Cairo Opera Complex
Gezira Exhibition Grounds, Zamalek
Salah Taher gallery
Tel 02 2739 0132/0144
“From the Shadow” acrylic, aquarelle and collage paintings by Khaled Abdel-Ghaffar (22-28 January).
Exhibition by Walid El-Sakka (31 January- 6 February).
Music Library (Ziad Bakir) gallery
“Escaping to the Studio” exhibition of oil and acrylic paintings depicting Egypt’s landscapes by Fatema Ammer and Abla Ammer
Exhibition by Nasr Abdel-Gaber (31 January- 6 February).
Palace of Arts
“Art… The Future Horizons” the 33rd Youth Salon exhibition
(27 December - 31 January).
24 Hassan Assem St, off Brazil, Zamalek, Tel 0100 1115433
“Female Beauty”, exhibition of paintings by Emad Abdel-Wahab
(22 January-22 February).
Gezira Arts Centre
1 Al-Sheikh Al-Marsafi St, Zamalek, Tel 02 2737 3298
A retrospective exhibition of Nabil Rashed
(25 January-5 February).
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.
80 Mohieddin Abul Ezz St, infront of the Shooting Club Gate 3, Dokki, Tel 02 3335 7507
“The Tree of Our Love” painting exhibition by Abdel-Wahab Hawam
(closing 28 January).
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
“Zad Alkhayal”, photography exhibition by Abdel-Hakim Mostafa
(15 January- 2 February).
Villa 20 Nazih Khalifa, El Korba, Heliopolis, all week including Fridays 12-8pm
“Take Care of Zozo”, a thrilling group exhibition by 50 artists, where each depicts late cinema star Souad Hosny through his own vision (closing 31 January).
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
“Al-Fustat’s Son” exhibition of pottery by Mohamed Mandour
(13 January- 4 February).
“Cairo’s People II” exhibition of caricature paintings by Amr Fahmy
(13 January- 4 February).
13 Brazil St, 1st Floor, Zamalek, Tel 0111294 7336
Exhibition of sculptures by Mohamed Farouk (closing 26 January).
20 Hassan Sabry St, (entrance from Ibn Zinki St), Zamalek, Tel 0100 2792223
Ground Floor “Ancient Egypt” exhibition of paintings by Sherif Abdel-Badie
(18 January- 7 February). First Floor
“Once Again” exhibition of paintings by Mohamed Khedr (18 January- 7 February).
Yassin art gallery
159, 26th July St, Behind Diwan Bookstore, Zamalek, Tel 01271170035
“Continuous” show of paintings by Tarek El-Sheikh
(closing 26 January).
“The Circle” exhibition of paintings by Ahmed Ragab Sake
(31 January-16 February).
F8, Strip Mall-Sodic, Waslet Dahshour Road, Beverly Hills, Sheikh Zayed, 6th of October, Tel 02 38863961/0111 2304440
“Body and Soul” duet exhibition of painting by artist Ayman Taher and his father late pioneer artist Salah Taher (closing 31 January).
Chatby, Alexandria 21526, Tel (03) 4839999
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
“A Glitch in the View” exhibition by Meram Adly presents a series of paintings highlighting the city of Alexandria in its diversity, complexity and urbanity. The architecture, the people, each object drawn by the artist will meet the gaze of the visitor by tickling his memory and awakening his old memories (19-28 January).
*A version of this article appears in print in the 26 January, 2023 edition of Al-Ahram Weekly.