The Art of Travel: Bartholomäus Schachman (1559-1614)


TEMPORARY EXHIBITION - Al Riwaq Exhibition Hall. Doha, Qatar

Date: 2012-2013
Client: Qatar Museums Authority
Surface area: 1,500 m²
Services: Design, technical development and museographic execution

Located in the Al Riwaq Exhibition Hall, the showing establishes a direct cultural link between the European continent and the countries of the old Ottoman Empire.

The exhibition is centered on the albums of watercolors of the journeys made by Bartholomäus Schachman, a Polish traveler in the 16th century who was fascinated by the Oriental world. The design highlights in spectacular form the more than 60 works on display, as well as the pieces from the National Museum of Gdansk and the National Library of Poland.