The American University in Cairo
New Cairo Campus, Abdul Latif Jameel Hall, Plaza Level, Tel 02 2615 3318
The Photographic Gallery
“Life Exposed”, is an exciting exhibition of visual stories from the Danish School of Media and Journalism (DMJX) based in Aarhus, Denmark (closing 6 December).
Cairo Opera Complex
Gezira Exhibition Grounds, Zamalek
Salah Taher gallery
Tel 02 2739 0132/0144
“Spaces of Ecstasy”, oil paintings and drawings by Farid Fadel (closing 8 December).
Music Library (Ziad Bakir) gallery
The exhibition of the Supreme Institute of the Applied Arts (closing 8 December).
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.
Contemporary Image Collective (CIC)
22 Abdel Khalek Tharwat St, 4th Floor, Downtown, Cairo, Tel 02 2396 4272
“Botoun”, will grow and take form over the coming weeks and months. It consists of rooms designed to accommodate different public and semi-public workshops and gatherings, screenings, talks as well as art works and books
(22 October until the end of the year).
Kasr El Shamaa St, Al Fakhareen, Old Cairo, near Mar Girgis Metro Station, Tel 02 2741 3053/ 0109 3766188
“Cairographie” photography exhibition is held by Darb 1718, in partnership with Al Safar Association. The exhibition celebrates photography through bringing together all career stages; emerging, mid-career and established artists, to raise awareness of contemporary topics through different forms of photography and video. The exhibition creates opportunities for artistic expression and engagement between participants and attendees (10 November- 31 December).
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.
15 Al Batal Ahmed Abdel-Aziz St, Mohandiseen, Tel 02 3304 0791/ 0122 8647511
“Forms of Love”, a solo exhibition of painting by El-Zaeem Ahmed
(30 November-12 December).
18 Al-Mansour Mohamed St, Zamalek, Tel 02 2735 3349/01000 694940
“The Wahba Family Quartet” exhibition of miscellaneous artworks by Dareen Wahba, Rabab Wahba, Nabil Wahba and Mervet Elswify (3-21 December).
Mashrabia Gallery of Contemporary Art
15 Mahmoud Bassiouny St, Downtown, Tel 02 25750353
Daily except Fridays from 11am to 9pm
“Stories of Broken Glass”, the 6th solo exhibition of Ahmed Sabry at the gallery
(8 December - 9 January).
4A Ibn Zankai St, from Hassan Sabri, Zamalek, Tel 02 2735 0604
“Nocturne of Absence”, paintings by artist Essam Marouf
(24 November- 20 December).
Museum of Modern Egyptian Art
Cairo Opera House Grounds, Gezira, Zamalek, Tel 02 2736 6667/65
Al-Bab Selim Hall
Painting exhibition by Syrian-German artist Bahram Hago (Closing 7 December).
30 Hassan Assem off Brazil St, Zamalek, Tel 02 2736 7544
Paintings by legendary artist Tahia Halim (1919-2003) (1-19 December).
“Love over Fear”, paintings by Deena Fadel (1-19 December).
14 Maraashli St, Zamalek, 2nd floor, apartment 4, Zamalek, Tel 0122 2429292
“Roaming Echoes”, the first solo exhibition by acclaimed artist Nevine Hamza
(19 November-16 December).
Km 28,Cairo-Alexandria Desert Road, Abu Rawash, Giza-Egypt, 0100 0773860
“The 5th Cairo Art Fair”, the largest exhibition of contemporary art in Egypt, where over 130 artists are participating with more than 1500 artworks. Carefully-selected pieces of new art just for CAF will be adorning the walls of the gallery this year, and as always, catering to all tastes with an incredible range of prices, genres, subjects and sizes. The artworks will periodically change throughout the duration of the show. It is free, accessible and open to the public (6 December- 30 January).
20 Hassan Sabry St, (entrance from Ibn Zinki St), Zamalek, Tel 0100 2792223
Ground &First Foor
“Caricature”, a group exhibition by the creators of happiness. The exhibition documents and presents a new historical narrative of caricature art in Egypt.
It is the first of its kind displaying a varied collection of caricature works
F8, Strip Mall-Sodic, Waslet Dahshour Road, Beverly Hills, Sheikh Zayed, 6th of October, Tel 02 38863961/0111 2304440
“Stories”, paintings by Mohamed Sabry (7-26 December).
Zamalek Art gallery
11 Brazil St, Zamalek, Tel 02 2735 1240
“42 Bahgat Ali”, paintings by Hana El-Sagini (closing 7 December).
“Symphony of Life”, paintings by Carelle Homsy (closing 7 December).
Showcasing a selection of artworks, in collaboration with Messadi Art Gallery
(closing 7 December).
Chatby, Alexandria 21526, Tel (03) 4839999
BACC West Exhibition Hall
“Inji’s Drawings”, Inji Efflatoun (1924 -1989)’s artworks at the Bibliotheca Alexandrina (4-16 December).
French Cultural Institute
30 Al Nabi Danial St, Mahatet Misr, Alexandria, Tel 03 3913435/03 3918952
“Kiosques d’Alexandrie et du Canal”, this rich exhibition, designed by CE Alex, traces more than two centuries of history of the francophone press in Egypt. It is complemented by a "focus" on the revolutionary press in Africa, produced by students from Senghor University in Alexandria (closing 31 December).