The American University in Cairo
The Rare Books and Special Collections Library
“Princess Fawzia: The Duality of Egyptian Womanhood Through Western and Egyptian Eyes”, exhibition showcases how Egyptian women are portrayed in the national and international media through the life of Princess Fawzia, the sister of King Farouk — the last monarch to rule Egypt — and the first wife of the Shah of Iran (8 August- 31 October).
25 Orabi St, off Port Said, Maadi, Tel 010 19222220
“In Memoriam of Raouf Abdel-Meguid”, a rare collection of paintings by the truly iconic, award winning, late artist Raouf Abdel-Meguid (11-30 September).
4 Mohamed Anees St, in front of the Embassy of China, Zamalek, Tel 0100 3270364
The grand opening of the gallery’s new location features a big group exhibition (2 -15 September).
Cairo Opera Complex
Gezira Exhibition Grounds, Zamalek
Salah Taher gallery
Tel 02 2739 0132/0144
Oil paintings by Berry Habashi (15-21 September).
Music Library (Ziad Bakir) gallery
Oil paintings by Safaa Ghareeb (15-21 September).
11 Youssef Kamel (Al-Gezira Al Wosta) St, Zamalek, Tel 010 25161678/01155262146/01207191333
Exhibition of paintings by Mustafa Yehia (15-29 September).
6 Al-Gumhouriya St, Abdin, Tel 02 2391 6769
A group exhibition of masterpieces by late artists such as Hassan Rashed, Mohamed Al-Zahed, Said Al-Adawi, Farouk Shehata, and contemporary artists such as Adel Thabet, Taha Abdel-Aal, Hanaa Hashem, and Omar Abdel-Zaher (continues through the end of the season).
Japan Foundation Office
106 Al-Qasr Al-Aini St, Cairo Centre Building, 5th floor, Garden City, Tel 02 2794 9431 / 9719
“Hiroshima Between the Past and the Present”, a caricature exhibition marks 74 years since the fall of the atomic bomb on Hiroshima and Nagasaki in August and features 30 paintings by cartoonist Mohamed Effat, Fawzi Moursi among other Egyptian cartoonists. It is held in cooperation with the Egyptian Caricature Society (22 August-19 September).
18 Al-Mansour Mohamed St, Zamalek, Tel 02 2735 3349/01000 694940
“20+”, the gallery’s annual exhibition showcases a wide selection of artworks by young artists such as Hana Karim, Mena Nassef, Meran Samir, Noha Tarek, Omnia Mohamed, Passsant Nashat, Sarah Mohamed, Hossam Mustafa, Lina El-Magdoub and Shaimaa Darwish (10-19 September).
80 Mohieddin Abul Ezz St, infront of the Shooting Club Gate 3, Dokki, Tel 02 3335 7507
A group exhibition of paintings by the likes of Ayman El-Semary, Adel Tharwat, Emad Abou Zeid, Magdy Anwar, Nevine Farghaly
Mashrabia Gallery of Contemporary Art
15 Mahmoud Bassiouny St, Downtown, Tel 02 25750353
“My Favorite Things 4”, meant as a platform to promote and encourage promising young women artists, this year it expands its reach, featuring a new and larger group of Egyptian artists, as well as two special foreign guests experimenting with contemporary artistic practices and media. Participating artists: Aya Badawy, Mona Essam, Nourhan Mayouf, Alaa Ayman Hassan, Heba Abul Ella, Marwa Talaat, Nesreen Mamdouh, Gabriela Kobus, Courtney Crawford and more (15 September-24 October).
30 Hassan Assem off Brazil St, Zamalek, Tel 02 2736 7544
“Fountains of Light”, paintings by Mohamed Kamal (15-30 September).
“Desert Visage”, photography by Wael Abed (15-30 September).
Km 28,Cairo-Alexandria Desert Road, Abu Rawash, Giza-Egypt, Tel 0100 0773860
“Solos in Parallel”, is the third edition of the exhibition featuring new collections by Egyptian contemporary artists. It aims to take you on a journey between two contrasting worlds- Klay’s melodic interpretations of Mozart’s Magic Flute and Alnimer’s vibrant and personal perceptions of the world - both lined with the familiarity of life, loss, family ties, and enlightened love
(13 September - 3 October).
20 Hassan Sabry St, (entrance from Ibn Zinki St), Zamalek, Tel 0100 2792223
New Space, First Foor
“The Collector's Eye”, annual exhibition showcasing an exceptional collection of both modern and contemporary Egyptian artists (1-14 September).
F8, Strip Mall-Sodic, Waslet Dahshour Road, Beverly Hills, Sheikh Zayed, 6th of october, Tel 02 38863961/0111 2304440
A collective exhibition of artworks by contemporary and pioneer artists
(14 September- 3 October).
Chatby, Alexandria 21526, Tel (03) 4839999
Eastern Exhibitions Hall
“Arabic Topography”, the BA and the French Cultural Institute in Egypt present this exhibition dedicated to the art of printed Arabic letters as part of the 2019 France-Egypt Cultural Year. It covers several centuries of calligraphy creation: posters from the Arab world from the capital of Algeria to Beirut in the 1870s and 1980s, the history of printed Arabic letters from the 16th to the 21st century, and finally a selected creations of printed letters by contemporary artists (11September- 6 October).
French Cultural Institute
30 Al Nabi Danial St, Mahatet Misr, Alexandria, Tel 03 3913435/3918952
“On the Cafes of Alexandria”, an exhibition of paintings by Julien Solé (2-15 September).