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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23 October - 2019 Sultan Qaboos Cultural Center Annual Conference

Sunday, October 13, 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.





24 October - The Art of Arabic Calligraphy

Saturday, October 12, 2019
Join us for a dialogue between master calligrapher Nuria Garcia Masip and her former student, now master, "Khalid" Pablo Casado. Calligraphers will discuss their journey to learn the art of calligraphy.





25 October - Spring 2020 Program Department Internship Deadline

Tuesday, October 8, 2019
SQCC is still accepting internship applications for a positionin the Programs Department for Spring 2020.





29 October - Arabic Poetry & Prose at SQCC with Dr. Levi Thompson

Tuesday, October 1, 2019
Join us on Tuesday, 29 October, for another session of SQCC's Poetry & Prose with our guest lecturer, Dr. Levi Thompson, who will present the Arabic poem "Rain Song" by Badr Shakir al-Sayyab.





Call for Applications to SALAM 2020: Summer Arabic Language and Media Program

Tuesday, October 1, 2019
The Sultan Qaboos Cultural Center (SQCC) is now accepting applications for the 2020 Summer Arabic Language and Media (SALAM) program.





30 October - 2019 Arabic Children's Story Contest Submissions Due

Sunday, September 1, 2019
Submit your child's story about an Omani honeybee named "عسول" in the Sultanate of Oman by 30 October to win an iPad!





Photography Exhibition: Oman — A Vision of Modernity (1 Nov — 31 Jan)

Wednesday, August 14, 2019
The Sultan Qaboos Cultural Center (SQCC) will host a new photography exhibition featuring a collection of breathtaking photographs from the Sultanate of Oman .Free and open to the public from 1 November through 31 January, 2020.






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October 04, 2019
On 4 October, Washington Accueil, a DC-based association of native French-speakers and Francophiles, visited SQCC ...

October 02, 2019
On 2 October, Dr. Elizabeth Perry, Ph.D., Clemson University, delivered a lecture at SQCC highlighting ...

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