Al-Ahram Art Gallery
Al-Galaa St, Ramses, Tel 16545
“Autumn 2020” group exhibition of contemporary art is Palette’s third forum featuring a galaxy of artists from different generations
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 (extended until 30 November).
12 Sayed Al-Bakri St, from Brazil St, Zamalek, Tel 0122 2760212
“The Old Days of Art”, paintings by Adel Thabet
Cairo Opera Complex
Gezira Exhibition Grounds, Zamalek
Salah Taher gallery
Tel 02 2739 0132/0144
A miscellaneous exhibition by students of the Faculty of Art Education (16-28 November)
Music Library (Ziad Bakir) gallery
Oil paintings by Ghada Mustafa (10-17 November).
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.
3A, Degla St, off Furat St, Mohandessein, Tel 01111 665868
“Small Art Works”, a group show displays 300 artworks by 100 artists (7 November-30 December).
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 Al-Sayed (sculpture), Ahmed Barakat (photography) (16 October-30 November).
Gezira Arts Centre
1 Al-Sheikh Al-Marsafi St, Zamalek, Tel 02 2737 3298/96
The 5th edition of White and Black Salon for miniatures
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/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).
15 Al Batal Ahmed Abdel-Aziz St, Mohandiseen, Tel 02 3304 0791/ 0122 8647511
“Egyptian Visions”, paintings by Ihab El Asyouty (9-19 November).
Magdoub Design Studio
21 Ismail Mohamed St, Zamalek, Tel 02 2737 0778
“Neurotransmitters”, paintings by Asmaa Elnawawy
(15 November-10 December).
Mahmoud Mokhtar Culture Centre
5 Tahrir St, beside Cairo Sporting Club, Tel 02 2735 1123
Isis Hall & Nahdat Misr Hall
Khan Almaghraby gallery celebrates its 25th anniversary presenting a unique group show that features artworks by Abdel-Wahab Morsi, Adly Rizkallah, Adel Kebeida, Ahmed Askalany, Aida Abdel-Karim, Attyat Al-Sayed, Fathi Afifi, Georges Bahgoury, Hegazy, Ibrahim El Dessouky, Mona Eliwa, Mohamed Mandour, Said Badr, Zeinab Abdel-Hamid and many more
(10 - 23 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 young Egypt-based female artists. 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).
80 Mohieddin Abul Ezz St, infront of the Shooting Club Gate 3, Dokki, Tel 02 3335 7507
“The Victory of Instinct Over History”, a group show features Ibrahim Elbridy, Yasser Gad, Samy Elbalshy, Shaimaa Mahmoud
30 Hassan Assem off Brazil St, Zamalek, Tel 02 2736 7544
“Longing” exhibition of paintings by Mostafa Rahma
“Egyptian Profiles” exhibition of paintings on Egypt’s rich landscapes by Sally Wafai (closing 19 November).
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) (closing15 November).
Saad Zaghloul Cultural Centre
2 Saad Zaghloul Street next to Saad Zaghloul Cemetery,Al-Mounira,Tel 02 2795 6864
A retrospective exhibition of paintings by artist Hassan Alaasar
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).
Km 28,Cairo-Alexandria Desert Road, Abu Rawash, Giza-Egypt, 0100 0773860
“Basalet El Moheb Kharouf” (An onion shared with a loved one, is as sharing a roast lamb) is a group exhibition of popular Arabic proverbs commonly used in everyday life. Participating artists choose and reinterpret a number of these traditional proverbs through a creative lens in their work, reflecting their personal take on their meanings and their lived experiences with them (10-19 November).
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).
Zamalek Art gallery
11 Brazil St, Zamalek, Tel 02 2735 1240
“Ideologies” latest collection of sculptures by Nathan Doss (8-30 November).
“The Cherry”, paintings by Mostafa Rabie (8-30 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 12 November, 2020 edition of Al-Ahram Weekly