Wednesday,19 June, 2019
Current issue | Issue 1425, (10 - 16 January 2019)
Wednesday,19 June, 2019
Issue 1425, (10 - 16 January 2019)

Ahram Weekly

Mai Abdallah’s exhibition of sculpture at Misr gallery is a must see

Statues of Souad Hosny and Mary Mounib by Mai Abdallah
Statues of Souad Hosny and Mary Mounib by Mai Abdallah

The Arts-Mart

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

The fourth edition of Cairo Art Fair presents an unprecedented art exhibition by over 120 Egyptian contemporary artists under one roof. The artwork will periodically change throughout the duration of the show 

(closing 14 February 2019).


Cairo Opera Complex

Gezira Exhibition Grounds, Zamalek

Salah Taher gallery

Tel 02 2739 0132/0144

Oil paintings by Hagar Abu-Gabal (9-13 January).  

Music Library (Ziad Bakir) gallery

A collective miscellaneous exhibition (10-16 January).  


The Capital

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

Paintings depict Arabic letters by artist Yassin Harraz (6-20 January).     


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.


The Egyptian Museum

Tahrir Sq, Sadat Station, Tel 02 2578 2452

Room 44, Ground Floor

“The Cache: Vision II”, sculptures by Hassan Kamel (closing 20 January). 


Gezira Art Centre

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

Ahmed Sabri Hall

Ceramic works by Shawky Maarouf (9-23 Januray). 

Al-Hussein Fawzi Hall

“The Papers Memory”, photography by Marwa Adel 

(9-23 Januray).  

Ragheb Ayad Hall

“Orbits”, graphics by Mohamed Nabil (9-23 Januray).



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 Almaghraby

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

“Alexandria A dialogue of color & stone”, paintings by Azza Abul-Souad and  sculptures by Yasmina Heidar (8-19 January).  


Al Kahila

15 Al Batal Ahmed Abdel-Aziz St, Mohandeseen, Tel 02 3304 0791/ 0122 8647511

“The Blue Angel”, paintings by Mohamed El-Damarawy (14- 24 January).  



Behler’s Mansion, 157b, 26 July St, ground floor, Zamalek, Tel 02 2736 8537/0100 067 0705

“Thus Spoke the Hoopoe”, paintings by Hamdi Attia (closing 13 January). 



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

“Museum of Gypsum”, by Hany Rashed surprises us with a new body of work, which revives the artist’s constant playful streak of humour. The gallery turns into a museum where objects made of coloured gypsum allow the public to think and view daily life of Egyptian streets in a different light (closing 10 January). 

“Virtual Garden”, exhibition by Soad Abdel-Rasoul who explores the intertwined relationship between human and nature by evoking the strength of the universe that lies within us (13 January-14 February).  



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

“TEATRO”, sculptures depict some of Egypt's most remarkable cinema icons by artist Mai Abdallah (closing 13 January). 


Museum of Modern Egyptian Art

Cairo Opera House Grounds, Gezira, Zamalek, Tel 02 2736 6667/65

Abaad Hall

The 40th General Exhibition focuses this year on the theme of the past and present featuring 290 artists creating around 300 artworks representing different art genres 

(27 December-30 January).   



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

“Taste of Time”, a duo exhibition of paintings by Georges Bahgory and Samir Fouad (23 December-18 January). 




6 Brazil St, Zamalek, Tel 012 70169291

“Memoires of Inji”, paintings by Inji Efflatoun (1924-1989) (3-21 January). 



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

Ground Floor

A Flower from Every Meadow”, an exhibition showcasing artworks by Lambro Vassiliadis, Amira Al-Essawy, Madiha Al-Naggar and Sarah Al-Samman 

(closing 15 January).
First Floor

Elusive Beauty”, paintings by Mou'ataz Al-Imam, curated by Maie Yanni 

(closing 15 January).




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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