Eid Ithra

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Date:

12 - 14 August

Location:

Assorted Locations

Audience

Suitable for All Ages.

In celebration of Eid Al Adha, the King Abdulaziz For World Culture (Ithra) is hosting a series of live performances, films, entertainment and artistic activities from August 12 - 14, 2019.
We wish you a joyous Eid...

Events

  • Tour

Museum

Welcome to Ithra Museum Tour

Admission Free with museum general entry ticket

Welcome to our Museum! Take a guided journey from the present to the past through our galleries. During your visit you will have a brief introduction to the museum world: our collections and exhibitions, who works at the Museum, and how to explore the galleries in different ways.

  • Art & Culture
  • Exhibits

Great Hall

Munch Museum Exhibit: Landscapes of the Soul

Admission SAR 20

The exhibition will explore Munch’s work displayed across five pavilions, covering an emotional artistic expression of: melancholy, love, despair, loneliness and portraits of the soul.

  • Performing Arts

Energy Exhibit Theater

Maryam Al-Asturlabi

Admission

In this short live show, children will get to meet Maryam al-Asturlabi, a Muslim scientist who invented the Astrolabe, and discover more about her inventions.

  • Screenings

Cinema

Ithra Heroes Adventures

Admission Free

Enjoy a collection of engaging children's animations produced by the Center. It integrates science, technology, engineering, art, and math.

  • Screenings

Cinema

Hatched

Admission SAR 25

Even the smallest creatures can make a big difference in this eggs-ceptionally funny adventure! Young chicks Cluck Norris, Chickpea, and Tiny SchwarzHENegger are determined to show everyone that chickens really can fly, but when their tiny alien pal, Magic, is in danger, this young feathered trio will join efforts of their animal neighbors in order to save their home and friend from the "fowlest" of villains.

  • Activity

Museum

Inspiration Station

Admission Free with museum general entry ticket

Experience an engaging art activity inspired from your tour around Funoon Gallery, Kunooz and Rihlaat Gallery.

  • Workshops

Energy Exhibit

Design your own Ithra

Admission

In this workshop, children and their families will get the opportunity to rebuild Ithra in their unique way.

  • Exhibits

Children's Museum

Boundless Exhibition

Admission Free with children museum tickets

Enjoy the temporary exhibition Boundless as children explore the different perspectives of displayed pieces.

  • Activity

Children's Museum

Aljazari Through Time

Admission Children Museum Entry Ticket

An adventure that has several challenges that take us to discover Aljazari, and his genius innovations that have changed our lives and the concept of time.

  • Activity

Children's Museum

Children Who Changed the World

Admission

Children can change the world too! Explore through our stations and get to know the children who made discoveries, that made an impact on our world today.

  • Workshops

Children's Museum

Paper Dimensions

Admission

The Norwegian architectural firm Snøhetta designed the Ithra building, inspired by the geological environment of the region. Find the architect within you and make your own creative building using nothing but cardboard.

  • Activity

Library

Arabic Story Time

Admission

The library offers an open space for children to listen to a story in a group! Have your child's Eid celebration at the Storytime activity. The storyteller will get the kids engaged in a story to encourage learning development and to help prepare your child for independent reading down the line.

  • Screenings

Cinema

The drawing of Christian Dior

Admission SAR 20

This documentary is a creative biography of the man who conquered the entire world with his first collection at the start of 1947: the controversial New Look. His drawings are animated and complemented by an audio track of contemporary sound archives.

  • Tour

Great Hall

Munch the Influencer

Admission Free with Great Hall Entry Ticket

Visitors will explore during the tour how Edvard Munch left the world a wonderful legacy and became one of Modernism's most significant artists.

  • Activity

Museum

Journey with Historical Figures

Admission

An exploration journey in the museum to learn more about historical figures throughout history.

  • Screenings

Cinema

Two Saudi Films

Admission SAR 15

HARG film: Panicking and waiting for his child’s birth. Saleh meets an elderly man who claims that he is Saleh but from another time. Sadeya Sabt Sultan film: An unemployed Saudi doctor, who turns into an ice-cream driver disguised as a puppeteer to reach his missing daughter.

  • Activity

Library

What Do You Do with an Idea?

Admission

The library offers an open space for children to listen to a story in a group! Have your child's Eid celebration at the Storytime activity. The storyteller will get the kids engaged in a story to encourage learning development and to help prepare your child for independent reading down the line.

  • Workshops

Archive

Qumra

Admission 30 SAR

Qumra is an Arabic word meaning "dark room", transformed in Latin to be a camera obscura. Children will observe a unique camera in the archive, learning the techniques ibn alhaitham used, to develop the first successful camera. Children will also get to assemble a camera model.

  • Workshops

Museum

Theater of The Greats

Admission SAR 50

In this workshop, kids will put on traditional clothes to go on a historical journey where they become its heroes. Through this journey, they will explore the islamic civlization in terms of costumes, arts and architecture in three different eras.

  • Performing Arts

Energy Exhibit Theater

Blast From The Past

Admission 20 % on Members

Visitors will have the opportunity to attend one of the upstanding international scientific shows to apply scientific principles through family-friendly exciting experiments.

  • Performing Arts

Plaza

Traditional Dance Performances

Admission

Join us for traditional Najdi, Aseeri, Sharqawi, and Hijazi dance performances this Eid.

  • Performing Arts

Plaza

Greatest Personalities

Admission

We’ll present you with world-famous and impactful individuals in statue form. Guests will get to interact with these personalities.

  • Performing Arts

Plaza

Al Farabi Band

Admission

Al Farabi band offers musical performances of beautiful historical Arabic poems using a fusion of different musical instruments.

  • Performing Arts

Theater

Dubai Arabic Orchestra

Admission Starting from SAR 100

Ithra Theater presents an unforgettable evening of music from the Gulf. The Dubai Arabic Orchestra will present songs from renowned Gulf artists Mohammed Abdo, Talal Al Maddah, Eid El Faraj, Abdulrab Idriss.