'Trends' group exhibition at Samah art gallery is a must see

Reham El-Adawi , Monday 13 Sep 2021

Taysser Hamed
Taysser Hamed's painting on show at Samah gallery

Cairo Opera Complex

Gezira Exhibition Grounds, Zamalek

Salah Taher gallery

Tel 02 2739 0132/0144

Photography exhibition of photos by late cinematographer Ramses Marzouq (8-12 September).

Music Library (Ziad Bakir) gallery

Exhibition of paintings by Ibtisam Mohamed (12-18 September).


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.


Mahmoud Mokhtar Culture Centre 

5 Tahrir St, beside Cairo Sporting Club, Tel 02 2735 1123 

Isis Hall

Exhibition of paintings by Omaima El-Sisi (9-19 September). 


Mashrabia Gallery of Contemporary Art

15 Mahmoud Bassiouny St, Qasr Al-Nile, Downtown, First Floor, Tel 02 25750353 / 0100 1704554

“A Man in All His States”, the gallery starts off the new season with the young self-taught artist Essam Alaa, for the very first time. 

Alaa’s body of works tackles many philosophical concepts such as existence, desire, solitude, death, calmness, and love 

(19 September - 14 October).  


Naguib Mahfouz Museum

Tekkeyet Mohamed Bek Abul-Dahab, next to Al-Azhar Mosque, Al-Darb Al-Ahmar, Tel 0122 723 1573 

“Naguib Mahfouz in the Eyes of Caricature” caricature exhibition is held, on the occasion of the fifteenth anniversary of the death of the great Egyptian writer Naguib Mahfouz, in cooperation with the Egyptian Caricature Association. It includes 40 cartoons from different countries of the world (closing 9 September).



13 Brazil St, 1st Floor, Zamalek, Tel 0111294 7336

“Trends”, a group exhibition of paintings by Tayseer Hamed, Refqi Al-Razzaz, Adel Tharwat, and Mustafa Eissa (5- 16 September).  



Km 28, Cairo-Alexandria Desert Road, Abu Rawash, Giza-Egypt, 0100 0773860, Regular visiting hours: Weekdays (Sun-Thurs):10am – 7pm, Saturdays: 12pm - 7pm 

“Tales of Scheherazade”, a solo exhibition by exceptionally gifted Egyptian artist Klay Kassem (10-25 September).



Diplo 3 Clubhouse, North Coast, now open everyday  

The Summer Art Show 2021 Diplo edition brings artworks by your favorite Egyptian artists, such as Britt Boutros Ghali, Helmi El-Touni, Mohamed Rabie, Hesham Abdel-Moaaty, Amir Abdel Ghani, Ayyad Alnimer, Mohamed El-Sharkawy, Khadiga Abou Hussein, Mohamed El-Damarawy, and many more – all of which have adopted unique styles in their own right (continues until the end of summer).



20 Hassan Sabry St, (entrance from Ibn Zinki St), Zamalek, Tel 0100 2792223

The Collector’s Eye VIII”, is an annual showcase of exceptional works coupling antique pieces of furniture, textiles and accessories with the gallery’s selection of modern and contemporary artworks.
The exhibition features selected works by Georges Bahgory, Sayed Saad Eldin, Ahmed Chiha, Vasilla Farid, Samir Fouad, Samir Rafi, Hassan Soliman, Margo Veillon, Seif Wanly and many more 

(29 August-18 September).


Zamalek Art gallery

11 Brazil St, Zamalek, Tel 02 2735 1240

Venues I, II, III 

“Life Companions”, exhibition of paintings by Mustafa Abdel-Moaty and Rabab Nemr (19 September- 11 October).



F8, Strip Mall-Sodic, Waslet Dahshour Road, Beverly Hills, Sheikh Zayed, 6th of October, Tel 01227009000/ 02 38863961/0111 2304440

“Summer Exhibition 2021” an uplifting collective exhibition and innovative display that art lovers would enjoy. It showcases sculptures and paintings by 11 prominent artists including Amy Abdel-Baky, Ayman Lotfy, Emad Ibrahim, Fathi Hassan, Hany El-Sayed, Hassan Kamel, Ibrahim El-Tanbouli, Mohamed Sabry, and Sameh Ismail

(continues until the end of September). 





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 9 September, 2021 edition of Al-Ahram Weekly

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