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Ahmed Morsi’s solo show at Gypsum gallery is a must see

Reham El-Adawi , Tuesday 5 Jan 2021
Ahmed Morsi
Ahmed Morsi
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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.

5 Ibrahim Naguib St, Apt 2, ground floor, Garden City, 12-8pm daily, Thursday and Friday off, inquiries via email at
“Photos from a New York Album”, is the second solo show of paintings, drawings, mixed media, photography and printmaking showcases different series of each medium by Ahmed Morsi (closing 10 January).  

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.

Khan Almaghraby
18 Al-Mansour Mohamed St, Zamalek, Tel 02 27368687/0109 4005971
“Homage to Mamdouh Ammar”, painting exhibition commemorates the birth anniversary of artist Mamdouh Ammar (3-13 January).

23 Hassan Assem St, Zamalek, 02 2735 3538/ 012 00999448
“You” exhibition of paintings by Hossam Saqr
(20 December-12 January).  

80 Mohieddin Abul Ezz St, infront of the Shooting Club Gate 3, Dokki, Tel 02 3335 7507   
“Continuum”, a group show features artists: Abdel-Rahman Ouf, Adham Badawi, Ahmed Shaaban, Ahmed Soleiman, Hanafy Mahmoud, Klay Kassem, Mahmoud Khattab, Mohamed Damarawy, Samir El Guindy, Mohamed Rabie, Monelle Janho, Mustafa Taha among others.  
This year, the third edition of the exhibition comes with significant meanings. It is a continuation of the legacy of Dr. Said Emira and Magda Emira (peace be upon them) for their constant support and participation in enriching the fine arts movement by exhibiting the arts and talents of old and young Egyptian and Arab artists at Al Mashrabia Gallery (9-19 January).

Mashrabia Gallery of Contemporary Art
10 and 15 Mahmoud Bassiouny St, Downtown, Tel 02 25784494
“Vitality”, first solo exhibition by video artist Marwan Elgamal
(2 December-11 January).

Picasso East
Villa No 39 Al Narges 35th settlement, 90's St, in front of Lake View Compound, New Cairo, Tel 0122 0000035  
“Countryside” exhibition of paintings by Mounir Iskander and “Fantasia” exhibition of paintings by Sayyed Saadeddin
(closing 20 January).

Racotis Art
“Atmosphere” virtual exhibition is presented by Racotis Art to examine the current situation and the different surrounding conditions around us and how artists interact towards different affecting factors. It showcases 85 artworks by 22 emerging and well-established contemporary artists who are trying to estate different daily scenes to highlight how we feel and interact towards situations, places and times that we call circumstances. Racotis Art is an online gallery and consultancy platform that promotes exceptional and exciting Egyptian contemporary art. With 15 years of experience drawn from a broad range of backgrounds, interests and professional art knowledge in the Egyptian art scenes, the Racotis team endeavors to produce unique and personalized artwork installations. Participating artists: Ahmed Elzalabany, Taha Nasr, Ahmed Senbel, Mohamed Adel Dessouki, Ahmed Allam, Souad Abdel-Rassoul, Mohamed Ziada, Rania Abul Azm, Omnia Reda, Mohamed Elmasry, Eman Ossama and many more
(, 21 December - 31 January).

SOMA art
14 Maraashli St, Zamalek, 2nd floor, apartment 4, Zamalek, Tel 0122 2429292
“Alternatively Yours”, a group exhibition by Dina Jereidini, Farah Barakat, Youssef Ragheb, and Youssef Sabry
(closing 14 January).

Km 28,Cairo-Alexandria Desert Road, Abu Rawash, Giza-Egypt, 0100 0773860
TAM.Gallery presents the 6th edition of its Cairo Art Fair. It is the largest and most exciting art exhibition of contemporary art in Egypt where over 140 artists are participating with more than 1500 artworks. Many new artists will be taking this CAF edition by storm and the gallery’s roster of artists are coming in with spectacular new collections created just for Cairo Art Fair. The artwork will periodically change throughout the duration of the show (4 December-31 January).

Zamalek Art gallery
11 Brazil St, Zamalek, Tel 02 2735 1240
Venue I
“J’Al Perdu La Clé” paintings by Souad Mardam Bey
(10 January- 1 February).
Venue II
“A Diary of My Utopia”, paintings by Yasmine El-Hazek
(10 January- 1 February).


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 7 January, 2021 edition of Al-Ahram Weekly.


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