​Mohamed Abdel-Monsef’s exhibition of paintings at Wahba gallery is a must see

Reham El-Adawi , Tuesday 7 Feb 2023

Painting by Mohamed Abdel-Monsef on display at Wahba
Painting by Mohamed Abdel-Monsef on display at Wahba


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“The Legend”, a photo exhibition honors the memory of legendary photographer Farouk Ibrahim, organized by Photopia as part of the 3rd edition of the Cairo Photo Week, unveiling exclusive photos to be displayed for the very first time (9-18 February). 



Cairo Opera Complex

Gezira Exhibition Grounds, Zamalek

Salah Taher gallery

Tel 02 2739 0132/0144

Exhibition of oil paintings by artists with special abilities 

(9-14 February). 

Music Library (Ziad Bakir) gallery

Miscellaneous exhibition (9-14 February). 




3A, Degla St, off Furat St, Mohandessein, Tel 01111 665868

“The Fall of Adam” exhibition of paintings by Asmaa Khoury marks the 20th anniversary of Cordoba gallery (8-28 February).  




24 Hassan Assem St, off Brazil, Zamalek, Tel 0100 1115433

“Female Beauty”, exhibition of paintings by Emad Abdel-Wahab

(22 January-22 February). 




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

A retrospective exhibition by artist Abdel-Ghaffar Shedid

(29 January- 2 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

“Memory Flow” exhibition of paintings by Mustafa El-Husseiny

(7 February-9 March). 


Mashrabia Gallery of Contemporary Art

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

“My Favorite Things 7” is an inclusive annual group 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). 



National Museum of Egyptian Civilization 
Virtual exhibition “Experiencing Heritage – A Digital Bridge between Egypt and Italy”, an immersive experience on Italian and Egyptian cultural heritage, combining three different digitization models (360° digitization - 2D digital animation - 3D interactive virtual reality), aiming to enhance and promote the importance of Italy’s cultural heritage, through an unprecedented virtual journey that allows viewers to visit some of the most prestigious cultural sites in Italy and Egypt
(14- 27 February)




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

Hall I

Exhibition of press illustrations and other works by Attyat Sayed 

(7-27 February).  

Hall II 

Painting exhibition by El-Dessouki Fahmy (7-27 February).  




34 Yehia Ibrahim St, Zamalek, Tel 0100 2269547
Stories from the Memory” exhibition of paintings by Mohamed Abdel-Monsef (closing10 February).



Yassin art gallery

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

“The Circle” exhibition of paintings by Ahmed Ragab Sake 

(31 January-16 February). 



Zamalek Art gallery

11 Brazil St, Zamalek, Tel 02 2735 1240

“Cosmos Flower” is an exhibition of paintings by Carelle Homsy calling for the return to nature and to its celebration, as well as a restoration of its balance and harmony, accommodating all living things equally; whether plant, animal or human (closing 26 February).  






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 9 February, 2023 edition of Al-Ahram Weekly


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