Friday,14 December, 2018
Current issue | Issue 1382, (22 - 28 February 2018)
Friday,14 December, 2018
Issue 1382, (22 - 28 February 2018)

Ahram Weekly

A painting by Shahira Shoukri on show at Al Mashrabia gallery

A painting by Shahira Shoukri
A painting by Shahira Shoukri

‪Aisha Fahmy Palace‬

‪1 Aziz Abaza St, Zamalek, Tel 02 2735 8211‬

‪The Complex of Arts‬

‪“Treasures of Our Art Museums 2,” a unique exhibition showcases masterpieces of Coptic and Islamic textiles (12 February-12 April). ‬



‪The American University in Cairo ‬

‪New Cairo Campus, Abdul Latif Jameel Hall, Plaza Level, Tel 02 2615 3318‬

‪The Photographic Gallery‬

‪“Emile Béchard: An Orientalist in Nineteenth Century Cairo”, an exhibition organised by The Photographic Gallery with The Rare Books and Special Collections Library. This collection is on loan from AUC Trustee Philip Maritz. The exhibit of 53 nineteenth century sepia photos is a selection from French photographer Emile Bechard’s Orientalist studies. It includes daily life scenes of street life, domestic life, market activities, Sufi dervishes, women and an assortment of portraits of Sheikh Al-Sadat, an important social figure of his time (14 February-22 March). ‬

‪Sharjah Art Gallery‬

‪New Cairo Campus‬

‪“Red Lines Red Dots – Mouneer Al-Shaarani Design Retrospective,” exhibition will showcase the work of Mouneer Al-Shaarani, one of the most acknowledged and acclaimed contemporary calligraphers in the Arab world‬

‪(18 February- 8 March).  ‬




‪25 Orabi St, off Port Said, Maadi, Tel 010 19222220‬

‪“If You Rescue Me, I will be Your Friend Forever”, paintings by Maye El-Shamy (18 February-15 March).  ‬



‪Cairo Opera Complex‬

‪Gezira Exhibition Grounds, Zamalek, Tel 02 2739 0132/0144‬

‪Salah Taher gallery‬

‪Tel 02 2739 0132/0144‬

‪A miscellaneous exhibition celebrating the International Day of Women (23-29 February).       ‬

‪Music Library (Ziad Bakir) gallery‬

‪Oil paintings by Maye Heshmat (23-29 February).    ‬

‪Palace of Arts‬

‪Atgah Hall‬

‪“Rags and Tatters”, paintings by Shimaa Alaa (closing 24 February).      ‬



‪The Capital ‬

‪11 Youssef Kamel (Al-Gezira Al Wosta) St, Zamalek, Tel 010 25161678/01155262146/01207191333‬

‪“Faces on Walls of Time”, paintings by Mahmoud Hamed ‬

‪(18 February- 4 March).   ‬



‪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.‬




‪23 B Ismail Mohamed St, Zamalek, Tel 02 2736 6239/0100 2155702‬

‪“She”, a group exhibition of paintings by legendary female artists including Gazbia Sirry, the late Queen Farida, Engy Eflatoun, Kawkab Al-Aasal, Effat Naguie, Zeinab Abdel-Hamid, Tahia Halim (18 February- 8 March). ‬



‪Gezira Art Centre‬

‪1 Al-Sheikh Al-Marsafi St, Zamalek. Tel 2737 3298/96‬

‪Ahmed Sabri, Al-Hussein Fawzi, Kamal Khalifa, Ragheb Ayad Halls‬

‪A retrospective exhibition for artist Mahmoud Shoukri (1947-2015) ‬

‪(closing 28 February).‬




‪6 Al-Gumhouriya St, Abdin, Tel 02 2391 6769‬

‪“Echo”, paintings by Hasaan Ali (11 February-3 March). ‬



‪Al-Ghouri Caravansary‬

‪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. ‬




‪18 Al-Mansour Mohamed St, Zamalek, Tel 02 2735 3349/01000 694940‬

‪“The Magic of Sculpture”, a group show features among others Ahmed Farag, Ahmed Nabil, Engy Omara, Maysoun Al-Zorba and guest of honor artist Mohamed Al-Fayoumy (closing 27 February). ‬



‪Mahmoud Mokhtar Culture Centre ‬

‪5 Tahrir St, beside Cairo Sporting Club, Tel 02 2735 1123 ‬

‪Nahdat Misr Hall‬

‪“Static Wheels”, paintings by Hasaan Ali (22 February-4 March).  ‬



‪Al Mashrabia‬

‪80 Mohieddin Abul Ezz St, infront of the Shooting Club Gate 3, Dokki, Tel 02 3335 7507   ‬

‪“Reflection of Gold”, paintings by Shahira Shoukry (24 February- 8 March). ‬



‪Mashrabia ‬

‪8 Champollion St, Downtown, Tel 02 2578 4494/ 0100 1704554‬

‪“Simple Things”, paintings by Ibrahim Al-Haddad. His artworks transform the real into its psychological dimensions (closing 28 February). ‬

‪Misr ‬

‪4A Ibn Zankai St, from Hassan Sabri, Zamalek, Tel 02 2735 0604‬

‪“Sculptures 2”, a group sculpture exhibition by the likes of Ahmed Askalany, Essam Darwish, Hany Faisal, Said Badr, Mohamed Radwan ‬

‪(18 February- 8 March).‬




‪30 Hassan Assem off Brazil St, Zamalek, Tel 02 2736 7544‬

‪Venue I‬

‪“Green Mawwal”, paintings by Adel Tharwat (closing 27 February). ‬

‪Venue II‬

‪“Features”, paintings by Khaled Abdel-Aaty (closing 27 February). ‬



‪Picasso East‬

‪Villa No 39 Al Narges 35th settlement, 90's St, in front of Lake View Compound, New Cairo, Tel 0122 0000035  ‬

‪The latest creations of artist and former culture minister Farouk Hosni. His paintings are like a mesmerizing maze with a cryptic message, they keep luring you to rack your mind, trying to understand what is going on in these paintings (closing 28 February). ‬




‪10 Nabarawy St, off Champollion St, Downtown. Tel 02 2576 8086‬

‪Factory Space‬

‪“Rites of Passage”, this exhibition by Yasmine Al-Meleegy explores questions surrounding fixability. Any restoration process faces a double think; it may either stage a regressive return to a past functionality, or proceed with a progressive imagination of an ulterior future (11 February- 28 March).‬







‪Bibliotheca Alexandrina‬

‪Chatby, Alexandria 21526, Tel (03) 4839999 ‬

‪BA Antiquities Museum ‬

‪“Shrines of the Holy Horizon”, an exhibition of photos on the solar phenomena on the Ancient Egyptian Chapels and Temples (21 February-22 April). 

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