Bayt Lothan Corner of Gulf Road and Qatar
Tel: + 965 575 5866 Hours: Saturdays to Wednesdays 9:00am –
1:00pm and 4:30pm – 8:30pm Thursdays 9:00am – 1:00pm
Bayt Lothan is a non-profit arts and crafts cultural centre that was
founded to promote local and international handicrafts. The centre arranges
various training programmes including courses in jewellery making, pottery,
drawing, painting, mixed media, photography, Arabic calligraphy and music.
There is a tea room selling delicious homemade cakes, and a
AWARE Center (Advocates for
Western-Arab Relations and Exchange) Surra
Villa 84 Tel: + 965 533 5260 email: [email protected] AWARE offers a variety of activities
for Westerners in Kuwait including tours, cultural films, bazaars,
diwaniyas and other social events. Arabic courses are available and there
is a cultural library.
Sadu House Arabian Gulf Street
Opposite Seif Palace
Kuwait City Tel: + 965 243 2395 Hours: Saturday to Thursday 8:00am –
1:00pm and 4:00pm – 7:00pm Closed Friday. The “House of Weaving” is located on the
Gulf Road opposite Seif Palace, currently undergoing long-overdue
improvements (due to be completed during the course of 2005) The building
houses of a working museum. During opening hours Bedouin women can be seen
weaving various items including carpets, cushions and camel bags. Lectures,
seminars and demonstrations are held in conjunction with members of the
Kuwait Textile Association.