The gallerypresents itssecond ART GARAGE SALE, and for the first time in the form of an online virtual exhibition, collaborating with Misr El Kheir charity organization to support daily laborers and most distressed families suffering from the coronavirus pandemic.This exhibition was organised based on an Open Call, and the gallery selected the exhibition’s artwork in order to give an opportunity to young ambitious artists to exhibit and bring together a formidable gathering with famous visionaries. The artists discounted the original price of their artwork from sketches, photography, paintings, and sculpture to encourage everyone tobuy affordable valuable art; the gallerywill exhibit high quality photos of the artwork online through our social media and virtual gallery. Arcade gallery and around 40 artists such as Ahmed Sabry,Alaa Hegazi, Aliaa Bishr,Amina Zaher, Aya El Fallah, Eman Hussein, Eslam M. Abdo, Farid Fadel, will donate 20 percentfrom the sale of the exhibition to Misr El Kheir
(the exhibition opens on 17 May, 4pm and continues till 31 May).
The French Cultural Institute
# the French Institute, in Egypt, withyou, at home
You always dreamed of seeing the Mona Lisa by Leonardo Da Vinci, now you can see it throughthe study of the Louvre Museum at www.louvre.fr/etudes-d-oeuvre which enables an online study of artworks.
During the quarantine period, you can benefit from what the Higher Education Center of Arts offers in public spaces from a free coursethrough its website. The free course content is provided in French and English.
# the French Institute, in Egypt, withyou, at homeoffersMicrovole, a window through which you can see the artworks of digital museums.
Until the opening of the library of the French Institute in Egypt, you can enjoy the digital experience offered by the city of La Villette andits partners from your home.Through this unique experience, you can see the Mona Lisa by Leonardo da Vinci, and look at the Water Lilies painting for Monet.
The Italian Cultural Institute
The Institute in Cairooffers daily multimedia content to stay updated on the Italian language and culture even during the present situation of sanitary isolation. To follow these digital contents, connect to the institute’s official Facebook page: Italian Cultural Institute and Archaeological Center.
To celebrate the birthday of legendary director Federico Fellini, the first online event from the series "CreativItaly" was dedicated to young Egyptian graphic designers and illustrators. Where graphic designers and artists will be able through a campaign launched via online, which they can follow through the social networking sites of the Institute, to honor Maestro or the pioneer of Italian cinema, through a work that explains how Fellini affected and still affects the images that fill the world of dreams of many artists today.
Through the “Today Drawing” initiative, the Institute commemoratedthe 500 years anniversary of Raffaelloor Raphael (1520-2020),one of the greatest Renaissance painters known for his portraits and the famous frescos murals of the Vatican chambers.
20 Hassan Sabry St, (entrance from Ibn Zinki St), Zamalek, Tel 0100 2792223
The gallery is now open throughout the month of Ramadan from 11am to 4pm daily, except Fridays. If you would like to browse through the artworks from the gallery’s last two exhibitions: “Parallels From Within” by Sarah El Samman and “Routes” by Ahmed El Badawi,the works are available on its website.
F8, Strip Mall-Sodic, Waslet Dahshour Road, Beverly Hills, Sheikh Zayed, 6thof October, Tel 02 38863961/0111 2304440
“Daughter of the Sun (the third Cache)”, sculptures by Hassan Kamel (watch his works online @ZAGPICKGALLERY).
Zamalek Art gallery
11 Brazil St, Zamalek, Tel 02 2735 1240
Sketches by Farghali Abdel-Hafiz (watch his works online @Zamalekartgallery).
“Birds’ Dreams”,paintings by Khaled Sorour (watch his works online @Zamalekartgallery).
*A version of this article appears in print in the 14 May, 2020 edition of Al-Ahram Weekly