Sunday,24 February, 2019
Current issue | Issue 1408, (6 - 12 September 2018)
Sunday,24 February, 2019
Issue 1408, (6 - 12 September 2018)

Ahram Weekly

The Dreamers

Hoda Shahine "The Dreamers" on show at Picasso East gallery
Hoda Shahine "The Dreamers" on show at Picasso East gallery

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 (run all summer with new art being added periodically). 


Cairo Opera Complex

Gezira Exhibition Grounds, Zamalek

Salah Taher gallery

Tel 02 2739 0132/0144

The Talents Development miscellaneous exhibition (6-10 September).  

Music Library (Ziad Bakir) gallery

Oil paintings by Marwa Abdel-Qader (6-10 September).   


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.



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.


Italian Cultural Institute

3 El-Sheikh El Marsafy St, Zamalek, Tel 02 2735 5423/2735 8791
“FarneCairo”, permanent exhibition of contemporary art at the Italian Cultural Institute in Cairo. Works of art by Stefania Fabrizi, Giovanni Casellato, Giulio Turcato, Paolo Peroni, Clodoveo Masciarelli, Ragheb Agad, Abdel-Hafiz Farghali and others (open during office hours).   


Khan Al Maghraby

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

“In the Frame”, a group show featuring the work of different artists of multi-generational cast working in a range of mediums including Ahmed Askalany, Evelyn Ashamallah, Sayed Saadeddin, Adel Hosny, Souad Abdel-Rasoul, Galal Al-Husseiny, Adam HeninMounir Canaan, Adham Wanly and more (closing 6 September).



8 Champollion St, Downtown. Tel 02 25784494/Mob. 0100 1704554

“Amshoq”, through two series of artworks Mustafa El-Husseiny explores themes that have had a strong impact on him throughout his life. In his “Amshoq” series, in which he used cardboard as the canvas for his drawings, he addresses the issue of subordinates following rigorous orders blindly imposed on them by their superiors. In his second series “Imam Al-Shafi'I”, he shows us what he came across during his walks around the cemetery of the City of the Dead while searching for a way to reconnect with his late father (16 September -18 October).

Mashrabia Annex, 15 Mahmoud Bassiony St, Downtown

“The Free Thinker Sees” by Abbass Al-Kadhim (Baghdad, Iraq), he makes paintings, photos, drawings and sculptures. He creates compositions or settings that generate tranquil poetic images that stand on the edge between recognition and alienation (16 September -18 October).



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

“Raya and Sakina” photography exhibition by Habby Khalil (1-12 September).  


Picasso East

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

“The First Show”, exhibition introduces a wide variety of fine art graduates and young artists to a new world with pride, and invites the audience to witness the birth of this new generation of creative thinkers and above all, artists

(closing 11 September).

A new collection of artworks by more than 10 remarkable artists: Goerges Bahgory, Gerges Lotfy, Hassan Abdel-Fattah, Sayed Saadeddin, Mostafa Rahma, Mahmoud Hamed, Mounir Eskandar, Mahmoud Mareay, Ahmed Shiha, Fayza Mahmoud, Ayman Lotfy, Ahmed Farid, Kareem Abdel-Malak (continues through the end of the season).



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).


Talaat Harb Cultural Centre
Al-Sayyeda Nafissa St, Zeinhom area, Tel 02 2362 2647

“The Artistic Touches of Decoupage”, an exhibition showcases artworks made of environment-friendly materials by Shahenaz Mustafa and Soheir Mahmoud

(closing 9 September).



Bibliotheca Alexandrina
Chatby, Alexandria 21526, Tel (03) 4839999

BA Archeological Museum

Permanent exhibition of the results of the Archaeological Mission of the University of Turin in Nelson Island.

Conference Center, East/West Exhibition Halls

“Writing the Divine Comedy-The Dark Forest”, exhibition is dedicated to the masterpiece of Dante Alighieri and to the transcription of the first 21 verses of the Divine Comedy in different languages, arrives to the BA after an international journey, in the framework of the BA 8th International Biennale for the Artist’s Book 2018, enriched by recent works by Antonella Leoni Campioni among other artists, with a special section dedicated to the Selva Oscura (Dark Forest) (Monday10 September, 5pm, Free entry).

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