Don’t miss the Association of Preserving Heritage’s group exhibition at the opera house

Reham El-Adawi , Tuesday 15 Mar 2022

A painting from the group show held at the Music Library
A painting from the group show held at the Music Library

Ahmed Shawki Museum

6 Ahmed Shawki St, off Murad St, Corniche Al-Nil, Giza, Tel 02 3572 9479

Karmat Ibn Hani’ Centre

“Noun Alkoun” (women, centre of universe) group exhibition celebrates Women International Day (closing 19 March). 


Aisha Fahmy Palace

1 Aziz Abaza St, Zamalek, Tel 02 2735 8211

The Complex of Arts

“The Scene I”, a group exhibition showcases 90 artworks by a number of Egypt’s contemporary artists representing different art styles including among many others sculptors Essam Darwish, Hassan Kamel, Islam Ebada, and Kamal Fathy (14 March-14 May). 



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 (closing17 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

Exhibition of oil paintings by Randa Fouad (closing17 March).

Miscellaneous exhibition by Manal Farag, artist with special abilities (21- 27 March).   

Music Library (Ziad Bakir) gallery

The 11th annual miscellaneous exhibition of the Association of Preserving Heritage showcasing painting, photography, and sculpture by 30 artists, members of the association (14 - 20 March).  




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

“Selections of Egyptian Art” by the pioneers Gamil Shafiq, Youssef Kamel, Hassan Soliman, Ragheb Ayyad, Zakaria El-Zeiny, Abdel-Ghaffar Shedid, Sabry Mansour, Zeinab Abdel-Hamid, Sobhi Guirguis, Mounir Canaan and many more (13 March-28 April).   



Gezira Arts Centre

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

“Art Awards 2022” group exhibition of painting, sculpture, photography, architecture and art criticism showcases artworks submitted by candidates who participated in the art awards contest organized by Farouk Hosny Foundation for Culture and Arts 

(7- 28 March). 


Al-Ghouri Caravansary
Mohamed Abdou St, off Al-Muaaz St and Al-Azhar St, Tel 02 2514 7475

A retrospective exhibition of the participating artists at the Luxor International Painting Forum. It includes 35 works by female artists who participated in the forum from the tenth session held in 2017 to the thirteenth session that was held in 2020, from 12 countries: Egypt, Italy, Serbia, Russia, Lebanon, Romania, Nepal, Lithuania, Tunisia, Bahrain, Ukraine Georgia (18 March- 7 May).



Goethe Institute

5 El-Bustan Street, Downtown, Tel 02 2575 9877/ 219/ 01288711134 

Takhshena gallery

“Maraena” (we passed by) is an art exhibition by director Manal Ibrahim that tells the story of part of the history of the theatrical movement through the experience of a group of independent performers in Egypt, and it is an extension of the exhibition “Maret” presented by Ibrahim in March 2021. The project is an archive of an important part of the history of Egyptian theater from 1984 to 2004, more than 300 theatrical performances, including theatrical performances that have not been filmed and do not currently have any physical presence 

(17 March, 10am to 9pm). 




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

“Asl Elhekaya (the true story)” exhibition of paintings by artist Zaeem Ahmed (8-24 March).



Maqas Maq’d of Sultan Al-Ashraf Qaitby

Darb Al-Saqia St, behind Qaitbay Mosque, City of the Dead, Tel 01226569944

“Cairo El Mahrousa (the divinely protected)” exhibition of 40 paintings and drawings embody the rich spirit of Cairo; a city that boasts great examples of Coptic, Islamic, Western and modern architecture in different art media by artist Farid Fadel (19-31March). 



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).



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

Hall I

“The Candle and the Fish”, paintings by Helmy El-Tony 

(15 March- 5 April).   

Hall II

“I Don’t Forget a Face or a Soul”, paintings by Sayed Abla 

(15 March- 5 April).   


Picasso East

Villa No 39 Al Narges 35th settlement, 90's St, in front of Lake View Compound, New Cairo, Tel 0122 0000035  

“Through Time”, exhibition of paintings by Guirguis Lotfy, a contemporary Alexandrian painter, who reinvents ancient Coptic traditions as he portrays his daily surroundings (5-27 March). 



Tahrir Cultural Centre (TCC) 

AUC’s Tahrir Campus, Al-Sheikh Rihan St, off Tahrir Square, Tel 02 2615 2694/01280009077

Future gallery 

“Returns to Memory and Mythology” exhibition by Liliane Karnouk explores the stories of Icarus, Narcissus, Persephone, and Artemis, returning to her roots as a classically trained painter while finding major relevancies to the world we live in now. Proof of vaccination is required upon entry to the TCC (27 March-15 April). 



KM 28, Cairo-Alexandria Desert Road, Abu Rawash, Giza, Tel 01000773860

“Fades Away”, solo exhibition by artist Walid Taher 

(12 March-9 April). 




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

Ground Floor

Merry go Round”, paintings by Aya Mostafa (16 March- 5 April).   First Floor

“With Love”, sculptures by Nevine Farghaly (16 March- 5 April).   



Zamalek Art gallery

11 Brazil St, Zamalek, Tel 02 2735 1240

Venue I

Exhibition of painted sketches by Farghali Abdel-Hafiz 

(20 March-10 April). 

Venue II

“Belonging” sculpted artworks by Yasmine El-Hazek

 (20 March-10 April). 






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.



French Cultural Institute 

30 Al Nabi Danial St, Mahatet Misr, Alexandria, Tel 03 3913435/3918952

“Memories”, exhibition is an urban walk through the memories of the inhabitants, let yourself be told and recount the memories of a neighborhood as you have never visited it. An interactive multimedia production that retraces the habitat and memories created by two young artists, Samar Baiomy and Mohamed Tarek.

Come and discover through virtual reality a space in full evolution where the inhabitants tell what they know, their habits, the feelings, the thoughts, the memories, the regrets and finally the expectations 

(13-24 March).

*A version of this article appears in print in the 17 March, 2022 edition of Al-Ahram Weekly.

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