at noon on Wednesday, 3 October, at SQCC, Dr. Elizabeth Perry of Clemson University will deliver a public lecture titled "Park Ecotourism in Oman: Relevance and Implementation of the Concept at Al-Saleel Nature Park".





23 October - 2019 Sultan Qaboos Cultural Center Annual Conference

Friday, August 23, 2019
On 23 October, SQCC is partnering with the University of Houston-Clear Lake for a conference addressing the critical intersection of global energy demand and responsible environmental stewardship in energy exporting regions.






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August 26, 2019
SQCC hosted a group from the Young Professionals in International Affairs (YPIA) on August 26.

August 19, 2019
On 7 August, local connoisseurs of food and culture came to SQCC to attend an ...

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