Recent Events

The Sultan Qaboos Cultural Center (SQCC) regularly cosponsors events with other institutions around Washington, D.C. and across the U.S. SQCC participates in festivals and workshops with other organizations in order to fulfill its mission of educating Americans about Omani culture and supporting cross cultural exchange between the US and Oman. These events range from our SQCC annual conference, held in partnership with a different university each year, to multicultural festivals and events hosted by organizations like the Smithsonian's Freer and Sackler Galleries (Washington, D.C.), Arab Festival Orlando (Orlando, FL) and the Children's Museum of Manhattan (New York City, NY). SQCC also annually holds a booth at the National Council for the Social Studies (NCSS) annual conference, where SQCC promotes its Indian Ocean in World History website, a free classroom resource, to K-12 educators.

Please check out our photo gallery and the links below to learn more about our previous events.
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SQCC Hosts Students From Lorien Woods Elementary School

Friday, October 11, 2019
On Friday 11 October, the Sultan Qaboos Cultural Center hosted 34 students from Lorien Woods Elementary School in Virginia. Students split into two groups for a tour of SQCC’s exhibition and a majmar painting activity.

SQCC Hosts Omani Cultural Evening 2019

Tuesday, July 16, 2019
SQCC hosted its annual Omani Cultural Evening on 16 July to share a glimpse of Oman and its culture.

SQCC Hosts Film Night - Sons of Sinbad

Wednesday, November 5, 2014
On Tuesday, 5 November, SQCC students, local families, and friends came to SQCC for Film Night at SQCC to watch, 'Sons of Sinbad - A History of Oman.'