Cairo Opera Complex
Gezira Exhibition Grounds, Zamalek
Salah Taher gallery
Tel 02 2739 0132/0144
“The Nucleus of Art” forum of oil painting from Saudi Arabia (28 March- 4 April).
Music Library (Ziad Bakir) gallery
Acrylic and aquarelle paintings by Nadia Al-Sharqawi and Magdy Khaled
(28 March- 4 April).
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.
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.
18 Al-Mansour Mohamed St, Zamalek, Tel 02 2735 3349/01000 694940
“Inspired Landscape”, paintings by Mohamed Shaker (17 March- 2 April).
Magdoub Design Studio
21 Ismail Mohamed St, Zamalek, Tel 02 2737 0778
“Spirits” group exhibition of sculpture which is an initiative by Magdoub Design Studio, is focusing on the interesting presence of young Egyptian Sculptresses, after many decades of absence from this unique art genre, although excelling in oil painting and other kinds of visual art. It’s the third edition of Spirits exhibition, this year the artists are presenting art pieces using different materials such as bronze, marble and wood. For the time being, you can view the sculpted pieces on the studio Facebook firstname.lastname@example.org (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 (closing 31 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 (closing 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.
Km 28,Cairo-Alexandria Desert Road, Abu Rawash, Giza-Egypt, 0100 0773860
“Positive Space” originally planned as a physical exhibition, it quickly evolved into an online collaborative project with 83 contemporary Egyptian artists, presenting over 300 works which will be going live on Friday 27 March.
The title “Positive Space” initially referred to the nature of black and white artwork; composed of layered positive and negative spaces. Now, TAM hopes it provides the art lovers with a real positive space for reflection, enjoyment, wonder, inspiration and calm.The gallery invites you to explore the two extremes,
two opposites that give meaning to each other when intertwined. Along the spectrum from black to white lives an abundance of questions, possibilities, surprises and countless emotions.
Zamalek Art gallery
11 Brazil St, Zamalek, Tel 02 2735 1240
Sketches by Farghali Abdel-Hafiz (closing 4 April).
“Birds’ Dreams”,paintings by Khaled Sorour (closing 4 April).
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 26 March, 2020 edition of Al-Ahram Weekly