Aisha Fahmy Palace
1 Aziz Abaza St, Zamalek, Tel 02 2735 8211
The Complex of Arts
“Treasures of Our Art Museums 5”, an exquisite exhibition showcases a selection of paintings and sculpture by European artists such as Paul Gauguin, Rodin, Claude Monet, Édouard Manet, Renoir, Alfred Sisley and Edgar Degas (closing 31 October).
12 Sayed Al-Bakri St, from Brazil St, Zamalek, Tel 0122 2760212
“The Old Days of Art”, paintings by Adel Thabet (1-15 November).
Cairo Opera Complex
Gezira Exhibition Grounds, Zamalek
Salah Taher gallery
Tel 02 2739 0132/0144
Arab calligraphy exhibition by Mustafa Omar is held on the sidelines of the 29th edition of the annual Arab Music Festival and Conference
Palace of Arts
The 59th Cairo Salon entitled, “Aura and Uniqueness of Contemporary Egyptian Art” features artworks by 85 artists representing different generations and honours nine artists: George Bahgory, Ahmed Abdel-Wahab, Medhat Nasr, Tarek Zabady, Abdel-Moneim Alhyawan, Mustafa Abdel-Moaaty, and Rabab Nemr and Zeinab Alsaginy
(13 October- 3 November).
Alhadara Cinema Hall
This year, the 13th Annual Traditional Crafts Festival’s exhibition is entitled “Traditional Crafts in the Eyes of Islamic Cairo”
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.
Easel and Camera Contemporary art gallery
Dreamland Golf Club, Hilton Pyramids Golf, Al Wahat Road, 6th of October, 01091267165/01001834449
“Out Loud: No More Boring Art!!” is an open-air group exhibition of artworks by Egyptian artists, as well as two Middle Eastern sculptors: Bassam Kyrillos (Lebanon) and Ali Nouri (Iraq).
Egyptian artists include well-known sculptors such as Adam Henein, Abdel-Aziz Saab, Al Sayed Abdu Sleem, Reda Abdel-Salam.
Other artists include Mohamed Abla (painting), Abdel-Maguid Ismail (sculpture), Abdel-Rahman Alsayed (sculpture), Ahmed Barakat (photography), Ahmed Abdel-Wahab (sculpture), Alshaimaa Darwish (sculpture), Hana Tawakol (photography), Mahmoud Roshdy (ceramics), Marwa Zakaria (ceramics), Mohamed Abu-Alnaga (painting), Mohamed Bassiouny (painting), and Osama Emam (ceramics) (16 October-30 November).
Gezira Arts Centre
1 Al-Sheikh Al-Marsafi St, Zamalek, Tel 02 2737 3298/96
Ahmed Sabri Hall
“Visions from My Visual Lexicon”, sculptures by Mustafa Al-Razzaz (closing 29 October).
Al-Hussein Fawzi Hall
“The Butterfly’s Shadow”, paintings by Rania Alhakeem (closing 29 October).
Ragheb Ayad Hall
“40 Years of Ceramic”, ceramics by Fathia Maatouq
(closing 29 October).
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.
House of Egyptian Architecture
4 Darb Al-Tebana St, Al Darb Al Ahmar, Tel 012 6296 5078
Group exhibition of the works produced by students of the Architecture Department of the Faculty of Fine Arts, Helwan University
(closing 30 October).
Italian/Egyptian Centre for Restoration and Antiquities (CIERA)
31 Al Suyuffeya St, Al Helmeya, Cairo, visitors are welcomed by appointments so contact the manager Mr. Salah Ramadan 0100 8716067
Architectural complex of the Mevlevi Dervish “Samaa Khana, Restorations and Restorers” permanent exhibition of the activities of the working/formation sites for the restoration and recovery of the monuments. Visitors are welcomed during the opening hours determined by the Ministry of Antiquities.
Karim Francis Contemporary Art Gallery
1 Al-Sherifein St, 3rd St right off Kasr Al-Nile St, Downtown, Tel 0100 667 4823
“The First Life”, exhibition of painting and sculpture by Maged Mekhail (31 October-26 November).
Mashrabia Gallery of Contemporary Art
10 and 15 Mahmoud Bassiouny St, Downtown, Tel 02 25784494
“My Favorite Things 5”, an all-girl group exhibition showcases works by established, emerging artists and art students chosen from a call for participation. The show started out as an attempt to create a visual platform to promote and encourage young Egypt-based female artists and assist them in their artistic journey. This year’s exhibition gathers together original and contrasting works that all share a common intimacy and a symbolic language open to interpretation, as well as the ability to encompass different dimensions and realities. Participating artists: Afrodite El Seesy, Alaa Ayman, Amani Nabil, Amina Kaddous, Anwaar Ahmed, Dana El-Sheikh, Hala Abu Shady, Reham El-Adawi, Sara Younes, Marwa Saad, Mona Essameddin, Randa Ismail, Rania El Halim, Rania Ezzat, Rawan Abbas, Roshan El-Qurashi, Sara Ayman, Sara Salem, Shadoo El Rakhawy
(31 October- 3 December).
Villa No 39 Al Narges 35th settlement, 90's St, in front of Lake View Compound, New Cairo, Tel 0122 0000035
Exhibition of paintings by Tad (1964-2007)
(25 October- 15 November).
6 Brazil St, Zamalek, Tel 012 7016 9291
Safarkhan continues its tradition of communicating with you an exciting artistic year 2020-2021 full of new undiscovered talents as well as reviving old masters (27 October - 29 November).
14 Maraashli St, Zamalek, 2nd floor, apartment 4, Zamalek, Tel 0122 2429292
“90 Days in The Studio”, paintings by Hany Rashed
(1 November - 7 December).
20 Hassan Sabry St, (entrance from Ibn Zinki St), Zamalek, Tel 0100 2792223
Sculpture by Halim Yacoub (1- 25 November).
“Cocatography” paintings by Mohamed El-Masry (1- 25 November).
F8, Strip Mall-Sodic, Waslet Dahshour Road, Beverly Hills, Sheikh Zayed, 6th of October, Tel 02 38863961/0111 2304440
“Dream Waves”, paintings by Fathi Hassan (closing 4 November).
Zamalek Art gallery
11 Brazil St, Zamalek, Tel 02 2735 1240
“Mother…Land”, is Sam Shendi’s first sculpture exhibition in Egypt
(closing 2 November).
“Copied” is an exhibition of painting and drawing by Mai Refky
(closing 2 November).
Chatby, Alexandria 21526, Tel (03) 4839999
A permanent exhibition on the results of the Archaeological Mission of the University of Turin in Nelson Island.
*A version of this article appears in print in the 29 October, 2020 edition of Al-Ahram Weekly