Amir Taz Palace
27 Al-Syoufiya St, off Al-Salebiya St, Al-Khalifa district, Tel 02 2514 2581
“Upheavals” sculpture exhibition by Iraqi sculptorAli Nouriincludes 14 granite sculpted works inspired by the turbulent circumstances in the world, adhering to the principles of the homeland, and showing stability in the integrity of sculptures linking them to history and civilization, while embodying the disorders of the body (15 July-31 August, open daily from 9am-4pm except Fridays and Saturdays).
“Art by the Sea”is a symposiumhosted by Art D’Égypte by the sea at one of Egypt’s top beach destinations in Almaza Bay with the participation of seven sculptors, namely Ahmed Magdy, Ali Mostafa, Mostafa Khedr, Taha Nasr, Mohamed Abdallah, Abdo Ramzy and Hany El-Sayed. The artists have been working on site at their workshops before revealing the final pieces currently on display.
In parallel to the symposium, Art D’Égypte is hosting the art exhibition “Art Town House” by EX on the beachfront in Almaza Bay. The exhibition includes the distinguished artworks of a number of young contemporary Egyptian artists. The exhibition will host a plethora of artists all summer long, with art pieces showcased, giving visitors a chance to expand and add to their beach house art collections
(19 June-30 September).
Cairo Opera Complex
Gezira Exhibition Grounds, Zamalek
Tel 02 2739 0132/0144
Salah Taher gallery
Oil on canvas paintings by Walid Jahin (closing 28 August).
Music Library (Ziad Bakir) gallery
A group photographyexhibitionbytheArts of Arabesque and Photography Society, supervised by artist Mohamed Aldeeb
(closing 28 August).
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.
Art Jameel has launched Jameel House Online, a programme of free online workshops inspired by the traditional arts. Intended for artists and enthusiasts of all levels, including children, the workshops have been adapted to contemporary materials and tools available around the home. The sessions are delivered by local artists and craftspeople, including alumni from the Jameel Houses of Traditional Arts, Art Jameel’s network of heritage institutions in Jeddah and Cairo, and are available on Art Jameel’s website and social media platforms.Sessions include painting the Flower of Life design with coffee, making home decorations with geometric stars, both led by Rana Alamoudi; making traditional kites at home, led by The Aleph Journal; crocheting an eight-pointed star using waste plastic bags, led by Kees Chic; traditional paper-making by hand using scrap card and paper, led by Ammar Jiman; and ornamental drawing with Islamic geometry, led byMarwa Turkestani.
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Mashrabia Gallery of Contemporary Art
10 and 15 Mahmoud Bassiouny St, Downtown, Tel 02 25784494
“Serendipity” solo exhibition byIbrahim El-Haddadis held exclusively, because of the current circumstances, online on Artsy, the most famous online international platform for discovering, buying and selling Contemporary Art. Don’t miss it, head to our Artsy Page
(closing 31 August).
“My Favorite Things 5”, a group exhibition showcases works by established artists, 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 will gather 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 (3 August-30 September).
P.S: the gallery is open daily except Friday from 11am to 6pm and by appointment, the visits will be completely safe given the restricted number of people who can access the gallery at a time. The staff have also prepared for the visitors several artistic masks that you can wear for the duration of your visit and be photographed with, if you wish, to appear on the gallery’s social media accounts.
4A Ibn Zankai St, from Hassan Sabri, Zamalek, Tel 02 2735 0604
“Untamed Bodies” by Weaam Elmasry (6-24 September).
Km 28,Cairo-Alexandria Desert Road, Abu Rawash, Giza-Egypt, 0100 0773860
TAM. Gallery has launched its fourth consecutive edition of the Summer Affordable Art Show, featuring over 150 of your favourite Egyptian contemporary artists. You can visit the gallery to see the exhibition in person during its regular working hours (Sunday to Thursday from 10am to 3.30pm). The show will be running all summer, with new art being added periodically. The gallery is also coming backto the North Coast this year with a new Summer Exhibition. This year, TAM brings new art and more variety in styles, sizes and prices to fit your spaces. TAM’s whole group of artists of tomorrow will also be showcasing some of their most outstanding work. This year TAM is bringing back last summer’s Sculpture Garden with its most exclusive and newest collection of sculptures.
20 Hassan Sabry St, (entrance from Ibn Zinki St), Zamalek, Tel 0100 2792223
“UBUNTU Revisited 4” summer exhibitionis showcasing an eclectic selection of artworks by different artists such as Abdel-Rahman Elborgy, Asmaa Genidi, Ahmed Abdallah, Ahmed El Badawy, Amgad Al Tohamy, Asmaa Genidi,Doaa Fakher, Alhusseiny Aly, Eman Hussein, Farah El Shafie, Halim Yacoub,Khaled Zaki, Maie Yanni, Mohamed Bassiouni, Mohamed Khedr, Mona Omar,Nevine Farghaly, Said Abu Raya, Salah Bisar, Wael Darwish. The artworks on display will be changing periodically throughout the summer.
Zamalek Art gallery
11 Brazil St, Zamalek, Tel 02 2735 1240
“MASTERPIECES XIX”, exhibition displays 57 artworks including 31 paintings and 26 sculptures created by 39 artists as well as mixed media works by artists of all generations, giving followers and art lovers the opportunity to keep up with the contemporary Egyptian art scene.Participating artists among many others Adam Henein, Abdel-Rahman Elnachar, Adel Mustafa, Amina El-Demirdash, Aya Elfallah, Emad Ibrahim, Farghali Abdel-Hafiz, Gazbia Sirry, Carelle Homsy, Gamal Alsaginy, Hassan Kamel, Kamal El-Feky, George Fikry, Mohamed El-Fayoumi, Mustafa Abdel-Moaty (The artworks are on display throughout the summer).
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 27 August, 2020 edition of Al-Ahram Weekly