“Built Environment: An Alternative Guide to Japan” exhibition at El-Sawy Culturewheel is a must see

Reham El-Adawi , Tuesday 1 Mar 2022

Hakusui Dam
Hakusui Dam


The American University in Cairo 

New Cairo Campus, Abdul Latif Jameel Hall, Plaza Level, Tel 02 2615 3318

The Photographic Gallery

“Moon Dust” is the first of a series of exhibitions dedicated to environmental photography presented by The Photographic Gallery in the Department of Journalism and Mass Communication. Moon Dust, a photo essay by Egyptian documentary photographer Mohamed Mahdy as he captures close up an Egyptian community’s struggle against devastating air pollution (16 February-17 March).



Amir Taz Palace

27 Al-Syoufiya St, off Al-Saliba St, Al-Khalifa District, Tel 02 2514 2581

“Africa by the Brush of its Artists”, a retrospective group exhibition of paintings produced in the past nine rounds of Luxor International Painting Forum (17 February - 2 April).   



Cairo Opera Complex

Gezira Exhibition Grounds, Zamalek

Salah Taher gallery

Tel 02 2739 0132/0144

Caricature exhibition by Emad Gomaa (2-8 March).

Music Library (Ziad Bakir) gallery

Paintings by Taha Mohamed (2-8 March).   




5 Ibrahim Naguib St, Apt 2, ground floor, Garden City, 12-8pm daily, Thursday and Friday off, inquiries via email at [email protected]

“Guide Posts”, exhibition by Bassem Yousri (10 February- 10 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.



Karim Francis 

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

Paintings by Ahmed Nosseir (5 February-3 March). 




Mr and Mrs Mohamed Mahmoud Khalil Museum 

On the corner of Giza St and Kafur St, next to the State Council, Giza,

Tel 02 3336 2921

Horizon One Hall

“The Soul Tendencies”, artworks by Salah Hammad 

(22 February-15 March). 



Mashrabia Gallery of Contemporary Art

15 Mahmoud Bassiouny St, Qasr Al-Nile, Downtown, First Floor, Tel 02 25750353 / 0100 1704554

“All Eyes on Me”, comically critical paintings by Ahmed Lesi 

(2 - 27 March). 



Museum of Modern Egyptian Art

Cairo Opera House Grounds, Gezira, Zamalek, Tel 02 2736 6667/65

Al-Bab Selim Hall

“Places”, a show of paintings by Osama Nashed 

(22 February-5 March).



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

Hall I

Paintings by Salah Anany (28 February- 12 March).   

Hall II

“Metamorphosis”, paintings by Sayed Abla (26 February- 12 March). 




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

“Landscape and Still Life”, paintings by Hussein Shaboury 

(20 February- 5 March).  



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

(No entry without a mask and the hall will be open at only 25 percent audience capacity)

Earth Hall 

“Built Environment: An Alternative Guide to Japan”; the first grand travelling exhibition of its kind in field of architecture organised by the Japan Foundation, Cairo. The exhibition presents Japanese architecture and design of buildings of various kinds. 

The Japan Foundation, Cairo organizes touring exhibitions in several countries around the world. They all contain works from the collections of the Japan Foundation, which presents a variety of subjects, including themes of arts and culture such as painting, photography, architecture, design and handicrafts. Concerning the current exhibition, it showcases images, texts and videos for 80 buildings, civil engineering projects, and landscapes in Japan, in the time scale from the modern era in the late 19th century until the present time in the 21st century.

In terms of geographical scope, the exhibition presents at least one work from each of Japan’s 47 prefectures. Free admission, open daily from 10am to 10pm (24 February- 16 March). 




Tahrir Cultural Centre (TCC) 

AUC Tahrir Square 

Falaki Gallery

“A Beautiful Dreamer” a biographical exhibition depicting prolific thespian Mahmoud Al-Lozy’s experience in all its facets. Compiled from private collections and AUC’s archives, an array of personal items, collectibles, and memorabilia offers a window into the world and soul of this rare, beautiful dreamer (26 February- 3 March).

Margo Veillon, Legacy Gallery & Armenian Room

“Graduation Exhibition-Generation RGB” exhibition, presented by The Graphic Design Programme, includes a group of graduation projects highlighting urgent topics related to social issues, healthcare and sustainability (17 February-7 March).





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

Ground Floor

“The Girl’s Windows III” paintings by Fatemah Mustafa, Rana Samir and Mariam Soliman (closing 8 March). 

First Floor

“Banana Universe” paintings by Mohamed Omran 

(closing 8 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.

BA Conference Centre, East and West Exhibition Halls 

“The Fifteenth Agenda 2022 Art Exhibition”, Agenda is one of the important exhibitions on the Egyptian art scene, held annually by the Department of Exhibitions and Art Collections of the Cultural Communication Sector at the BA, and it began in 2008 as a free space for artists of all ages and backgrounds. After that, the exhibition continued its regular sessions as a window that allows the presentation of artworks to the receiving audience in its different categories. This year’s session comes under the title “Square Meter Free Space for Creativity”, in which the works of 155 artists out of 483 applicants are presented within a space designated for each artist (meters x meters).

Participating artists belong to the governorates: Cairo, Alexandria, Luxor, Beheira, Gharbia, Qalyubia, Dakahlia, Fayoum, Minya, Menoufia, and Suez (23 February-12 March). 

*A version of this article appears in print in the 3 March, 2022 edition of Al-Ahram Weekly.

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