Amir Taz Palace
27 Al-Syoufiya St, off Al-Saliba St, Al-Khalifa District, Tel 02 2514 2581
A group exhibition of paintings produced by the fourteenth Luxor International Painting Forum, which is organized by the Cultural Development Fund Sector, in cooperation with Luxor governorate. The exhibition showcases 46 paintings produced in the forum's last session, which was concluded on 19 December 2021. Participating artists among many others are: Milka Vojevic (Serbia), Vasilis Galanis (Greece), Miguel Pomer (Colombia), Sobeih Kalash (Iraq), Awad Abu Salah (Sudan), Kamal Abu Halawa (Jordan), together with Ahmed Sonbol, Hossam Saqr, Doaa Hatem, Rania Fouad, Fares Ahmed, Karim Helmy, Maher Gerguis, Mohamed Banawi, and Mohamed Orabi from Egypt (17 July - 31 August).
Cairo Opera Complex
Gezira Exhibition Grounds, Zamalek
Salah Taher gallery
Tel 02 2739 0132/0144
Art workshops for children aging from 7 to 17 years old. The workshops offer classes in different art fields such as drawing, painting, ceramic, calligraphy, and photography (closing 16 August).
Exhibition by artist Ehab Kashkosha (21-25 August).
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.
Mahmoud Mokhtar Culture Centre
5 Tahrir St, beside Cairo Sporting Club, Tel 02 2735 1123
Isis Hall & Nahdat Misr Hall
The Second Cairo International Biennale of Children’s Arts
(closing 18 August).
22 Taha Hussein St, Zamalek
A unique show by Marwa Saad and pop artist Ahmed Lesi, two young Cairo-based artists. The exhibition encompasses a selection of colourful paintings coming from their most recent solo shows
(daily from 20 June - 20 September).
Yassin art gallery
159, 26th July St, Behind Diwan Bookstore, Zamalek, Tel 01271170035
“Different Space” is the gallery’s first opening collective exhibition showcasing paintings and sculptures by 45 artists such as Abdel-Aziz Saab, Abdel-Mageed Ismail, Abdou Barmawi, Adel Tharwat, Ahmed Barkat, Ahmed Farid, Ahmed Ragab Sakr, Anas El-Alousi, Asmaa El-Dessouki, Emad Abdel-Wahab, Fadwa Ramadan, Fathi Hassan, Haitham Abdel-Hafiz, Hakim Abou-Kaila, Hanfi Mahmoud, Hani El-Hossainy, Hani Rizk, Ibrahim El-Tanbouli, Issac Danial, Maher Dawoud, Mahmoud Hamed, Mahmoud Khaled, Mohamed Bannawy, Mohamed El-Fayoumi, Sarkis Tossoonian, Shaker Edressi, Suzi Arafa, Tamer Ragab, Tarek El-Sheikh, Wael Darwish, Walid Naif, Zahed Taj Eldeen
(8 August - 7 September).
Zamalek Art gallery
11 Brazil St, Zamalek, Tel 02 2735 1240
“Masterpieces XVI” Summer collective art exhibition is presented by the gallery for the twenty-one consecutive year. It showcases an exclusive collection of drawings, paintings and sculptures for its most prominent artists. Although each with their own unique style and character, all the gallery’s artists are alike in their originality and love for the arts. This annual showcasing of Egypt’s finest artists gives the viewers the opportunity to catch up on the modern and contemporary art scene in Cairo, and to further enrich their summer with a panorama of exquisite artworks. Participating artists: Mahmoud Mokhtar, Abdel-Rahman El-Nachar, Gazbia Sirry, Farghali Abdel-Hafez, Rabab Nemr, Gamal Abdel-Nasser, Khaled Sorour, George Fikry, Mohamed El-Fayoumi, Nathan Doss, Hassan Kamel, Kamal El-Feki, and many more (1 June - 31 August).
F8, Strip Mall-Sodic, Waslet Dahshour Road, Beverly Hills, Sheikh Zayed, 6th of October, Tel 02 38863961/0111 2304440
“The Summer Group Exhibition” features artworks by Mohamed Sabry, Ibrahim El-Tanbouly, Shaaban El-Hosseiny, Emad Ibrahim, Sameh Ismail, Hany El-Sayed, Sameh Ismail, Amy Abdel-Baky, Reem Gamal Abdel-Nasser, and Nada Gamal Abdel-Nasser
(23 May-15 September).
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 11 August, 2022 edition of Al-Ahram Weekly.