Two exhibitions open at Mahmoud Mokhtar Cultural Centre Monday

Ahram Online, Friday 29 Apr 2011

On Monday, 2 May, Egyptian artists, Mahmoud Ibrahim and Mohamed Mekawy will exhibit their works at Isis and Nahdet Misr galleries, respectively

Mahmoud Mokhtar

Two exhibitions will open at the same time at 7pm at the Mahmoud Mokhtar Cultural Centre (MMCC). The opening ceremony will be accompanied by a concert by Maghna Khan ban, performing alternative and folk music.

The exhibition of works by Mahmoud Ibrahim will be located in the Isis Gallery, while the "Villages and the Nile," exhibition by Mohamed Mekawy will be in Nahdet Misr Gallery.

Established in 2006 Mahmoud Mokhtar Cultural Centre is one of the venues of the fine arts sector of the Egyptian ministry of culture. 

The main hall of the centre is dedicated to the permanent exhibition of works of Mahmoud Mokhtar, a pioneer in Egyptian modern sculpture.

Apart from the Mahmoud Mokhtar main hall, MMCC offers a variety of other locations serving to promote contemporary art: Nahdet Misr Gallery, Isis Gallery, the Cultural Garden and a recent addition, The Wall. 

The centre traditionally opens new exhibitions with a music event, apart from holding separate performances and art shows.


Mahmoud Ibrahim and Mohamed Mekawy exhibitions will open on
Monday, 2 May at 7pm at Isis and Nahdet Misr galleries, respectively.

Both exhibitions will run until 12 May. 

Mahmoud Mokhtar Cultural Centre, 5 Tahrir St. besides El Qahira Club, in front of The Cairo Opera House.

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