Ayad Alnimer’s Optimism show at Al-Kahila gallery is a must go
Reham El-Adawi, Tuesday 29 Sep 2020

‏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
‏(closing 31 October).

‏Cairo Opera Complex
‏Gezira Exhibition Grounds, Zamalek
‏Tel 02 2739 0132/0144
Salah Taher gallery
‏“Colourful Screams”, 65 oil and acrylic paintings by Heba Alnaqady
‏(closing 2 October).
‏Ziad Bakir (Music Library) gallery
‏Oil paintings by Mona Ali (4 -11 October).

‏3A, Degla St, off Furat St, Mohandessein, Tel 01111 665868
‏Oil, aquarelle and pastel paintings shown for the first time by artist Abdel-Aaal (26 September-26 October).

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.

15 Al Batal Ahmed Abdel-Aziz St, Mohandiseen, Tel 02 3304 0791/ 0122 8647511
“Optimism”, exhibition of paintings by Ayyad Alnimer (1-10 October).

‏Mashrabia Gallery of Contemporary Art
‏10 and 15 Mahmoud BassiounySt, Downtown, Tel 0225784494
‏“Serendipity”solo exhibition by Ibrahim El-Haddad will be on show as the first exhibition of the new season after his Artsy online exclusive summer solo exhibition (20 September-22 October).
“My Favorite Things 5”, a group exhibition showcases works by established artists, emerging artists and art studentschosen 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 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
(25 October- 26 November).
‏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. For everyone's safety, don't forget to wear your masks.

‏4A Ibn Zankai St, from Hassan Sabri, Zamalek, Tel 02 2735 0604
‏“The Ring Road” paintings by Amr Elkafrawy
‏(27 September-11 October).

‏SOMA art
‏14 Maraashli St, Zamalek, 2nd floor, apartment 4, Zamalek, Tel 0122 2429292
‏“Significant Silence”, paintings exhibition by Madiha El-Naggar
‏(4 - 29 October).

‏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 back to the North Coast this year with a new Summer Exhibition. This year, TAM bringsnew artand more variety in styles, sizes and prices to fit your spaces. TAM’s whole group ofartists of tomorrowwill also be showcasing some of their most outstanding work. This year TAM is bringing back last summer’sSculpture Garden with its most exclusive and newest collection of sculptures.

20 Hassan Sabry St, (entrance from Ibn Zinki St), Zamalek, Tel 0100 2792223
“The Circle”, group exhibition is showcasing works by the likes of 
Amira Hosny,Eman Hussein,Jamal Bassiouni,Khoshouaa Elgohary,Sherif Taher,Taher Hammouda,Omar Sedeek,Omar Zaki,Farah El Shafei,Montaser Elkharashi,Noha HanafyandHany Fawzy (27 September-24 October).

‏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-Moaaty (The artworks are on display throughout the summer).


‏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 1 October, 2020 edition ofAl-Ahram Weekly.