Museum Pre-Opening

The pre-opening stage in years one and two of the research project provided baseline indications of public perceptions of national heritage, values, and identity prior to the influence of the National Museum of Qatar. This stage also includes research objectives and tasks that run across the duration of the project and it builds towards final publications. 

Research Project Achievements in Year One and Year Two

Year One Report Presented to the National Museum of Qatar

Designing and testing regionally appropriate quantitative and qualitative research methodology

Training students in social science methodologies

Media content analysis 

Telephone Survey

Interviews

Focus groups

Literature Review

International Workshop - Year One

International Workshop - Year Two


Opening and Immediate Post-Opening 

The opening/immediate post-opening research in year three of the research project will analyze the impact of the National Museum of Qatar opening on the identities, perceptions, and values of Qataris and expatriates. It will also examine the public’s reaction to the National Museum of Qatar.

The National Museum of Qatar is due to open on 28 March 2019.

Research Project Achievements in Year Three

Training students in social science methodologies

Interviews

Telephone Survey

Media Content Analysis

Literature Reviews

International Workshop - Year Three