​Don’t miss Black Moon exhibition at Mashrabia gallery

Reham El-Adawi , Tuesday 23 May 2023

Hala Abu-Shady, Hook,  collage artwork
Hala Abu-Shady, Hook, collage artwork


American University in Cairo

New Cairo Campus

Sharjah Art Gallery

“Graphic Design Senior Show” the Graphic Design programme presents the senior graduation show (closing 30 May). 




25 Orabi St, off Port Said, Maadi, Tel 010 19222220

“Somewhere in Time, We Moved On”, group art exhibition by Alaa Abdel-Rahman, Mariam Soliman, and Rana Samir 

(19 May-2 June). 



Cairo Opera Complex

Gezira Exhibition Grounds, Zamalek

Salah Taher gallery

Tel 02 2739 0132/0144

Exhibition of oil painting by Gihan El-Sabban (27 May- 1 June).  

Music Library (Ziad Bakir) gallery

Exhibition of textiles by Marwa Abdel-Rahman (27 May- 1 June).  




4 Amrika Al-Latiniya St, Garden City, Tel 02 2796 2881/ 2794 7951

“Egyptian Features” paintings by Adham Lotfy (20 May-5 June).



Garden of Art 

El-Sheikh Zayed, Rabwa Mall, ground floor, entrance from Rabwa compound gate 3, Tel 01200 407771

“Big Frames, Small Frames” collective show of 46 sculptures and painting by Mustafa El-Fiki, Sayed Saad Eldein, Hassan Abdel-Fatah, Mohsen Attia, Mohamed Ghanem, Eman Hakim, Hana Helmy, Laila Hassan, Mohamed Ellban, and many more 

(20 May-1 October). 


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.




Italian Cultural Institute

3 El-Sheikh El Marsafy St, Zamalek, Tel 02 2735 5423/2735 8791

“Art Equals Life” exhibition of graphics, photography, printing textiles and self-portraits by visual artists: Hisham Al-Taweel, Ghada Shoeb,

Shehta Hosni, and Hala Mahmoud Abdel-Aziz (closing 31 May).




Mashrabia Gallery of Contemporary Art

15 Mahmoud Bassiouny St, Downtown, Cairo, Tel 02 2578 4494, open daily from 11am to 8pm except Fridays

“Black Moon” exhibition of drawing inspired by ancient theories by Hala Abu-Shady, who carefully accumulated a collection of images depicting war and peace, illness and health, and rises and falls. Abu-Shady’s beliefs inspired a series of artworks comprising photo collage, photo montage, photography, drawings, paintings, and a video artwork as well that is strongly connected to the black moon mythology (7 May - 8 June). 




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

“Dermis Crust” exhibition of painting by Gamal El-Kheshen 

(closing 1 June). 




20 Baron Empain St, Villa 20 Nazih Khalifa, El Korba, Heliopolis

“Generations of Heliopolitan Artists” group exhibition by the likes of Adel Sabet, Ashraf Reda, Lina Amin, Heba Fekry, Ezmeralda, Randa Fouad, Nagwa Mahdy and many more 

(closing 25 May, opening daily from 11noon to 9pm). 




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

Hall I

“Extent” sculptures exhibition by Nashaat Al-Alousi 

(23 May- 16 June).

Hall II

Exhibition of paintings by Mohamed El-Ganoubi 

(23 May- 16 June).




The President Hotel

22 Taha Hussein St, Zamalek

“Glints of Egypt” a group photography exhibition in a new chapter of Mashrabia Gallery of Contemporary Art long-standing collaboration with The President Hotel. The show unveils a new gaze onto Egypt through revisited images of Islamic Cairo, shots of the vivid Nubian desert, and re-imagined walls of the metropole inhabited by graffitis of golden era of movie stars (closing 30 May). 




13 Brazil St, 1st Floor, Zamalek, Tel 0111294 7336

“The Beginning” exhibition of painting by Safia El-Qabbani 

(14-28 May). 



Takiyyat Musafir

Passage No 29, 27 El-Darb El-Ahmar St, Old Cairo, Tel 01096120956

Takiyyat Musafir’s annual handicrafts exhibition (2 June, 1pm). 



Yassin art gallery

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

“City Art” a group exhibition of 50 aquarelle paintings by the likes of Yasser Geassa, Nada Hafez, Heba Nabih, Fatemah Hassan, Rania Zakariya, and Hend Hegazy (closing 25 May).




Zamalek Art gallery

11 Brazil St, Zamalek, Tel 02 2735 1240

“The Sea of Silver” painting exhibition by Adel Mustafa 

(closing 31 May). 





Bibliotheca Alexandrina

Port Said St, 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 25 May, 2023 edition of Al-Ahram Weekly

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