Cairo-Alexandria Desert Road, Abu Rawash, 6th of October, Tel 0100 0773860
“Forty Years in Egypt,” Britt Boutros-Ghali’s retrospective exhibition
(closing 22 April).
Cairo Opera Complex
Gezira Exhibition Grounds, Zamalek
Salah Taher gallery
Tel 02 2739 0132/0144
“Messages,” a retrospective exhibition of paintings and drawings by artist Farid Fadel (closing 20 April).
Oil paintings by Amal Basha (23-30 April).
Music Library (Ziyad Bakir) Hall
Oil paintings by Mohamed khodeir (23-30 April).
Ceramic and Traditional Handicrafts Centre
1 Al-Imam St, behind Amr bin Al-Aas Mosque, Al-Fustat, Old Cairo, Tel 02 2364 3103
A permanent exhibition of the centre’s ceramic, brass, jewellery and khayameya products.
14 Al-Hrar St, off Al-Batal Ahmed Abdel-Aziz, Mohandeseen
A duo exhibition of painting and sculpture by Salah Al-Melegui and Hassan Kamel (closing 23 April).
Kasr El Sham3 Street, Al Fakhareen, Old Cairo, near Mar Girgis Metro Station, Tel 02 2361 0511
“Half Way through the Thread,” an exhibition about modern and contemporary textiles to showcase the diverse techniques and materials used in Egypt that are included under the umbrella of textiles.
Darb 1718 aims to create a space within which contemporary textiles related artworks will be discovered; the pieces that are made by artists as well as the craftsmen. There will be no distinction between art and craft in this exhibition
(3 April-15 May).
Imam Mohamed Abdou St, off Al-Muaaz St with Al-Azhar, Tel 02 2514 7475
Permanent exhibition of the handicraft centre’s products, including pottery, brass artworks and jewellery.
Italian Cultural Institute
3 El-Sheikh El Marsafy St, Zamalek, Tel 02 2735 5423/2735 8791
An exhibition of Arab, Chinese and Italian calligraphy (closing 23 April).
15 Al Batal Ahmed Abdel-Aziz St, Mohandiseen, Tel 02 3304 0791/ 0122 8647511
“Beautiful Soul,” a trio exhibition of paintings by Noha Diab, Tasneem El-Meshad and Deena Fadel (24 April- 4 May).
Karim Francis Contemporary Art Gallery
1 Al-Sherifein St, 3rd St right off Kasr Al-Nile St, Downtown, Tel 0100 667 4823
Bronze sculpture by Maged Mekhail (11 April-4 May).
Mahmoud Mokhtar Culture Centre
5 Tahrir St, beside Cairo Sporting Club, Tel 02 2735 1123
Isis Hall & Nahdat Misr Hall
A retrospective exhibition of sculpture, painting, ceramic and hammered copper commemorates the 100th birth anniversary of extraordinary artist Gamal El-Sagini (opening Sunday 23 April, 5.30pm).
8 Champollion St, Downtown, Tel 02 25784494/ 0100 1704554
“The Last Farewell,” a solo exhibition by Hany Rashed based on a true story of the artist’s life from 1993 until now. Flawless bright-colored stains occupy Rashed’s paintings in a random order contradicting the landscape scene. In an attempt to disdain death rituals and hallows, he expresses mental illness, psychological conflicts and death through disturbing paintings
(closing 24 April).
Mr and Mrs Mohamed Mahmoud Khalil Museum
On the corner of Giza St and Kafur St, next to the State Council, Giza,
Tel 02 3336 2921
Horizon One Hall
An exhibition commemorates the 100th birth anniversary of artist Sayed Abdel-Rasoul (1917-1995) (18 April-18 May).
4A Ibn Zankai St, from Hassan Sabri, Zamalek, Tel 02 2735 0604
“Via Aurelia,” solo sculpture exhibition by sculptor Naguib Moein
(23 April-18 May).
12 A Maraashly St, Zamalek, Tel 02 2737 4743/ 0122 2727710/ 010 1051 5327
A collective exhibition of paintings by Tasneem Elmeshad, Sherif Abdel-Qader, Salam Yousry, Medhat Mourad, and many more (closing 30 April).
6 Brazil St, Zamalek, Tel 012 7016 9291
“Horra,” an exhibition of paintings by Karim Abd Elmalak (19 April-19 May).
214 the end of Al-Hegaz St, Masr Al-Gedida, Tel 02 2623 5026/012 2273 6389
An exhibition of paintings by Georges Bahgory (closing 30 April).
20 Hassan Sabry St, (entrance from Ibn Zinki St), Zamalek, Tel 0100 2792223
“Layers of Green,” a group show features works by the likes of Ahmed Abdallah, Amira Adel, Hoda Ragaa, Mahmoud Sherif, Sabah Naim, and Sayeda Khalil (closing 25 April).
Zamalek Art gallery
11 Brazil St, Zamalek, Tel 02 2735 1240
Venue I & Venue II
A retrospective exhibition of sculpture, painting, ceramic and hammered copper commemorates the 100th birth anniversary of extraordinary artist Gamal El-Sagini (opening Sunday 23 April, 8pm).
Chatby, Alexandria 21526, Tel (03) 4839999
BACC, East and West Exhibition Halls
“Selections from the BA’s Art Collections,” exhibition organized by the BA Art Exhibitions and Collections department (13 April-6 May).