Oman Across Ages Museum launches logo design contest


Muscat – Royal Court Affairs (RCA) has launched a logo design competition for the Oman Across Ages Museum, a historic structure that is expected to put the sultanate on the map of world-class museums.

Located at Manah in Dakhliyah, the museum will perpetuate the legacy and values ​​of the Omani Renaissance among the nation’s youth.

A project envisioned by the late Sultan Qaboos bin Said, who laid its foundation stone in 2015, the museum will showcase Oman’s history through the ages in sound and image.

Inviting specialists in the field of logo design to enter the contest, RCA said the logo should be based on Oman’s ancient history and the achievements seen during the Holy Renaissance, as well as the nature and the geographical diversity of the country. .

The logo must be original and unique and the participant must be legally responsible for intellectual property rights. It must include the name of the Oman Across Ages Museum in Arabic and English.

The competition is open to all Omani designers, residents and local institutions. Entrants may submit a maximum of three designs and the museum reserves the right not to accept entries that do not meet specifications. He has the right to withhold the allocation if the required conditions are not met.

The winner will receive a cash prize of RO1,500, followed by RO800 for second and RO500 for third prize.

The creative works of the winning entries will be considered the property of the Oman Across Ages Museum. Designers will not have the right to demand the return of designs submitted in the future.

The deadline for submission of drawings is August 25.

The museum covers an area of ​​approximately 40,000 m² and the design of the building is inspired by the geometric profile of the Hajar Mountains and its canyons. It includes 9,000 m² of permanent and temporary exhibition galleries, a library, an auditorium, research and storage space and classrooms for children. It harmoniously coexists with its unique surrounding landscape.

The museum is a celebration of the country’s rich history, culture and economic growth through time while offering a glimpse into Oman’s future.


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