AlBahie Auction house a new addition to the booming art scene in Doha will be the first of its kind in Qatar and the Middle East. The leading art space will host auctions throughout the year. The main focus will be on antiques and collectibles. The inauguration date is expected to be early March 2016. AlBahie will be holding its opening auction in Islamic and Orientalist Art on April 5th 2016. The auction house will have its permanent location at Katara Cultural Village and hold regular exhibitions leading up to the auctions. A coffee shop and book store will be part of this unique location, which will be used as a gathering place for art enthusiasts and offer its visitors a selection of magazines and books on various art related subjects.