Monday,25 March, 2019
Current issue | Issue 1417, (8 - 14 November 2018)
Monday,25 March, 2019
Issue 1417, (8 - 14 November 2018)

Ahram Weekly

​Mohamed Hassan's Outdoor exhibition at Ebdaa gallery

​Mohamed Hassan
​Mohamed Hassan's Outdoor exhibition at Ebdaa gallery

The American University in Cairo

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

The Photographic Gallery

“Scent of Time”, exhibition brings together four remarkable photography projects by current students from the Journalism and Mass Communication Department at AUC (4 November -13 December).


The Arts-Mart

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

“Mass & Space”, first ever group exhibition of contemporary sculpture features Egypt's leading artists in the contemporary sculpture scene such as Adam Henein, Ahmed Askalany, Eslam Ebada, Hassan Kamel, Maged Mikhail and Mohamed Ramadan (2-17 November).


British Council

192 El-Nile St, Agouza, Cairo, Tel 02 3344 3076

The British Council's 80th anniversary celebrations programme of events will begin with the opening of a mobile exhibition on the British Council’s history in Egypt at its office in Agouza on 15 November.


Cairo Opera Complex

Gezira Exhibition Grounds, Zamalek

Salah Taher gallery

Tel 02 2739 0132/0144

Oil paintings by Wessam Fahmy (10-16 November).

Music Library (Ziad Bakir) gallery

Oil paintings by Girguis Mansour (10-16 November).

Etigah Hall

“Barcode”, paintings by Rania Abul-Azm (closing15 November).  


The Capital

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

“The Crypt”, paintings by Randa Fakhry (11-29 November).

Contemporary Image Collective (CIC)

27 Talaat Harb St, 2nd Floor, Downtown, Cairo, Tel 02 2396 4272

Submerged – on Rivers and their Interrupted Flow”, exhibition showcases works by Ala Younis and Alia Mossallam, Carolina Caycedo, Hashem El-Nahas, Asunción Molinos Gordo, Marianne Fahmy. Submerged – on Rivers and their Interrupted Flow” is a full programme extends over more than two months offers screenings, talks and a workshop (9 October -15 December).



3A, Degla St, Mohandessein, Giza, Tel 01111 665868

“Kemt: Land of Egypt”, paintings by Ayman Kadry (1907-2003)

(28 October-15 November). 


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 2736 6239/0100 2155702

“Outdoor” exhibition of paintings by Mohamed Hassan (4-18 November).



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.


Al-Hanager Arts Centre

Cairo Opera Complex, Gezira Exhibition Grounds, Zamalek,

Tel 02 2735 6861

“Kanu’s Gandhi” photo exhibition is organised as part of the 150th birth anniversary celebrations of Mahatma Gandhi by the Maulana Azad Centre for Indian Culture (MACIC). The exhibition showcases the original photos of Mahatma Gandhi collected by Kanu Gandhi, the grandson of Mahatma Gandhi. Indian Council for Cultural Relations (ICCR) has loaned this Gandhi exhibition from Nazar Foundation, New Delhi (6-10 November, daily from 10am to 9pm).


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).


Karim Francis Contemporary Art Gallery

1 Al-Sherifein St, 3rd St right off Kasr Al-Nile St, Downtown, Tel 0100 667 4823

Sculptures by Esmat Dawestashy and Mahmoud Moussa

(closing 22 November).


Khan Almaghraby

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

“The Circles & Us”, paintings by Mohamed Aboul-Naga (6-15 November).


Al Mashrabia

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

“Continuum”, a group exhibition by the likes of Alaa Abdel-Hamid, Mohamed Sabry, Amani Moussa, Mohamed Al-Damrawy, Ahmed Shaaban

(3-17 November).


Manial Palace Museum

Al-Saraya St, Al-Manial, Cairo, Tel 02 2368 7495/ 2361 0561

“Nothing Disappear…Everything Alter”, installation by Ahmed Karaaly

(closing 27 November).  



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

“The Dancing Canvases”, paintings by renowned Alexandrian-born and London-based illustrator, paint maker, and graffiti artist Nazir Tanbouli

(21 October-22 November).

Mashrabia Annex, 15 Mahmoud Bassiony St, Downtown

Alexandrian Dream”, a group exhibition featuring the works of Alexandrian-based artists focusing on sculptures such as ​Ahmed SenbelHany El- SayedMohamed Aboul-MagdNaguib Mou'eenOmar ToussonSaid BadrSarkis Tounsonian (21 October-22 November).



7 Gamal Al-Din Abu El-Mahassen Street, 1st Floor, Garden City, Cairo, everyday (except Friday) from 4 to 9pm

Tashweesh multidisciplinary events (6-12 November) 

“Behind the Screen”, an exhibition showcases nine video art works

(6-27 November).



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

“Internet Lies”, solo exhibition by Wiktor Dyndo (28 October- 15 November).



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

“Gate of the Soul”, paintings by Ahmed Farid (closing 14 November ).

“Melodonia” paintings by Mostafa Sleem (closing 14 November ).



Picasso East

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

“Ahl Cairo (Cairo’s People)”, exhibition of paintings by Amr Fahmy and “Visions” another show of paintings by Nora Al-Saady (closing 10 November).
A new collection of artworks by more than 10 remarkable artists: Georges 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).



6 Brazil St, Zamalek, Tel 012 70169291

“Carnival”, an exhibition of paintings by French-Egyptian artist Katherine Bakhoum (30 October-20 November).



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

“Nothing”, paintings by Hani Mahfouz (closing15 November).



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

First Floor gallery

“Building Number Twelve Al Kamel Mohammed”, paintings by Imane Ibrahim.
Ibrahim’s paintings, with their vibrant colour schemes and uncanny depictions, are a polite retaliation to the impulses of theorization and categorization dominating the contemporary art discourse (14 October-30 November).



20 Hassan Sabry St, (entrance from Ibn Zinki St), Zamalek, Tel 0100 2792223

Ground Floor

“There’s Still Time to Play” paintings by Nevine Farghaly (31 October- 20 November).
First Floor
“In Significance” paintings by Eman Hussein (31 October- 20 November).


Zamalek Art gallery

11 Brazil St, Zamalek, Tel 02 2735 1240

Venue I

“Nefertiti”, paintings by Hossam Dirar (4-19 November).

Venue II

“Algamaliyyah”, sculptures by Khaled Al-Abasseery (4-19 November).



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

BA Archeological Museum

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

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