Access art space
10 El-Nabarawy St- Mahmoud Bassiouny St, Downtown, Cairo
“Cairo”, exhibition of paintings by Joseph El-Duwairy
(closing 16 June).
Aisha Fahmy Palace
1 Aziz Abaza St, Zamalek, Tel 02 2735 8211
The Complex of Arts
“The Journey”, a retrospective exhibition of sculpture by the late Adam Henein traces his journey with sculpture from the 1950’s until his death showing around 100 sculpted pieces (closing 5 June).
Cairo Opera Complex
Gezira Exhibition Grounds, Zamalek
Salah Taher gallery
Tel 02 2739 0132/0144
Oil paintings by Soheir Shalaby (13-19 June).
Music Library (Ziad Bakir) gallery
Oil paintings by Emad Wahba (13-19 June).
23 B Ismail Mohamed St, Zamalek, Tel 02 2736 6239/0100 2155702
“Issues in the Eyes of the Art of Caricature” exhibition of caricature features cartoons by a group of the caricature pioneers such as Toughan, Rakha and Fahmy Mansour (30 May- 10 June).
French Cultural Institute
Madrasset Al-Huquq Al Frinseya St, Mounira, Tel 02 2791 5800
“Cairo Prints” the 2nd edition of the poster exhibition is designed by Cairopolitan. It features posters created for the occasion by more than 70 artists and reveals the creativity of the Egyptian and regional graphic scene. The exhibition, which will take place at both the Media library of the French Institute in Mounira and Cairopolitan, which is a gallery and a concept store, located in Garden City in Cairo
(31 May-17 June).
5 Ibrahim Naguib St, Apt 2, ground floor, Garden City, 12-8pm daily, Thursday and Friday off, inquiries via email at [email protected]
“Land of Sequels”, paintings by Nada Baraka (2 June-5 July).
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.
Mashrabia Gallery of Contemporary Art
15 Mahmoud Bassiouny St, Qasr Al-Nile, Downtown, First Floor, Tel 02 25750353 / 0100 1704554
“The Garden of the Freaks”, the latest series of works by Ahmed Sabry.
Within the exhibition, Sabry created an imaginary metaphoric yet disturbing society with two poles, where the greediness and feeling of entitlement of the first pole oppressed the other to unwillingly sacrifice their freedoms due to their vulnerability (closing 16 June).
32 Bahgat Ali St, Zamalek, open every day except Sundays from 11am to 8pm, Tel 02 27351461
“Parole Parole”, a new collection of the work of Fatima El-Shiati. The exhibition celebrates the power of proverbs and lyrics through the humour and beauty of oversized figures, and the richness and nobility of art deco style paintings (closing 12 June).
Museum of Modern Egyptian Art
Cairo Opera House Grounds, Gezira, Zamalek, Tel 02 2736 6667/65
Al-Bab Selim Hall
“My Story with Black and White” paintings by Amin El-Serafy
(closing 6 June).
30 Hassan Assem off Brazil St, Zamalek, Tel 02 2736 7544
“What lies behind”, paintings by Suzanne Saad (closing 11 June).
“Reflections”, paintings by Nazli Madkour (closing 11 June).
“Persona” is Racotis Art’s new collection that is showcased in an exceptional online viewing room experience in which the Egyptian character and its influence is examined on the practice of more than 28 Egyptian artists showcasing more than 90 artworks. View the exhibition on https://www.racotis.art/persona/
20 Hassan Sabry St, (entrance from Ibn Zinki St), Zamalek, Tel 0100 2792223
“Look them in the Eye”, paintings by Nada Mobarak
(closing 12 June).
Chatby, Alexandria 21526, Tel (03) 4839999
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 3 June, 2021 edition of Al-Ahram Weekly