Exhibitions 18-25 February 2021: Cairo, Alexandria

Reham El-Adawi , Tuesday 16 Feb 2021

Nagi Farid
Bronze sculptures by Nagi Farid


25 Orabi St, off Port Said, Maadi, Tel 010 19222220

“Encounters”, exhibition of paintings by artist Hala Sabet

(closing 19 February). 


Cairo Opera Complex

Gezira Exhibition Grounds, Zamalek

Salah Taher gallery

Tel 02 2739 0132/0144

Photography exhibition by Saudi photographer Khaled Khedr

(closing 20 February).  

Music Library (Ziad Bakir) gallery

A miscellaneous show by Samah Aziz Hana (closing 20 February). 



23 B Ismail Mohamed St, Zamalek, Tel 02 2736 6239/0100 2155702

“Over the Head”, mural paintings by artist Taha El Korany 

(14 February- 11 March).  



Gezira Arts Centre

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

Ahmed Sabri Hall

“Pages of Affection”, paintings by Ali Wahba

(24 February-11 March) 

Ragheb Ayad Hall

“The Impact”, paintings by Islam Zaki 

(24 February-11 March) 



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.




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

“Azama Ala Azama”, paintings by Darwiche Chamaa 

(closing 18 February). 

“Colorful Date”, paintings by Nabeel Ali (22 February-2 March).  


Magdoub Design Studio

21 Ismail Mohamed St, Zamalek, Tel 02 2737 0778

“Humans and Else’, a group show features Asmaa AlnawawyAnita TothAkram Almagdoub, Rasha Sueilman, Essam Darwish and many more (closing 18 February). 


Mashrabia Gallery of Contemporary Art

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

“The Garden”, exhibits various ways to portray a garden
by the Spanish artist Xavier Puigmartí (20 February - 24 March).




80 Mohieddin Abul Ezz St, infront of the Shooting Club Gate 3, Dokki, Tel 02 3335 7507   

A group show of painting by Hayam Elsayed, Rima Almozayyen, Huseein Dihon and sculpture by Sayed Waked (6-26 February).  



Nout Art 

12 A Elmaraashly St, Zamalek, Tel 02 2737 4743/ 010 1051 5327

“Nout Salon of Sculpture 4” group show features a number of artists including among many more Fatema Madkour, Mohamed Amin, Abou, Simone Medhat, Tarek Zabady, George Sobhy and guests of honour Ahmed Abdel-Wahab and Mourad Fakhr Eldin

(closing 18 February).  



6 Brazil St, Zamalek, Tel 012 70169291

Affinity”, paintings by Mohamed Abla (23 February-16 March).  



SOMA art

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

“Between Here and Elsewhere”, photography exhibition by Karim El- Hayawan (7- 25 February). 



Tahrir Cultural Centre (TCC) 

AUC's Tahrir Campus

American University in Cairo, Downtown Campus, 24 Falaki St, Downtown Cairo, Tel 012 88721446

Marriott Gallery

“A Boundless Drop to a Boundless Ocean” exhibition is organized by the AUC, in collaboration with the Orlando Museum of Art (OMA). The exhibition features artworks by US-based artists of Arab and Iranian heritage in simultaneous exhibitions in Orlando and Cairo 

(2 February- 2 May).

“Robert Colescott - The Cairo Years”, exhibition, curated by Terri Ginsberg, Duncan MacDonald, and Matthew Weseley, showcases 
four paintings made by American modernist Robert Colescott during the two years in which he lived and worked in Cairo as a researcher, artist, and the first visiting professor of Art at AUC. The AUC’s Black History Month 2021 celebrates a selection of his Cairo paintings along with compelling archival documents, images, and records surrounding his work. For more information, visit: https://robertcolescottthecairoyears.com (9 February-31 March).



Racotis Art

Racotis Art is pleased to announce the rolling out of a new Outstanding Collection of Artwork in a unique and rich experience.
“Persona” is the name of our new collection that will be showcased in an exceptional online viewing room experience in which we try to examine the Egyptian Character and its influence on the practice of more than 28 Egyptian Artists showcasing more than 90 Artwork. 
Persona Collection is a curatorial context that is trying to capture the aspect of Egyptian character perceived in Art and creations by Egyptian artists. That could expand to include portraitures of Egyptian characters, Documentation of events, the essence of places, and the nature of landscapes. https://www.racotis.art/persona/



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

“Connections”, paintings by Ahmed Osman (12 February- 5 March). 



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

Ground Floor

Silent Conversations”, bronze, stainless steel, wood and granite sculptures by sculptor Nagi Farid (14 February- 13 March). 

First Floor
The Survivors”, acrylic on canvas paintings by Mutaz Elemam

(14 February- 13 March). 




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

“Moving Forward”, paintings by Sameh Ismail (13 February- 4 March).


Zamalek Art gallery

11 Brazil St, Zamalek, Tel 02 2735 1240

Venue I 

“Alexandria and Valentine’s Day”, paintings exhibition by Adel Mustafa (7 February- 3 March). 

Venue II 

“However…!”, bronze sculptures by Ahmed Abdel-Tawwab

(7 February- 3 March). 






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 18 February, 2021 edition of Al-Ahram Weekly

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