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Alaa Abu Elhamd’s “Bride of the Nile” exhibition at Samah gallery is a must go

Reham El-Adawi , Tuesday 10 Mar 2020
Pharaonic paintings by Alaa Abu Elhamd
Pharaonic paintings by Alaa Abu Elhamd at Samah art gallery
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Aisha Fahmy Palace

1 Aziz Abaza St, Zamalek, Tel 02 2735 8211

The Complex of Arts

Paintings by artist and former culture minister Farouk Hosny (3-24 March).


Cairo Opera Complex

Gezira Exhibition Grounds, Zamalek

Salah Taher gallery

Tel 02 2739 0132/0144

Oil painting by Omaima Al-Sisi (10-16 March).

Music Library (Ziad Bakir) gallery

Oil painting by Saudi artist Ghadeer Hafez (11-15 March).

Palace of Arts

“A Call for Romance”, the 41th General Exhibition (closing 19 March). 


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.



23 B Ismail Mohamed St, Zamalek, Tel 02 2736 6239/0100 2155702

A dual exhibition of painting by Ali Hebeish andMagdy Anwar

(8-26 March).


Gezira Arts Centre

1 Al-Sheikh Al-Marsafi St, Zamalek, Tel 02 2737 3298/96

The Cairo International Biennial of Arab Calligraphy Art (4-15 March).


Al-Ghouri Caravansary

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

“Journeys”, paintings by Nabil Ali(16-26 March).


Magdoub Design Studio

21 Ismail Mohamed St, Zamalek, Tel 02 2737 0778

“Spirits”, a group exhibition of sculpture (15 March- 9 April).



80 Mohieddin Abul Ezz St, infront of the Shooting Club Gate 3, Dokki, Tel 02 3335 7507  

Paintings by Hussein Dihon and jewellery by Ehsan Nada (14-28 March).  


Mashrabia Gallery of Contemporary Art

10 and 15 Mahmoud Bassiouny St, Downtown, Tel 02 25784494

“Dawestashy - A Focus on the Early Work”, exhibition by Esmat Dawestashy

is reflecting on his accomplishments, it is an opportune time to revisit an intense collaboration that took place in the nineties with the renowned artist, in celebration of the impact and role he has had in shaping the Egyptian Contemporary Art movement (1- 31 March).  


Mevlevi Dervish Architectural Complex

31 Al Suyuffeya St, Al Helmeya, Cairo, visitors are welcomed by appointments so contact the manager Mr. Salah Ramadan 0100 8716067

“Samaa Khana, Restorations and Restorers”, an exhibition of the activities of the working sites for the restoration and recovery of the monuments.



30 Hassan Assem off Brazil St, Zamalek, Tel 02 2736 7544

Hall I

“Forbidden Fruit”, exhibition of paintings byHelmy Al-Toni (6- 21March).

Hall II

“Waiting” exhibition of paintings by Soraya Fahmy (6- 21 March).


Picasso East

Villa No 39 Al Narges 35thsettlement, 90's St, in front of Lake View Compound,New Cairo,Tel 0122 0000035 

“Nothing Remains”,paintings by Ayman El-Semary (22 February-21 March).



6 Brazil St, Zamalek, Tel 012 70169291

“Solitude II”, paintings by Ashraf Zamzami (closing 18 March). 



13 Brazil St, 1stFloor, Zamalek, Tel 0111294 7336

“Bride of the Nile”, paintings inspired by the Pharaonic heritage by Alaa AbuElhamd(1-15 March). 


SOMA art

14 Maraashli St, Zamalek,2nd floor, apartment 4, Zamalek, Tel 0122 2429292

“The Cyborg Still Doesn't Know”,an exhibition by acclaimed Egyptian artist Mohamed El Maghraby presents a series of video installations alongside with ink drawings(3-26 March).



F8, Strip Mall-Sodic, Waslet Dahshour Road, Beverly Hills, Sheikh Zayed, 6thof October, Tel 02 38863961/0111 2304440

“Daughter of the Sun: The Third Cache”, exhibition of sculptures by Hassan Kamel (closing 19 March).






Bibliotheca Alexandrina

Chatby, Alexandria 21526, Tel (03) 4839999

Archeological Museum

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 March, 2020 edition of Al-Ahram Weekly

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