​Don’t miss Fady Francis’s miniature sculptures on show at Salah Taher gallery

Reham El-Adawi , Tuesday 6 Jun 2023

Miniature sculpture of singer Umm Kolthoum by Fady Francis
Miniature sculpture of singer Umm Kolthoum by Fady Francis


Art Corner

12 Sayed Al-Bakri St, from Brazil St, Zamalek, Tel 0122 2760212

“My Days” exhibition of paintings and caricature by Ahmed Badawy (8-22 June). 



Cairo Opera Complex

Gezira Exhibition Grounds, Zamalek

Salah Taher gallery 

Tel 02 2739 0132/0144

Artist Fady Francis is showcasing 30 miniature sculptures depicting 30 of the most influential figures from all over the world such as Umm Kolthoum, Naguib Mahfouz, Russian playwright Anton Chekhov, Chinese philosopher Confucius (closing10 June).    

Music Library (Ziad Bakir) galley

Exhibition of oil painting by Hanaa Galal (closing 10 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). 


Goethe Institute

5 El-Bustan Street, Downtown, Tel 02 2575 9877/ 219/ 01288711134 

Takhshena gallery 

“Is that really you? Maybe” exhibition by Nadia Mounir 

(21 May-23 July).  



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.



Karmat Ibn Hanaa Centre (Ahmed Shawki Museum)

6 Ahmed Shawki St, off Murad St, Corniche Al-Nil, Giza, Tel 02 35707960

“Tokyo Before/After” traveling photography exhibition presents a selection of around 80 works, featuring works by photographers who took photographs of Tokyo between 1930-1940 as well as photographs taken after 2010 (7 June- 5 July).




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 (closing 8 June). 

“Something Old, Something New, Something Borrowed, Something Blue” is a group multifaceted show that features an eclectic collection of over 25 of Egypt’s contemporary artists. Some of the works were created decades ago, some were created yesterday, and some were borrowed from private collections. As for the blue, it guides us to the end of a season and ushers a new one (7 June- 27 July).  







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

“Sheets and Covers” exhibition of paintings by Mohamed El-Ganoubi 

(23 May- 16 June).




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

Ground Floor

Miniature exhibition showcases a selection of pieces by 40+ young artists (30 May- 20 June). 

First Floor

What Shall We Do With This Moment That We Are In” painting exhibition by Nada Mobarak (30 May- 20 June).



Yassin art gallery

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

“Different Space - Second Edition” exhibition features more than 50 artists and more than 60 artworks (6 June -15 August). 





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 8 June, 2023 edition of Al-Ahram Weekly

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