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SQCC Participated at the McKinley Technology High School 3rd Annual International Embassy Day


SQCC Hosts DC Chapter of SLA for guest speaker Mary Berghaus Levering


Farragut Fridays Painting in the Park, 2017


SQCC hosts group of International Tourism Professionals


SQCC hosts the Service Source Disability Resource Center


SQCC hosts a Groups of Learning Life Summer Camp


SQCC Participated at the Annual Arab-American and North African Cultural Street Festival in NYC


SQCC hosts ArtSmart Summer Camp


SQCC hosts University of Maryland College Park Summer Arabic Institute


SQCC hosts Peace Thru Culture Summer Camp


Congratulations on Your Accomplishment Sabla Class of 2017!


SQCC Participates at the DAR Museum's First Annual World's Fair Event


Annual Omani Cultural Evening, 2017


SQCC Hosted Public Lecture and Book Signing by Dr. Allen Fromherz


SQCC Hosted Students from Medina Montessori Elementary School


SQCC Hosts K-12 workshop on - From Sinbad to the Shabab Oman: A Seafaring Legacy


SQCC Hosted World Affairs Council-DC Chapter Event


SQCC hosts Public Lecture by Dr. Fahad Bishara


SQCC hosted students from Key Elementary School as part of EAP program


SQCC hosted Embassy Adoption Program Tea


Frederick County Community College visits SQCC


Lorien Wood School Visits SQCC


SQCC hosts a special evening with Mark Evans at the Freer Sackler Galleries


SQCC hosted Majmar Painting Workshop at Rosewood Elementary School in South Carolina


SQCC Hosts 2017 Annual Conference Reception

SQCC hosted a reception for the 2017 Annual Conference in South Carolina

SQCC's 2017 Annual Conference in South Carolina

SQCC's 2017 Annual Conference in South Carolina

SQCC Participated at the 97th Annual National Council for the Social Studies (NCSS)


SQCC hosts MEOC@MESA Teacher Workshop


SQCC at MESA Book Bazaar


Visit of Students from Hayfield Secondary School


HE Ambassador Hunaina Al Mughairy Welcomed HE Said Badr Al Busaidi


SQCC Welcomes Hundreds at 6th Annual Winternational Embassy Showcase


Discover Oman Day at KID Museum


Embassy Adoption Program 2018, Second Visit


Visit of students from Charles Hart Middle School


Embassy Adoption Program 2018, Third Visit


SQCC Board of Oversight meeting with His Excellency Yusuf bin Alawi bin Abdullah


SQCC hosted City Kids Homeschool Student Group


Visit from University of Pittsburgh


SQCC hosts Public Lecture by Dr. Anne K. Rasmussen


SQCC hosts Harvard Club Event


James Madison University and Harrisonburg High School Students Visit SQCC


Visit from Bellevue College Arabic Culture Student Association


Visit of Students of Arabic Program from James Madison University


SQCC Hosted THIS Diplomats Group, 2018


SQCC hosted University of Houston Model Arab League Students 2018


Embassy Adoption Program EAP, Fourth Session 2018


SQCC participates in Sligo Creek Elementary School's World Cultural Day


SQCC Hosts Public Lecture by Dr. Joaquim I Goes


Occidental Symposium on Oil and Gas in Oman


SQCC Hosts D.C.'s Young Professionals in International Education (yPIE)


Close Up Washington DC Teachers visited SQCC


SQCC Hosted Poetry and Prose Series, Seif al-Rahbi and Modern Arabic Poetry from Oman

SQCC Hosted Poetry and Prose Series, Seif al-Rahbi and Modern Arabic Poetry from Oman

SQCC hosts students from Georgetown University


Ancient Oman Conference at the Library of Congress


Embassy Series Concert featuring the Oud Hobbyists at SQCC


An Evening with the Oud Hobbyists Trio


Visit of students from Washington Workshops Foundation


Passport D.C. Around the World Embassy Tour 2018 at SQCC


Key Elementary School fifth grade EAP Graduation at SQCC


SQCC Hosts Lecture by Dr. Thomas McDow


SQCC Congratulates inaugural cohort for their Participation in Arabic Children's Program


SQCC Participated at the DCPS World Languages Festival at Eliot Hine Middle School


SQCC Hosts Students of Barnard Elementary School for EAP Last visit, 2017


Passport D.C. Around the World Embassy Tour at SQCC


SQCC hosted students of St. Anselm's Abbey School


Visit of USAID and DOD Officers


SQCC hosted Georgia State Model Arab League Students


SQCC hosted members of University of Houston Clear Lake


SQCC hosted Homeschool Student Group


SQCC hosted Jewish Primary Day School


Embassy Adoption Program EAP, Fourth Visit 2017


Visit of James Madison University Students


SQCC Welcomes Members from Geography Club


SQCC welcomed students from the Meade High-Middle School Arabic classes


Barrie School Visit


Boy Scouts of America at SQCC


Cultural Treasures from the Cave Shelters of Dhofar: Photographs of the Painted Rock Art


SQCC Launches Cultural Treasures from the Caves Shelters of Dhofar


SQCC Welcomes Students from Maryland International Day School


SQCC Participates in the Embassy Adoption Program EAP, Third Visit, 2017


SQCC Welcomes Hundreds at 5th Annual Winternational Embassy Showcase


SQCC Participates in the Embassy Adoption Program EAP, Second Visit, 2017


SQCC Participates at the 2016 NCSS Annual Conference


Health Care Across the Lifespan: Shared Lessons and Opportunities in Oman and the US


Omani Cultural Event at CSU, Long Beach


SQCC Hosts Annual Omani Cultural Evening


Farragut Fridays Painting in the Park

SQCC partnered with Golden Triangle BID's Farragut Fridays for painting majmars in Farragut Square.

Arab Festival Seattle

Fun time at the Arab Festival in Seattle! Omani cultural display and majmar painting workshop.

Embassy Open House


Academic WorldQuest National Competition


Oman Investment Opportunities Event


Special Libraries Association Event


SQCC Participates in the Embassy Adoption Program EAP, Second Visit


SQCC Hosts World Artists Experience Group


SQCC Visits Embassy Adoption Program Class


SQCC Executive Director Interviews Linda Funsch, Author of New Book, Oman Reborn


SQCC Participates in the Embassy Adoption Program EAP, First Visit


SQCC hosted members of the Young Professionals in International Affairs Group


SQCC participates at Winternational, the 4th Annual Embassy Showcase


NCSS Conference 2015


WVU Students Visit SQCC


Annual Conference 2015 Agriculture in Arid Areas


SALAM 2015

Pictures from the 2015 SALAM program in Manah, Oman

Omani Cultural Evening

June 4 event at SQCC featuring oud, calligraphy, henna, and more

Passport DC Open House

Around the World Embassy Tour

Arab Festival Orlando


SQCC Hosts Reception for ASTA Global Convention

SQCC Hosts Reception for ASTA Global Convention

Women of Oman: Changing Roles & Transnational Influence

November 2014 with Kennesaw State University

2014 Arab and Chaldean Festival

SQCC hosted a booth at the 43rd annual Arab and Chaldean Festival, held in Detroit, MI on August 2-3, 2014

Teen Arabic and Swahili Language and Culture Classes

Free Summer Teen Language & Cultural Workshops as part of the Connecting the Gems of the Indian Ocean: From Oman to East Africa project

SQCC Holds Flat Omani Workshop at DC Elementary School

SQCC staff participated in a multicultural fair at Garfield Elementary to introduce students to Oman!

SQCC Sponsors Majmar Workshop at Junior High School in Marion, NC

Majmar workshop for 7th graders

SALAM 2014

Pictures from the 2014 SALAM program in Manah, Oman.

Connecting the Gems of the Indian Ocean Gala

Smithsonian’s NMAfA hosted a gala dinner to kick-off multiyear programming series focusing on Oman and East Africa. This project, a collaborative endeavor by SQCC and NMAfA, is funded through a $1.8 million gift from the Sultanate of Oman.

World Premiere of Hamdan - Through the Gate of Tears

Hamdan: Through the Gate of Tears, a modern ballet celebrating one man’s journey from Oman to East Africa debut on April 11 and 12 at Howard University’s Cramton Auditorium. The ballet was choreographed by Ray Mercer, and performed by Howard University dancers and guest artists.

SQCC sends 10 Middle East outreach professionals to Oman for study tour

Ten Middle East outreach professionals explore Oman. See their gorgeous photos!

SQCC Sponsors Music Ensemble from the College of William and Mary to travel to Oman


Annual Conference 'Oman and the Indian Ocean: Interaction and Exchange'

On October 29th 2013, the conference "Oman and the Indian Ocean: Interaction and Exchange" was held at the University of Chicago. The event, co-sponsored by the Sultan Qaboos Cultural Center and the Center for Middle Eastern Studies at the University of Chicago, brought scholars from the U.S. and abroad together to share their knowledge on Oman and the Indian Ocean region.

NCSS Conference Photos

SQCC sent two staff members to the National Council for the Social Studies annual conference in order to promote the Indian Ocean in World History website.

SQCC Hosts High School Study Abroad Students

On September 18 the Sultan Qaboos Cultural Center hosted seven American high school students, soon to depart for an eight-month study abroad program in Muscat, Oman, for a presentation to introduce them to Oman's rich cultural heritage.

SQCC Hosts STARTALK Program Participants for Talk about Omani Culture

On July 12, 2013, SQCC hosted 50 students, instructors, and professors from the STARTALK: Launching Into Arabic Program.

2013 Arab and Chaldean Festival

Since its establishment in 1972, this annual festival has encouraged cross-cultural exchange through the celebration of diverse cultures within the Arab and Chaldean community.
May 19, 2018
SQCC at DCPS World Languages Festival

May 12, 2018
SQCC Congratulates inaugural cohort for their Participation in Arabic Children’s Program

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