Swailam gallery's group exhibition of graphic painting is not to be missed

Reham El-Adawi , Tuesday 11 Jun 2024

Fathy Ahmad s graphic painting on display at Swailam gallery
Fathy Ahmad s graphic painting on display at Swailam 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 (closing 15 June).

The gallery's address is 15 Ahmed Sabry St, Zamalek, Tel 012 05777147/ 02 27369505
"Summer and Colours" group exhibition by the likes of Asmaa Khoury, Gamal Meleika, Miriam Hathout, Yasser Gaessa, and many more (2 June - 31 July).    

Greater Cairo Library
15 Mohamed Mazhar St, Zamalek, Tel 02 2736 2278
An exhibition marks the 20th anniversary of the Czech Republic joining the European Union (12-21 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
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 firm'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 13 June, 2024 edition of Al-Ahram Weekly

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