Curator of traveling exhibitions at Ithra

Kumail Muhammed Almusaly, Ph.D., is curator of traveling exhibitions at the King Abdulaziz Center for World Culture (Ithra) in Dhahran. Born in Qatif in 1985, Almusaly obtained his doctorate from Nova Southeastern University, Florida, in 2017 with his dissertation “Painting our Conflicts: A Thematic Analysis Study on the Role of the Artist in Peacemaking and Conflict Resolution.” He has participated in many art events and exhibitions locally and internationally, and curated several exhibitions for the Qatif Artists Group. He also represented Saudi Arabia in the first Youth Biennale in Cairo (2005). During his tenure at Ithra, he has overseen a number of highly successful exhibitions held in its Great Hall, including Codex Atlantis through Space and Time featuring manuscripts by Leonardo Da Vinci, the Edvard Munch exhibit Landscapes of the Soul, the Dialogue in the Dark exhibit and the Kingdom of Cultures exhibition which coincided with the 90th anniversary Saudi National Day, as well as Terra which examined sustainability and environmentalism.