Saturday,24 March, 2018
Current issue | Issue 1383, (1 - 7 March 2018)
Saturday,24 March, 2018
Issue 1383, (1 - 7 March 2018)

Ahram Weekly

‏A painting by Mohamed Aboul-Wafa on display at the Arts-Mart gallery

‏A painting by Mohamed Aboul-Wafa
‏A painting by Mohamed Aboul-Wafa

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).

The Arts-Mart
Km 28,Cairo-Alexandria Desert Road, before Dandy Mall and behind Total Petrol Station, Cairo, Egypt, Tel 0100 0773860
“Solos in Parallel; One Reality, Two Imaginations”, a duo exhibition of paintings by Mohamed Aboul-Wafa and Mohamed El-Damarawy (closing 15 March).

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
(closing 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.

3A, Degla St, Mohandessein, Giza, Tel 01111 665868
“A Memoir of Berries”, paintings by Abdel-Wahab Abdel-Mohsen
(25 February- 15 March).    

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).

6 Al-Gumhouriya St, Abdin, Tel 02 2391 6769
“Echo”, paintings by Hassaan Ali (closing 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.

Mahmoud Mokhtar Culture Centre
5 Tahrir St, beside Cairo Sporting Club, Tel 02 2735 1123
Nahdat Misr Hall
“Static Wheels”, paintings by Hasaan Ali (closing 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).

8 Champollion St, Downtown, Tel 02 2578 4494/ 0100 1704554
“Landscapes”, paintings by Xavier Puigmartí. The major theme of the exhibition is landscapes, especially those of Lake Qarun in Fayoum, where the artist has been working in his own atelier for decades (4 March- 5 April).
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).

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).

Zamalek Art gallery
11 Brazil St, Zamalek, Tel 02 2735 1240
Venue I & Venue II
“Alexandria 3000: The City of Wisdom, Joy and Eternity ”, an exhibition by the Futuristic Nostalgia group such as Farghali Abdel-Hafez, Aya El-Fallah, Adel Mostafa, Carelle Homsy (4-26 March).  


Bibliotheca Alexandrina
Chatby, Alexandria 21526, Tel (03) 4839999
BA Antiquities Museum
“Shrines of the Holy Horizon”, a photography exhibition on the solar phenomena on the Ancient Egyptian Chapels and Temples (21 February-22 April).   

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