Saturday, February 04, 2023 | Rajab 12, 1444 H
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EDITOR IN CHIEF- ABDULLAH BIN SALIM AL SHUEILI

The significance of wood in the Omani Environment

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Under the auspices of Dr Madeeha bint Ahmed al Shaibaniyah, Minister of Education, Bait Al Zubair in partnership with the Ministry of Education launched the “Wooden Sculpture” exhibition by the fine arts teachers of Al Dhahirah Governorate last week at Bait Al Zubair-Muscat.


Oman is full of materials that inspire artists in various fields of fine arts. Wood is one of the materials that is abundant in Oman, and varies in terms of shapes, sizes, and types, which opens an extensive horizon for studying it and knowing its characteristics.


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A training programme for fine arts teachers, was organisd to enrich their artistic expertise, to direct teachers’ thoughts to benefit from wood and apply it in various arts curricula, and to transfer knowledge related to it to students.


The exhibition was organised to enhance training workshops of fine arts teachers in Al Dhahirah Governorate. The exhibition contains 30 sculptural works with various techniques and treatments by teachers. The exhibition “Wooden Sculpture” will continue until February 5 at Bait Al Zubai.


Visitors can see the exhibition during opening hours from Saturday to Thursday from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm


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