Don’t miss two thrilling sculpture exhibitions at Picasso and Zamalek art galleries

Reham El-Adawi , Tuesday 3 Jan 2023

A sculptures on show
A sculpture by Mahmoud El-Dewehy on show at Picasso gallery and Sculpture by Sam Shendi on show at Zamalek art gallery


Cairo Opera Complex

Gezira Exhibition Grounds, Zamalek

Salah Taher gallery

Tel 02 2739 0132/0144

Oil paintings by Ahmed Fathy (5-11 January).

Oil paintings by Hoda El-Qouny (14-19 January). 

Music Library (Ziad Bakir) gallery

Oil paintings by Gihan Rabie (5-11 January).

Oil paintings by Asaad Ghattas (14-19 January).

Palace of Arts

“Art… The Future Horizons” the 33rd Youth Salon 

(27 December-31 January). 



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

10 Mahmoud Bassiouny St, Qasr Al-Nile, Downtown, 6th floor, Tel 02 25750353 /0100 1704554

“My Favorite Things 7” group exhibition started in 2016 as a small group exhibition, showing the artworks of 3 chosen women artists; featured by Mashrabia as the revelation of the season. In due course, “My Favorite Things” became an inclusive annual exhibition promoting and supporting up and coming women artists in Egypt. Its main aim is to guarantee for women to have a permanent and safe space, for exposure and free expression, maintaining a high artistic quality based on originality and innovative thought. This year’s selection includes around 20 female artists, most of them participating for the first time. Their contributions give the viewer a refreshing idea about what is contemporary art now in Egypt (15 January - 20 February). 




4A Ibn Zankai St, from Hassan Sabri, Zamalek, Tel 02 2735 0604

“City Nights” painting exhibition by Mohamed Abla 

(closing 12 January). 



President Hotel

22 Taha Hussein St, Zamalek

“Do You abstract?” group exhibition is organized by Mashrabia gallery, hosted by The President Hotel. Held in the charming lobby of President Hotel, this exhibition encompasses a variety of paintings, drawings and sculptures revealing the vitality of the contemporary Egyptian abstraction (29 December- 1 February). 




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

Hall I

“Selections 1996-2022” exhibition of paintings by Sabry Mansour 

(closing 11 January). 

Hall II 

“Entity” exhibition of sculpture by Mahmoud El-Dewehy 

(closing 11 January).


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

Ground Floor

“A Place of Truth” exhibition of paintings by Mina Milad

(closing 10 January). 

First Floor

“Deep in the Roots” exhibition of paintings by Muaataz El-Imam

(closing 10 January).



Yassin art gallery

159, 26th July St, Behind Diwan Bookstore, Zamalek, Tel 01271170035

“Continuous” paintings show by Tarek El-Sheikh (10-26 January).



Zamalek Art gallery

11 Brazil St, Zamalek, Tel 02 2735 1240

Venue I

“Whirling Times” exhibition of paintings by Emad Ibrahim 

(closing 9 January). 

Venue II

“Identity” exhibition of sculptures by Sam Shendi 

(closing 9 January). 




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 5 January, 2023 edition of Al-Ahram Weekly

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