The Shaikh Ebrahim bin Mohammed Al Khalifa Center for Culture and Research has been established as a centre for dialogue between people in the fields of philosophy, literature, poetry, culture, and the arts.
THINGS TO DO AT SHAIKH EBRAHIM BIN MOHAMMED AL KHALIFA CENTRE FOR CULTURE AND RESEARCH:
- Learn about the man behind the inspiration:
The center is named after Shaikh Ebrahim bin Mohammed Al Khalifa.
Shaikh Ebrahim bin Mohammed Al Khalifa was a pioneer in the domains of education, culture, and the social sciences, and he was one of these remarkable persons. In his quest for knowledge and enlightenment, he maintained correspondence with influential people from all over the world from his majlis in Muharraq. Additionally, monthly debates on issues about culture, philosophy, and the arts were conducted at his majlis.
- Participate in engaging endeavors for cultural appreciation:
This opulent center holds events such as concerts, seminars, and exhibitions annually.
Since it opened its doors in 2002, the Shaikh Ebrahim bin Mohammed Al Khalifa Center for Culture and Research has welcomed more than 400 lecturers, thinkers, poets, and philosophers. These individuals have shared their perspectives weekly as part of the center's lecture program.
- Witness the grandeur of architectural marvels:
The Shaikh Ebrahim bin Mohammed Al Khalifa Center for Culture and Research in Bahrain has renovated around ten historic Bahraini homes in the cities of Muharraq and Manama. Many of these homes belonged to prominent individuals or families in Bahrain.
Mohammed Bin Faris House for Sut Music is dedicated to preserving Bahrain's musical heritage. The restored Memory of the Place – Bin Matar House not only preserves preserves the memory of the Bin Matar family, a prominent Bahraini pearl trading family, but is also one of the most marvellous examples of traditional Bahraini architecture.
- Embrace vocal for local initiatives that encourage and empower local talent:
Kurar House and the Heraf al Deiar School of Handicraft assist the local arts and crafts community and the artisans who work in those fields.
- Educate yourself about the past of Bahrain through literature:
The history of this island, described in papers that have been preserved, provides information on the pioneers and extraordinary people responsible for these endeavors. In addition, it provides a synopsis of Bahrain's history and legacy by way of an incredibly gigantic electronic book. All one needs to do to flip the pages on topics such as Dilmun, pearling, and the Tree of Life.