Don’t miss The White and Black Salon at Gezira Arts Centre

Reham El-Adawi , Tuesday 17 Nov 2020

Maye Heshmat
Maye Heshmat's painting on show at the White and Black salon

Al-Ahram Art Gallery

Al-Galaa St, Ramses, Tel 16545

“Autumn 2020” group exhibition of contemporary art is Palette’s third forum featuring a galaxy of artists from different generations  

(closing 19 November).



Adly Street

20 Adly St, next to Aish and Malh Restaurant, Downtown

“Dots” collective show featuring Adel Rahoumi, Caroline Berzi, Ibrahim El-Fichawy, Nevine Hamza among others is organised by Art D' Égypte (closing 20 November).



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 artists such as Paul Gauguin, Rodin, Claude Monet, Édouard Manet, Renoir, Alfred Sisley and Edgar Degas (extended until 30 November). 


The Art’s Hub

F313-1, the Courtyard Mall, District 12, Sheikh Zayed, open daily from 12 to 9pm except Sundays, Tel 012 04605112

“Art in The Kaleidoscopic City” group exhibition brings together paintings, drawings and sculptures by twenty of the most prominent contemporary artists in Cairo today, curated by artist Lina Osama

It represents different generations, ideologies and artistic backgrounds. 

The newly opened Arts’ Hub is a multi-platform art space which offers an online platform and showroom gallery which provides a unique exhibition space. The gallery mission is to be a place of experience and inspiration, through art collections and exhibitions 

(15-30 November).


Cairo Opera Complex

Gezira Exhibition Grounds, Zamalek

Salah Taher gallery

Tel 02 2739 0132/0144

A miscellaneous exhibition by students of the Faculty of Art Education (16-28 November)

Music Library (Ziad Bakir) gallery

Oil paintings by Abdel-Nasser Al-Saadany (23-29 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. 



Champollion Street

3 Hussein Basha Almeiamari St, off Champollion St, Downtown 

“Eternal Light” group exhibition featuring among other artists Adel El-Siwi, Barry Iverson, Hany Rashed, Bernard Guillot, Maged Mikhail is presented by Art D' Égypte (closing 20 November). 




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

“Small Art Works”, a group show displays 300 artworks by 100 artists (7 November-30 December). 


Easel and Camera Contemporary art gallery 

Dreamland Golf Club, Hilton Pyramids Golf, Al Wahat Road, 6th of October, 01091267165/01001834449

“Out Loud: No More Boring Art!!” is an open-air group exhibition of artworks by Egyptian artists, as well as two Middle Eastern sculptors: Bassam Kyrillos (Lebanon) and Ali Nouri (Iraq). 

Egyptian artists include well-known sculptors such as Adam Henein, Abdel-Aziz Saab, Al Sayed Abdu Sleem, Reda Abdel-Salam

Other artists include Mohamed Abla (painting), Abdel-Maguid Ismail (sculpture), Abdel-Rahman Al-Sayed (sculpture), Ahmed Barakat (photography) (closing 30 November). 



Gezira Arts Centre

1 Al-Sheikh Al-Marsafi St, Zamalek, Tel 02 2737 3298/96

The 5th edition of White and Black Salon for miniatures 

(11-26 November).  



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

“In Love with Effat”, a caricature exhibition presents126 artists from 36 Arab and foreign countries showing their cartoons of late world-renowned cartoonist Mohamed Effat. It also displays a group of artworks by Effat (closing 19 November).  



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 Restorers” permanent 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.



Karim Francis Contemporary Art Gallery

1 Al-Sherifein St, 3rd St right off Kasr Al-Nile St, Downtown, Tel 0100 667 4823

“The First Life”, exhibition of painting and sculpture by Maged Mekhail (closing 26 November). 


Magdoub Design Studio

21 Ismail Mohamed St, Zamalek, Tel 02 2737 0778

“Neurotransmitters”, paintings by Asmaa Elnawawy 

(15 November-10 December). 



Mahmoud Mokhtar Culture Centre 

5 Tahrir St, beside Cairo Sporting Club, Tel 02 2735 1123 

Isis Hall & Nahdat Misr Hall

Khan Almaghraby gallery celebrates its 25th anniversary presenting a unique group show featuring artworks by Abdel-Wahab MorsiAdly RizkallahAhmed Askalany, Aida Abdel-KarimAttyat Al-Sayed, Fathi AfifiGeorges Bahgoury, HegazyIbrahim El DessoukyMona EliwaMohamed Mandour, Said BadrZeinab Abdel-Hamid and many more (closing 23 November).



Mashrabia Gallery of Contemporary Art

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

“My Favorite Things 5”, an all-girl group exhibition showcases works by established, 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 young Egypt-based female artists. 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. Participating artists: Afrodite El Seesy, Alaa Ayman, Amani Nabil, Amina Kaddous, Anwaar Ahmed, Dana El-Sheikh, Hala Abu Shady, Reham El-Adawi, Sara Younes, Marwa Saad, Mona Essameddin, Randa Ismail, Rania El Halim, Rania Ezzat, Rawan Abbas, Roshan El-Qurashi, Sara Ayman, Sara Salem, Shadoo El Rakhawy (31 October- 3 December).




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

Hall I

“Longing” exhibition of paintings by Mostafa Rahma 

(closing 21 November).  

Hall II

“Egyptian Profiles” exhibition of paintings on Egypt’s rich landscapes by Sally Wafai (closing 19 November).  


Saad Zaghloul Cultural Centre

2 Saad Zaghloul Street next to Saad Zaghloul Cemetery, Al-Mounira, Tel 02 2795 6864

A retrospective exhibition of paintings by artist Hassan Alaasar 

(closing 28 November). 



6 Brazil St, Zamalek, Tel 012 7016 9291

Safarkhan continues its tradition of communicating with you an exciting artistic year 2020-2021 full of new undiscovered talents as well as reviving old masters (closing 29 November). 



13 Brazil St, 1st Floor, Zamalek, Tel 0111294 7336

“The Return”, exhibition of paintings by Haytham Abdel-Hafeez 

(8-23 November).



El-Sawy Culturewheel
End of 26th of July St, under the 15th of May Bridge, Zamalek, Tel 02 2736 8881/6178/2737 4448

Earth Hall

Paintings by Alaa Mohamed (21-29 November). 


SOMA art

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

“90 Days in the Studio”, paintings by Hany Rashed

(1 November - 7 December). 




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

Ground Floor

Sculpture by Halim Yacoub (closing 25 November).
First Floor

Cocatography paintings by Mohamed El-Masry 

(closing 25 November).



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

Exhibition of paintings by Ibrahim El-Tanbouli

(14 November-2 December). 



Zamalek Art gallery

11 Brazil St, Zamalek, Tel 02 2735 1240

Venue I

“Ideologies” latest collection of sculptures by Nathan Doss

(closing 30 November). 

Venue II

“The Cherry”, paintings by Mostafa Rabie (closing 30 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 19 November, 2020 edition of Al-Ahram Weekly

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