Japanese artist Yuri Nakamura’s exhibition “Shades of Eden” is not to be missed

Reham El-Adawi , Tuesday 4 Jun 2024

Yuri Nakamura s painting on show at Ebdaa gallery
Yuri Nakamura s painting on show at Ebdaa gallery


American University in Cairo 

New Cairo Campus, Abdul Latif Jameel Hall, Plaza Level, Tel 02 2615 3318

Sharjah Gallery

"Cmd X" is the graphic design programme's senior show. The exhibition explores themes including equality and social impact, reimagining cultural heritage, sustainability and future experiences. CmdX is a computer shortcut used to cut an item from one environment and place it in another. The term carries several meanings in this exhibition. It symbolizes the conclusion or cut of the students' time in academia. The X reflects the end of this chapter in their educational journey, marking their transition from students to professionals ready to make their mark on the world (12 May-30 September). 



Cairo Opera Complex

Gezira Exhibition Grounds, Zamalek

Music Library (Ziad Bakir) gallery

Painting exhibition by Ayman Madkour (8- 15 June).

Salah Taher gallery

The General Exhibition (30 May-30 July). 



Czech Embassy

4 Al Dokki St, Dokki, Giza, Tel 02 33339700 

“My Green Homeland” exhibition of painting by Jaroslava Bičovská is organized as part of "SABBART" event, a blend of "Sabbar" (Arabic for "cactus") and "art," explores how arts and culture can shape a more sustainable future (8 May-10 August).




Al Rabwa Mall, Al Rabwa Compound, Gate 3, Al-Sheikh Zayed, Tel 01555067305/01223125441

“Shades of Eden” exhibition of painting by Japanese artist Yuri Nakamura is presented by Ebdaa art gallery and Garden of Art gallery (1-15 June).  



French Cultural Institute

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

“Death Bloom: Erased Chlorophyllic Memory” exhibition by Omnia Sabry is hosted by the EUNIC Cluster Egypt, as part of SABBART. It investigates the uncertain future of the historical Orman garden in Cairo as it faces risk of erasure due to impending development plans. In the exhibition, Sabry symbolically reconstructs the Orman garden through film, photography, plant presses, archival materials, and a newly-made leporello 

(26 May-12 June).



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.



Mashrabia Gallery of Contemporary Art

15 Mahmoud Bassiouny St, Downtown, Cairo, Tel 02 2578 4494,   

open daily from 11am to 8pm except Fridays

"Freestyle Cairo" exhibition captures the artistic dialogue between painter Essam Alaa and photographer Luigerman 

(19 May - 12 June).

Summer group exhibition represents the culmination of Mashrabia's extensive and vibrant history, spanning several decades. Featuring a diverse array of artists, the exhibition promises to be a vibrant celebration of originality and contemporary artistic expression. It will provide a diverse display of techniques, from painting to collage to sculpture and more 

(23 June - 31 July).




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

Hall I & Hall II

Annual summer group exhibition (3 June - 30 August).



Picasso East

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

"Reflections" the 44th exhibition of artists of the one shot 

(1-22 June).  




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

"The Beauty of Printmaking- Graphic Art" group exhibition features graphic paintings and its guest of honour is artist 

Ahmed Nawwar who is participating with one of his main artworks by more than 40 leading graphic artists (Egyptians, Arabs, and Europeans) (closing 15 July).   


Tahrir Cultural Centre (TCC) 

Al-Sheikh Rihan St, off Tahrir Square, Tel 02 2615 2694/01280009077

Margo Veillon Gallery and Future Galleries 

"Shared Inheritances, Legorreta: Mexican Architecture in Egypt, Middle East and Beyond", the Embassy of Mexico and LEGORRETA, in collaboration with the AUC, present an exhibition of the renowned Mexican architectural firm and the legacy of its founder, Ricardo Legorreta. The exposition encompasses a journey around the world exploring LEGORRETA's work, its presence in Africa and the Middle East

and its collaboration with interior designers and visual artists 

(4-27 June).  




District 5, Marakez, Cairo Sokhna Road, before Master Express Gas Station, entrance from Gate 3, weekdays (Sun-Thurs),10am-6pm, Tel 01000773860

This amazing show promises to be an unforgettable experience for art enthusiasts and collectors alike. Uncover new artists, add to your collection, and experience the beauty of Egyptian art firsthand. Don't miss this chance to experience the thrill of investing in art and unlock the potential for long-term growth and appreciation on 7 and 8 June 2024.
The Summer Affordable Art Show will be ongoing all Summer at our gallery venue in District 5, Marakez. 




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

First Floor

"In Fragments" painting exhibition by Iranian-Egyptian artist Parinaz Eleish (closing 13 June). 

Ground Floor

"Empty Rooms" painting exhibition by Omar Sherif or Weirdo

(closing 13 June). 





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.

* A version of this article appears in print in the 6 June, 2024 edition of Al-Ahram Weekly

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