Museum of Islamic Art; Doha
Nadeem AshrafNadeem AshrafIndia

The museum of islamic art is a museum located in the qatari capital doha and designed by architect i. m. pei. the museum draws much influence from ancient islamic architecture; yet has a unique design. it was the first of its kind in arab states of the persian gulf and has a very large collection of islamic art; plus a study and a library. facilities also include idam; a high class restaurant offering a dining experience of french mediterranean cuisine with an arabic twist. sabiha al khemir served as the founding director of the museum from 2006 - 2008. the museum has a total area of 45;000 m2 and lies on the edge of doha harbour at the south end of doha bay.