Thursday,21 February, 2019
Current issue | Issue 1396, (31 May - 6 June 2018)
Thursday,21 February, 2019
Issue 1396, (31 May - 6 June 2018)

Ahram Weekly

Mohamed Salah

Mohamed Salah depicted by cartoonist Adham Lotfy

Amir Bashtak Palace

Al-Muaaz St, Tel 02 2787 9187

An exhibition of traditional handicrafts (closing 5 June).


Amir Taz Palace

27 Al-Syoufiya St, off Al-Salebiya St, Al-Khalifa district, Tel 02 2514 2581

“Places and Heritage”, group exhibition (closing 5 June).


The Arts-Mart

Km 28,Cairo-Alexandria Desert Road, before Dandy Mall and behind Total Petrol Station, Cairo, Egypt, Tel 0100 0773860

The gallery will be displaying over 1500 art pieces by 120 of Egypt's most loved contemporary and best-selling artists such as Abdel-Fattah El-Badry, Abdel-Wahab Abdel-Mohsen, Ahmed Askalany, Dina Fadel, Esraa Zeidan, Ibrahim El- Tanbouli, Nada Baraka, Omar Al-Fayoumi, Samir Fouad The summer affordable Art Show will run all summer, with new art being added periodically (1 June, 12pm-12am, Ramadan Working Hours: Weekdays from 9:30 am to 4:00 pm).  


Beit Al-Aini

Imam Mohamed Abdu St, behind Al-Azhar Mosque,next to

Beit Al-Harrawi, Tel 02 2514 2990

“The Light of Ramadan”, the fine arts carnival accompanied by storytelling, puppet show and music (closing 31 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 May-3 June).


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).


Gezira Arts Centre

1 Al-Sheikh Al-Marsafi St, Zamalek, Tel 02 2737 3298/96

“The Colours of Flowers”, an exhibition of paintings by Czech painter Ivan Komarek (23 May-6 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.

Arab Calligraphy exhibition features calligraphers from Egypt and other Arab countries (25 May-2 June).  


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: echoes of Naguib Mahfouz”, exhibition by Italian artist Qarm Qart enacts a profound reading of Naguib Mahfouz’s Cairo Trilogy with its sweeping grandeur and evocative detail (20 May-14 June).

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

Siqilia: Maua Design”, exhibition showcases four groups of contemporary jewellery by Italian artist Florinda Guadagna. Her jewellery, made out of products from the sea and the land, reflects the rich and mixed heritage of feelings, identities, values, inherited from past generations and cultural encounters (20 May-14 June).

Maqa’ad Al-Amir Mamey

Beit Al-Qadi Sq, Al-Muaaz St

“The Fatimid Cairo Artisans”, an exhibition of traditional handicrafts by Creative Egypt (23 May- 2 June, 8pm).  



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

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

Russian Cultural Centre

A caricature depicting Egyptian footballer Mohamed Salah by cartoonist Marwa Ibrahim

127 Tahrir St, Dokki Metro Station, Giza, Tel 02 3760 6371

Celebrating the participation of the Egyptian Football Team in the World Cup in Russia, a caricature exhibition organised, in collaboration with the Egyptian Society of Caricature, showcases a number of cartoons by Russian and Egyptian cartoonists such as Aleksei Kivokurtcev, Valentin Druzhinin, Khedr Hassan, Marwa Ibrahim, Adham Lotfy and about football and the majority are depicting Mohamed Salah, the Egyptian professional footballer and Liverpool Club star

(31 May-5 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).


Bibliotheca Alexandrina
Chatby, Alexandria 21526, Tel (03) 4839999
Conference Centre West Exhibition Hall

“Yesterday –Tomorrow: A Work in Aspective Realism”, an exhibition organised BA Antiquities Museum and includes around 50 experts 13 of them are Egyptologists from different institutions around the world (28 May-10 June). 

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