Katara is a cultural village in Doha, Qatar. It is located on the eastern coast between West Bay and the Pearl.
Katara was the historical name used for Qatar prior to the 18th century.
Many Qatari organisations have their offices in Katara. These include the Qatari Society for Engineers, Qatar Fine Arts Society, Visual Art Centre, Qatar Photographic Society, Childhood Cultural Centre, Theatre Society and Qatar Music Academy. The QMA manages the QMA Gallery, a public art venue in the village. The buildings and facilities at Katara were deliberately...