Access to the artistic space
10 El-Nabarawy St-Mahmoud Bassiouny St, Downtown, Cairo, Tel 012 73714371/ 012 27981899
Personal exhibition “Dialogue” of paintings by Ahmed Omar
(March 29-April 23).
Aisha Fahmy Palace
1 Aziz Abaza Street, Zamalek, Tel 02 2735 8211
The Arts Complex
“The Scene I”, a group exhibition features 90 works by a number of contemporary Egyptian artists representing different artistic styles, including sculptors Essam Darwish, Hassan Kamel, Islam Ebada and Kamal Fathy, artist Sabah Naim (March 14 -May 14).
American University in Cairo
New Cairo Campus, Abdul Latif Jameel Hall, Plaza Level, Tel. 02 2615 3318
The photographic gallery
The exhibition “The Eternal River” brings together a selection of archival photographs of the Nile taken between the 1950s and 1970s by the Swiss painter Margo Veillon and the contemporary photography of the emerging Egyptian photojournalist Roger Anis on the river. The exhibition presents a series of landscape photographs with striking compositions, which depict the textures and colors of water and land, as well as life and activity on the banks of the Nile. The exhibition is also an intersection between local and foreign gazes and connects the past to the present
(March 27-April 27).
Cairo Opera Complex
Gezira Exhibition Center, Zamalek
Salah Taher Gallery
Tel 02 2739 0132/0144
“Coloured Messages” exhibition of paintings by Mona Fathy
Music Library Gallery (Ziad Bakir)
Calligraphy paintings by Gawdat Mohamed (April 14-20).
Palace of Arts
The first round of the Ceramic Art Salon showcases ceramics by around 70 ceramists representing different styles of art and honors the names of the late iconic ceramists Said El-Sadr and his students, Nabil Darwish, Mohieddin Hussein among others (March 24- April 30).
23 B Ismail Mohamed Street, Zamalek, Tel 02 2736 6239/0100 2155702
“Egyptian Art Selections” by pioneers Gamil Shafiq, Youssef Kamel, Hassan Soliman, Ragheb Ayyad, Zakaria El-Zeiny, Abdel-Ghaffar Shedid, Sabry Mansour, Zeinab Abdel-Hamid, Sobhi Guirguis, Mounir Canaan and many others (March 13 – April 28).
French Cultural Institute
Madrasset Al-Huquq Al Frinseya St, Mounira, Tel 02 2791 5800
As part of the Francophone party, a digital exhibition by French artist Gaëtan Trovato is organized by the Institut français, in partnership with Senghor University, where it is presented through
Digital Media Film Archive by Basil Behna to bring to life the history of Egyptian cinema, the classics of the forties, fifties and sixties.
Through sound effects and extracts from films, posters, photos, interviews, this digital exhibition is one of the highlights of the institute and will highlight and honor this rich heritage (March 30 – April 25).
Al-Ghouri Caravansary Mohamed Abdou St, off Al-Muaaz St and Al-Azhar St, Tel 02 2514 7475
A retrospective exhibition of artists participating in the Luxor International Painting Forum. It includes 35 works by female artists who participated in the forum from the tenth session held in 2017 to the thirteenth session held in 2020, from 12 countries: Egypt, Italy, Serbia, Russia, Lebanon, Romania, Nepal, Lithuania, Tunisia. , Bahrain, Ukraine Georgia (March 18 – May 7).
Italian cultural institute
3 El-Sheikh El Marsafy Street, Zamalek, Tel 02 2735 5423/2735 8791
Paintings by Aya Aziz (March 28-April 30).
Italian-Egyptian Center for Restoration and Antiquities (CIERA)
31 Al Suyuffeya St, Al Helmeya, Cairo, visitors are welcomed by appointment so contact the manager Mr Salah Ramadan 0100 8716067
Mevlevi Dervish Architectural Complex “Samaa Khana, Restorations and Restorers” permanent exhibition of work/training site activities for the restoration and recovery of monuments. Visitors are welcomed during the opening hours determined by the Ministry of Antiquities.
18 Al-Mansour Mohamed Street, Zamalek, Tel 02 2735 3349/01000 694940
“Madaad Madaad Madaad”, collective exhibition of artists Ahmed Selim, Azza Abou Elsaoud, Evelyn Ashamallah, Ibrahim Elbiridy, Omar Abdel-Zaher (April 10 – 27, working hours during Ramadan are daily from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. and from 8 p.m. to 11 p.m. except Friday).
Mashrabia Contemporary Art Gallery
15 Mahmoud Bassiouny St, Qasr Al-Nile, City Center, First Floor, Tel 02 25750353 / 0100 1704554
“The Quartets of Salah Jahin”, after a long absence from the Egyptian scene, the famous Syrian artist Youssef Abdelké returns with a new exhibition. It includes 35 subjects from Salah Jahin’s quartets, which the Egyptian poet wrote between 1959 and 1962 (March 30 – April 28).
Tahrir Cultural Center (TCC)
AUC Tahrir Campus, Al-Sheikh Rihan Street, near Tahrir Square, Tel. 02 2615 2694/01280009077
Gallery of the future
Liliane Karnouk’s “Returns to Memory and Mythology” exhibition explores the stories of Icarus, Narcissus, Persephone and Artemis, returning to her roots as a classically trained painter while finding major relevance for the world in which we live. are currently living. Proof of vaccination is required at the entrance to the TCC (closed April 15).
Chatby, Alexandria 21526, Tel (03) 4839999
A permanent exhibition on the results of the Archaeological Mission of the University of Turin to Nelson Island.
* A version of this article appeared in the April 14, 2022 edition of Al-Ahram Weekly.