Don't missmusicianShahira Kamal’s first solo exhibition at Arcade gallery

Reham El-Adawi , Tuesday 12 Nov 2019

Shahira Kamal
Shahira Kamal's painting on display at Arcade gallery

The American University in Cairo

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

The Photographic Gallery

“Life Exposed”, is an exciting exhibition of visual stories from the Danish School of Media and Journalism (DMJX) based in Aarhus, Denmark. DMJX runs full time internationally renowned photojournalism programmes and each semester ten international photojournalism students create a magazine with individual photo stories. The exhibition shows selected images and stories from two magazines, Nest and Avalanche. In these publications students explore diverse themes including immigration, alternative lifestyles and personal identity. Both magazines are on display in the gallery. The DMJX programme has had several Egyptian photography students over the years, some of include: Ahmed Hayman, Heba Khamis and Roger Anis(4 November - 6 December).  



25 Orabi St, off Port Said, Maadi, Tel 010 19222220

“Bring on The Rhythm”, first solo exhibition of paintings by singer and musician  Shahira Kamal(closing 16 November).


Cairo Opera Complex

Gezira Exhibition Grounds, Zamalek

Salah Taher gallery

Tel 02 2739 0132/0144

“Egyptian Fantasy”, oil paintings by Randa Fouad (closing 15 November).

Music Library (Ziad Bakir) gallery

Oil paintings by Taha Hassan Hosny (closing 15 November).


Ceramic and Traditional Handicrafts Centre

1 Al-Imam St, behind Amr bin Al-Aas Mosque, Al-Fustat, Old Cairo, Tel 02 2364 3103

A permanent exhibition of the centre’s ceramic, brass, jewellery and khayameya products.


Contemporary Image Collective (CIC)

22 Abdel Khalek Tharwat St, 4th Floor, Downtown, Cairo, Tel 02 2396 4272

“Botoun”, will grow and take form over the coming weeks and months. It consists of rooms designed to accommodate different public and semi-public workshops and gatherings, screenings, talks as well as art works and books

(22 October until the end of the year).


Darb 1718

Kasr El Shamaa St, Al Fakhareen, Old Cairo, near Mar Girgis Metro Station, Tel 02 2741 3053/ 0109 3766188

“Cairographie” photography exhibition is held by Darb 1718, in partnership with Al Safar Association. The exhibition celebrates photography through bringing together all career stages; emerging, mid-career and established artists, to raise awareness of contemporary topics through different forms of photography and video. The exhibition creates opportunities for artistic expression and engagement between participants and attendees (10 November - 31December).


Al-Ghouri Caravansary

Imam Mohamed Abdou St, off Al-Muaaz St with Al-Azhar, Tel 02 2514 7475

Permanent exhibition of the handicraft centre’s products, including pottery, brass artworks and jewellery.



6 Al-Gumhouriya St, Abdin, Tel 02 2391 6769

Paintings by the lateOmar El-Nagdi(1931-2019) (closing 23 November).


15 Al Batal Ahmed Abdel-Aziz St, Mohandiseen, Tel 02 3304 0791/ 0122 8647511

“Colours of Egypt VII”, a group art show by the likes of Farida Darwish, Rasha Ghaleb, Farida El-Kouni, and Dina El-Ruby (closing 14 November).  


Korean Cultural Centre

3 Boulos Hanna St, Dokki, Tel 02 37627102/3

“The 2019 K-Pop World Festival”, a photo exhibition on a K-Pop dance competition organised by the KCC (closing 25 November).



80 Mohieddin Abul Ezz St, infront of the Shooting Club Gate 3, Dokki, Tel 02 3335 7507  

“Adam and Eve”, paintings and sculptures by Hisham Abdel-Moaati

(16-30 November).


Mashrabia Gallery of Contemporary Art

15 Mahmoud Bassiouny St, Downtown, Tel 02 25750353

Daily except Fridays from 11am to 9pm

“Please Enter My Inner Space”, first solo exhibition of pop art by Ahmed Lesi

(3 November-5 December). 



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

“Ode to Joy”, paintings by Mai Heshmat (closing 20 November).



6 Brazil St, Zamalek, Tel 012 70169291

“Kemit”, third exhibition of paintings by rising artist Ibrahim Khattab

(closing19 November).


SOMA art

14 Maraashli St, Zamalek,2nd floor, apartment 4, Zamalek, Tel 0122 2429292

“The Signal”, a duo show by emerging artists Hatem Moussa and Mayar Nayel

(closing 16 November).




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

Ground Floor

“Glee”, painting exhibition by El Husseiny Aly and Salah Bisar (27 October- 23 November).
First Floor
“The Weaver’s Palette”, exhibition showcases a unique collection of the 19th century carpets (27 October- 23 November).

“Our Journey with Art”, an exhibition of a collection of various original artworks from the book written by Dr. Mohamed Aboulghar carrying the same name, the artworks are from the acquisitions of Aboulghar family (17- 23November).


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

“Dream”, paintings by Shaaban Al-Hussieny (11-28 November).




Bibliotheca Alexandrina

Chatby, Alexandria 21526, Tel (03) 4839999

BACC, East Exhibition Hall

“Child and Adolescent Creativity”, an exhibition of the products of the 12th round of the Workshop Exhibition (closing 20 November).


French Cultural Institute

30 Al Nabi Danial St, Mahatet Misr, Alexandria, Tel 03 3913435/03 3918952

“Kiosques d’Alexandrie et du Canal”, this rich exhibition, designed by CE Alex, traces more than two centuries of history of the francophone press in Egypt. It is complemented by a "focus" on the revolutionary press in Africa, produced by students from Senghor University in Alexandria. (10 November-31 December).


*A version of this article appears in print in the 14 November, 2019 edition of Al-Ahram Weekly.

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