​Don’t miss Farid Fadel and “Armenian Dreams” unique exhibitions

Reham El-Adawi , Tuesday 30 Jan 2024

Vahramian, Fadel and Rahma
Vahramian s painting on show at Liwan Fadel s painting at Salah Taher gallery and Rahma s painting on display at Picasso



Arkan Plaza, Extension of Sheikh Zayed District, Giza, Tel 010 66860098/010 66500748

“Inside the Corner Pink House” exhibition by the artist Reem Al-Jeally includes a number of paintings barring the same concept of the book with a bigger dimension inviting the viewer to connect with the character and her story in different mediums 

(27 January - 6 February).



Cairo Opera Complex

Gezira Exhibition Grounds, Zamalek

Salah Taher gallery

Tel 02 2739 0132/0144

“The Spirit Goes On” exhibition will show 50 paintings and drawings by artist Farid Fadel (3-8 February).    

Music Library (Ziad Bakir) gallery

Exhibition of painting by Youssef Mohamed 

(3-10 February).   




Villa CLEG 118 Diplomatic district, El-Sheikh Zayed, Tel 0101 2705242

“The Circle: A Journey Through Ancient Civilisations” show, by artist Dina Fahmy El-Rouby, invites art enthusiasts and history buffs alike to embark on a mesmerizing journey through time with her solo exhibition. It delves deep into the rich tapestry of humanity’s past, exploring the profound influences of ancient civilizations on both our collective consciousness and the world of art. This time the innovation will be the futuristic approach using AR (Augmented Reality) (closing 3 February). 



French Cultural Institute

Madrasset Al-Huquq Al Frinseya St, Mounira, Tel 02 2791 5800 

“Habashtakanat #2” exhibition by Lama Ahmed. Throughout a delicate journey, the exhibition features Habashtakanat Magazine editions, a photography-based publication that aims to document, initiate dialogue on and truthfully represent the city of Cairo’s unique visual culture. A personal, sensitive and lively exhibition offering a unique perspective on Cairo and its daily life

(21 January- 23 February).



Gezira Arts Centre

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

“The Visible and the Invisible” retrospective exhibition by Mustafa Yehia (closing 1 February).



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.




23 Hassan Assem St, Zamalek, 02 2735 3538/ 012 00999448, daily from 11am to 8pm (Except Fridays)

“Armenian Dreams” exhibition features four accomplished artists: Armen Vahramian, Abraham Saakian, Romeo Avagyan, and Alek Alekyan.With exhibition highlight, Armenian pioneers who lived in Egypt: Bogos Tatikian, Oskan Chimchidian, John Papasian and Rose Papasian. The exhibition spans various genres such as abstract and still life. Despite the diversity, a common thread weaves through the paintings, evoking a dream-like atmosphere that captivates and soothes the audience (closing 8 February).  



Mashrabia Gallery of Contemporary Art

15 Mahmoud Bassiouny St, Downtown, Cairo, Tel 02 2578 4494, open daily from 11am to 8pm except Friday

“Woven Whirls” is an exhibition by Sabah Naim, who discovers a profound connection between the principles of Sufi movements and her weaving techniques (14 January-21 February). 




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

Hall I

“The City of Hens” exhibition of oil on canvas paintings by Samir Fouad (closing 4 February).

Hall II

Exhibition of charcoal on paper paintings by Hisham Rahma

(closing 4 February).



Picasso East

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

“Unique Spectra” a collective show of paintings and sculptures by 11 artists (1-23 February).




14 El-Saleh Ayoub St, Zamalek, Tel 02 2735 8900/0111232 4002 

“From the Egyptian Figurative” group exhibition of painting 

(17 January- 28 February).



Takiyyat Musafir

Passage No 29, 27 El-Darb El-Ahmar St, Old Cairo, Tel 01096120956

Takiyyat Musafir’s monthly exhibition of traditional handicrafts including brass, leather, costumes and crochet 

(Friday 2 February, 12noon to 9pm).    




KM 28, Cairo-Alexandria Desert Road, Abu Rawash, Giza, Tel 01000773860

The 9th Cairo Art Fair features about 100 of Egypt’s best artists

(12 January- 22 February). 




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

First Floor

“Naming Infinity - One Hundred Minus One by the internationally acclaimed Ahmed Mustafa (closing 30 January). 

Ground Floor

“In the Middle of Things by young Alexandrian artist Rawda Nour (closing 30 January).  



Yassin art gallery

159, 26th July St, Behind Diwan Bookstore, Zamalek, Tel 01271170035

A Shooting Star” exhibition of paintings by Yasser Nabieal

(closing 1 February). 





Bibliotheca Alexandrina

Port Said St, 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.

The Arts School’s Mid-Year Programme (From 20 January to 8 February, for more information and registration, visit: www.bibalex.org/artsschool 

* A version of this article appears in print in the 1 February, 2024 edition of Al-Ahram Weekly

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