“Art by The Sea”is a symposiumhosted by Art D’Égypte by the sea at one of Egypt’s top beach destinations in Almaza Bay with the participation of seven sculptors, namely Ahmed Magdy, Ali Mostafa, Mostafa Khedr, Taha Nasr, Mohamed Abdallah, Abdo Ramzy and Hany El Sayed. The artists will be working on site at their workshops for two weeks before revealing the final pieces.
In parallel to the symposium, Art D’Égypte is hosting the art exhibition “Art Town House” by EX on the beachfront in Almaza Bay, which is considered one of the most fascinating tourist areas in Egypt. The exhibition includes the distinguished artworks of a number of young contemporary Egyptian artists. The exhibition will host a plethora of artists all summer long, with art pieces showcased, giving visitors a chance to expand and add to their beach house art collections.
Art Jameel has launched Jameel House Online, a programme of free online workshops inspired by the traditional arts. Intended for artists and enthusiasts of all levels, including children, the workshops have been adapted to contemporary materials and tools available around the home. The sessions are delivered by local artists and craftspeople, including alumni from the Jameel Houses of Traditional Arts, Art Jameel’s network of heritage institutions in Jeddah and Cairo, and are available on Art Jameel’s website and social media platforms.Sessions include painting the Flower of Life design with coffee, making home decorations with geometric stars, both led by Rana Alamoudi; making traditional kites at home, led by The Aleph Journal; crocheting an eight-pointed star using waste plastic bags, led by Kees Chic; traditional paper-making by hand using scrap card and paper, led by Ammar Jiman; and ornamental drawing with Islamic geometry, led byMarwa Turkestani.
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15 Al Batal Ahmed Abdel-Aziz St, Mohandiseen, Tel 02 3304 0791/ 0122 8647511
“Summer Colours”, a group show featuresSayed Saad El Din, Ayyad Alnimer, Mohamed Rabie, Mohamed Dmarawey,Britt Botrous Ghali, Dina Targram and many more (1-30 July).
Mashrabia Gallery of Contemporary Art
10 and 15 Mahmoud Bassiouny St, Downtown, Tel 02 25784494
“Serendipity” byIbrahim El-Haddad(13 June - 30 July).
“Dawestashy: A Focus on the Early Work” wonderful retrospective art show byEsmat Dewestashyis reflecting on his accomplishments.
P.S: the gallery is open Daily except Friday from 11am to 6pm and by appointment, the visits will be completely safe given the restricted number of people who can access the gallery at a time. The staff have also prepared for the visitors several artistic masks that you can wear for the duration of your visit and be photographed with, if you wish, to appear on the gallery’s social media accounts.
Km 28,Cairo-Alexandria Desert Road, Abu Rawash, Giza-Egypt, 0100 0773860
TAM.Gallery has launched its fourth consecutive edition of the Summer Affordable Art Show, featuring over 150 of your favourite Egyptian contemporary artists. You can visit the gallery to see the exhibition in person during its regular working hours (Sunday to Thursday from 10am to 3.30pm).The show will be running all summer, with new art being added periodically.
20 Hassan Sabry St, (entrance from Ibn Zinki St), Zamalek, Tel 0100 2792223
“UBUNTU Revisited 4” summer exhibitionis showcasing an eclectic selection of artworks by different artists such as Abdel-Rahman Elborgy, Ahmed Abdallah, Ahmed El Badawy, Amgad Al Tohamy, Asmaa Genidi,Doaa Fakher, Alhusseiny Aly, Eman Hussein, Farah El Shafie, Halim Yacoub,Khaled Zaki, Maie Yanni, Mohamed Bassiouni, Mohamed Khedr, Mona Omar,Nevine Farghaly, Said Abu Raya, Salah Bisar, Wael Darwish. The artworks on display will be changing periodically throughout the summer.
*A version of this article appears in print in the 2 July, 2020 edition of Al-Ahram Weekly