Founded in 1964 as a non-collecting museum, the museum transitioned into collecting in 1974.
Housed in a building designed by rationalist architect Josef Paul Kleiheus, multidisciplinary, experimental exhibitions are designed to bring artists and audiences together to experience and contemplate contemporary art and culture.
250 pieces map the shared histories of colonization, migration, religion, and tradition
Works dwell at the interstice of architecture, decoration, place, and image
Works using diverse forms of technology explore the Arabian Gulf