Monday,18 March, 2019
Current issue | Issue 1394, (17 - 23 May 2018)
Monday,18 March, 2019
Issue 1394, (17 - 23 May 2018)

Ahram Weekly

​A painting by Mohamed Al-Tarawy on show at Easel and Camera Gallery

Mohamed Al-Tarawy
Mohamed Al-Tarawy

The American University in Cairo

Sharjah Art Gallery

AUC New Cairo Campus, Tel 02 2615 2694/012 80009077

“Pulling out the Golden Teeth”, exhibition showcases 19 art projects by graduating students, whose creations aim to express how “pulling out” is the termination and riddance of a physical organic system that has been in a continuous state of stability and firmness (14- 24 May).



25 Orabi St., off Port Said, Maadi, Tel 010 19222220, (Opening hours: Daily 11.30am-9pm, except Friday by appointment only, Ramadan 12-5pm)   

“Impressions”, a duo exhibition of paintings by American visual artist Solange Roberdeau and American-South African artist Shannon Brinkley with renowned iconic Egyptian artist Mohamed Abla as the guest of honour (5-25 May).


Cairo Opera Complex

Gezira Exhibition Grounds, Zamalek

Salah Taher gallery

Oil paintings by Inas Al-Kawa (22-28 May).

Tel 02 2739 0132/0144

Music Library (Ziad Bakir) gallery

Oil paintings by Amr Al-Sharkawi and Ghada Attiya (22-28 May).


Contemporary Image Collective (CIC)

22 Abdel Khalek Tharwat St, 4th Floor, Downtown, Cairo, Tel 02 2396 4272

Photomarathon: 10 Themes ••• 10 Hours ••• 3 Cities”, the marathon took place in Cairo, Copenhagen and Ramallah simultaneously. Around 600 pictures are the result of this interactive day in Cairo (8-29 May).  


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.


Darb 1718

Kasr El Shamaa St, Al Fakhareen, Old Cairo, near Mar Girgis Metro Station, Tel 02 2741 3053/ 0109 3766188

“La Cachette”, exhibition presents a different perception of women through six different visions of six female artists with particular artistic orientations and work with multimedia; Butheina Shalan, Salwa Rashad, Aliaa Elgready, Noha Nagui, Hemat Rayan, Yasmine Hussein (13-20 May).


Easel and Camera Gallery

Dreamland Golf Club, Al Wahat Road , Hilton Dream, 6th of October City, Tel


“Selective II”, a group exhibition organised by Easel and Camera Contemporary Art Gallery, in collaboration with Dreamland Golf featuring among many artists: Bob Rob Medina, Hamdy Reda, Hanafy Mahmoud, Jehan Saleh, Moataz Nasreddin, Mohamed Abla, Mohamed Al-Tarawy, Nazli Madkour, Neven Nathan, Salah Al-Meligy (4 May-30 June).



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

“He”, a group exhibition by the likes of Salah Taher, Georges Bahgory, Adel Al-Siwi, Essmat Dawestashy, Mohamed Al-Ganouby, Farouk Hosni, Walid Aouni, Mohsen Attiya (6 May- 10 June).



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

A group exhibition of masterpieces by late and contemporary artists (continues through the end of the season).


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.


Khan Al Maghraby

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

“Madaad…..Madaad”, a group show features artists Ahmed Askalany, Evelyn Ashamallah and Sayed Saadeddin (29 May-14 June).


Magdoub Design Studio

21 Ismail Mohamed St, Zamalek, Tel 02 27370778

“12 Spirits”, a group exhibition of sculptures by the likes of Alaa Yehia, Rania Shaalan, Reem Osama and Lina Al-Magdoub (closing 14 June).



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

Main Hall

“Qarboush”, by artist Qarm Qart who enacts a profound reading of Naguib Mahfouz’s Cairo Trilogy with its sweeping grandeur and evocative detail, Qart sees contemporary Egypt (20 May-14 June).

At Mashrabia Gallery Annex: 15 Mahmoud Bassiouny St., Downtown, Cairo

Siqilia: Maua Design”, showcases four groups of contemporary jewellery by Florinda Guadagna who takes us on a journey through history, memories, personal experiences, and intermingling cultures. Her jewellery, made out of products from the sea and the land, reflects the rich and mixed heritage of feelings, identities, values, and practices inherited from past generations and cultural encounters (20 May-14 June). The gallery announces the continuation of its Art Walk in the heart of Downtown Cairo to experience the two new exhibitions starting at Mashrabia Gallery, you will continue on a walking tour through Downtown Cairo to Mashrabia’s Annex, on 20 May, 9pm.


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

“The Greatest Isolation”, paintings by Heba Hussein (closing 20 June).  


36 Ahmed Oraby St, Mohandeseen, Tel 02 3346 3242

“Art for All”, the gallery’s annual summer group exhibition features a galaxy of artists such as Georges Bahgory, Ihab Lotfy, Djehan Raouf, Salah Taher, Seif and Adham Wanli (continues through the end of the season).


SOMA art

14 Maraashli St, Zamalek, 2nd floor, apartment 4, Zamalek, Tel 0122 2429292

“A Different Place”, paintings by contemporary expressionist Mohamed Moftah (9-31 May).



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

Hall I

“Fishing, Nubia and Horses”, paintings by Mustafa El-Razzaz (closing 18 May).

Hall II

“Sarkha” paintings by Magda El-Sharqawy (closing 18 May).



1st Settlement, New Cairo, Tel 02 2737 6753/0100 2792223

Abstract Angles”, a duo exhibition of bronze sculpture by Eman Barakat and painting by Tayseer Hamed (closing 22 May).



Ofok, Cairo-Alex Desert Road. Exit 3 K 50

“Exit Project”, a group exhibition of drawing, painting, photography, sculptures, mixed media, installation by the likes of Osama Abdel-Moneim, Bassem El-Kassabi, and Nehad Said (closing 26 May).  

Zamalek Art gallery

11 Brazil St, Zamalek, Tel 02 2735 1240

Venue I

“Moments”, paintings by Hana El-Sagini (closing 21 May).

Venue II

“Free, She Is”, sculptures by Ahmed Abdel-Tawwab (closing 21 May).

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