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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21 June - Farragut Friday (MajmarPainting w/ SQCC at

Tuesday, June 4, 2019
Join us on Friday, 21 June, from noon to 2:00 p.m. in Farragut Square for Pop Up Picnic in the Park! Stop by SQCC's pop-up and learn all about the Sultanate of Oman through hands-on activities.





22 June - Teacher Workshop

Monday, June 3, 2019
SQCC will host a teacher workshop on 22 June from 9:00 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. This teacher workshop seeks to provide educators and academics with unique resources to facilitate the integration of social and economic history of the Indian Ocean into curricula and classrooms.





Exhibition on Religious Tolerance (28 June - 30 August)

Wednesday, May 29, 2019
From 27 June to 30 August, SQCC will host an exhibition touring the world promoting religious tolerance, mutual understanding, and peaceful coexistence. Visit SQCC Monday through Friday from 10:00 a.m to 4:00 p.m. to view the exhibit.





Call for Applications to SQCC's 2020 Research Fellowship

Saturday, March 23, 2019
The Sultan Qaboos Cultural Center (SQCC) supports and encourages advanced research on the Sultanate of Oman through the SQCC Research Fellowship Program. First launched in 2010, this annual fellowship program supports one year of self-designed research in Oman. The fellowship provides up to $51,000 in support to a Ph.D. candidate, university academic, or team for research on the Sultanate of Oman. All disciplines are welcome to apply.






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May 04, 2019
On 4 May, the Sultan Qaboos Cultural Center opened its doors for Passport D.C. and ...

April 30, 2019
On 30 April, guests came to SQCC to learn about the traditional Omani majmar (clay ...

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