National Museum hosts exhibition titled 'Beyond the Blossoms'

Oman Wednesday 31/January/2024 15:36 PM
National Museum hosts exhibition titled 'Beyond the Blossoms'

Muscat: The National Museum, in cooperation with “Bloom Oman,” today hosted an art exhibition titled “Beyond the Blossoms”, The exhibition was opened under the patronage of HH Sayyeda Dr. Mona Fahd Al Said, Assistant Vice Chancellor of Sultan Qaboos University (SQU) for International Cooperation,Vice Chairman of the Board of Trustees of the National Museum.

The exhibition is held under the supervision of the international floral consultant Phubast Chesdmethee, Vice President of the World Flower Council.

The exhibition is organised as part of the Sultanate of Oman’s hosting programme for the activities of the World Association of Floral Artists (WAFA). The exhibition continues for all visitors until 30 March 2024.

The exhibition reflects the creativity of international floral consultant Phubast Chesdmethee by enriching his artistic repertoire in creating unique and interpretive flower arrangements inspired by Omani artworks and objects distributed in the galleries of the National Museum. The expression of his creativity and artistic methods comes from translating the colors, shapes and even the history of the Museum artefacts into floral compositions, which resulted in a wonderful fusion of nature and art.

Jamal Hassan Al Moosawi, Secretary-General of the National Museum, said “We are honoured to host the activities of the World Association of Flower Arrangements (WAFA) at the National Museum. We look forward to hosting this global event to exchange artistic experiences and inspiration, as experiences and ideas come together today to paint a wonderful artistic painting that reflects the beauty of art and the culture is precisely inspired by the manifestations of the Omani identity. We extend our special thanks to the creative efforts of “Bloom Oman” and to the international floral consultant, Phubast Chesdmethee who was inspired by the museum’s collections and transformed it into unique floral formations, which enhances the art experience and embodies the beautiful convergence of culture and nature in this event.”

The exhibition will be accompanied by an artistic evening that includes a live artistic display of flower arrangements by an international flower designer in the formation of artistic paintings using different formations of flowers. The evening will also include a fashion show by the same designer in which a group of fashions will be displayed using his artistic creativity, such as designing a robe, head accessories, and hats.