Wafaa Yedis’s paintings celebrate the 32nd anniversary of the Cairo Opera House

Reham El-Adawi , Tuesday 6 Oct 2020

Wafaa Yedis
Wafaa Yedis's painting at Salah Taher gallery in the opera

Aisha Fahmy Palace

1 Aziz Abaza St, Zamalek, Tel 02 2735 8211

The Complex of Arts

“Treasures of Our Art Museums 5”, an exquisite exhibition showcases a selection of paintings and sculpture by European artistssuch as Paul Gauguin,Rodin, Claude Monet,Édouard Manet, Renoir, AlfredSisleyand Edgar Degas(closing 31 October).


Cairo Opera Complex

Gezira Exhibition Grounds, Zamalek

Tel 02 2739 0132/0144

Salah Taher gallery

“The Opera 32”, 70 oil paintings by Wafaa Yedis celebrate the 32ndanniversary of the Cairo Opera House(closing 11 October).

Ziad Bakir(Music Library) gallery

“Egyptology”, multi-media paintings inspired by the ancient Egyptian art heritage by artist Mona Ragab(closing 11 October).



3A, Degla St, off Furat St, Mohandessein, Tel 01111 665868

Oil, aquarelle and pastel paintings shown for the first time by artistAbdel-Aaal (closing 26 October).


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.


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.


Al-Hanager Arts Centre

Cairo Opera Complex, Gezira Exhibition Grounds, Zamalek, Tel

Tel 02 2735 6861

Adam Henein Hall

“October Victory in the Memory of the Egyptian Caricature”, group exhibition organized by the Cultural Production Sector and the Egyptian Caricature Association - within the activities of “the Memory of Caricature” Project- celebrates the 47th anniversary of 6 October victories. It showcases 150 cartoons by 20 cartoonists such as Saroukhan, Hussein Fawzi, Ahmed Tugan, Ahmed Hegazy, Ismail Diab, Gomaa Farahat, Georges Bahgory, Salah Jahin, Mustafa Hussein, Zohdi El-Adawi (closing 8 October).


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 Restorerspermanent 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.



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

“Optimism”, exhibition of paintings byAyyad Alnimer



Mashrabia Gallery of Contemporary Art

10 and 15 Mahmoud Bassiouny St, Downtown, Tel 02 25784494

“Serendipity” solo exhibition byIbrahim El-Haddadwill be on show as the first exhibition of the new season after his Artsy online exclusive summer solo exhibition (20 September-22 October).

“My Favorite Things 5”, a group exhibition showcases works by established artists, emerging artists and art students chosen from a call for participation. The show started out as an attempt to create a visual platform to promote and encourage young Egypt-based female artists and assist them in their artistic journey. This year’s exhibition gathers together original and contrasting works that all share a common intimacy and a symbolic language open to interpretation, as well as the ability to encompass different dimensions and realities

(25 October- 26 November).

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. For everyone’s safety, don't forget to wear your masks. 



4A Ibn Zankai St, from Hassan Sabri, Zamalek, Tel 02 2735 0604

“The Ring Road” paintings by AmrElkafrawy (closing11 October).


Nout Art Zone

12 A Maraashly St, Zamalek, Tel 02 2737 4743/ 0122 2727710/ 010 1051 5327

“New Dawn” paintings by DinaShalabyinspired by the ancient Egyptian history (closing 14October).



13 Brazil St, 1stFloor, Zamalek, Tel 0111294 7336

“Opera Aida” exhibition of paintings by Klay Kassem

(11-25 October).


SOMA art

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

“Significant Silence”, paintings exhibition byMadiha El-Naggar

(4 - 29 October).



Km 28,Cairo-Alexandria Desert Road, Abu Rawash, Giza-Egypt, 0100 0773860

“Nature’s Keepers”, a solo exhibition by Mohamed Rabie

(2-29 October).



20 Hassan Sabry St, (entrance from Ibn Zinki St), Zamalek, Tel 0100 2792223
The Circle”, group exhibition is showcasing works by the likes of
Amira HosnyEman HusseinJamal BassiouniKhoshouaaElgoharySherif TaherTaher HammoudaOmar SedeekOmar ZakiFarah El ShafeiMontaser ElkharashiNoha Hanafy and Hany Fawzy (closing24 October).


Zamalek Art gallery

11 Brazil St, Zamalek, Tel 02 2735 1240

“Mother…Land”, is Sam Shendi’s first sculpture exhibition in Egypt

“Copied” is an exhibition of painting and drawing byMai Refky

 (11 October – 2 November).



Bibliotheca Alexandrina

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 8 October, 2020 edition of Al-Ahram Weekly

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