Don’t miss the Russian Cultural Centre’s caricature exhibition on Gamal Abdel-Nasser

Reham El-Adawi , Tuesday 25 Jul 2023

Russian Cultural Centre
A caricature by Bahgat Osman on show at the Russian Cultural Centre A portrait of Nasser by Georges Bahgory




Extension of Sheikh Zayed District, Giza, Tel 0122 237 9077

“Medieval Cairo” photography exhibition by Nihal Tamraz

(9 July-15 August). 



Cairo Opera Complex

Gezira Exhibition Grounds, Zamalek

Music Library (Ziad Bakir) gallery

“International Brush with Arab Hands” fifth forum features 75 artists from Egypt, Saudi Arabia, Sudan and Jordan showcasing oil, acrylic, pencil and charcoal paintings (closing 31 July). 



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).)


Al-Hanager Arts Centre

Cairo Opera Complex, Gezira Exhibition Grounds, Zamalek, Tel 

Tel 02 2735 6861

Adam Henein Hall

Art exhibition by Magdy Khodeir (25-30 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.



Mashrabia Gallery of Contemporary Art

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

“Something Old, Something New, Something Borrowed, Something Blue” group multifaceted show features an eclectic collection of over 25 of Egypt’s contemporary artists including among others Essam Alaa, Amre Heiba, Adel-El-Siwi, Xavier Puigmarti, Ahmed Lesi, Marco Magrini, Fadwa Ramadan, Hany El-Sayed. Some of the works were created decades ago, some were created yesterday, and some were borrowed from private collections (closing 27 July).




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

Hall I & Hall II

The gallery's annual Summer group exhibition showcases artworks by late and contemporary artists such as Tahia Halim, Samir Rafea, Omar El-Nagdy, Abdel Aaal Hassan, Effat Hosny, Ahmed Osama, Gamal Meleka, Adel-El-Siwi, George Bahgory, Adel Tharwat, Fayza Mahmoud, Tarek El-Komy, and Nermine Hakim (3 July - 16 August). 



Russian Cultural Centre

127 Tahrir St, Dokki Metro Station, Giza, Tel 02 3760 6371

“Nasser, the Lover of Millions” caricature exhibition is the result of an international competition organised by Nefertiti blog on the 71st anniversary of the 23 July Revolution and its leader, late president Gamal Abdel-Nasser. More than 150 painters from 50 countries participated in the competition. The exhibition includes more than 100 caricature portraits of the late president, created by a group of the most important and famous Egyptian, Arab and foreign cartoonists (closing 31 July).



Tahrir Cultural Centre (TCC)

AUC’s Tahrir Campus, Al-Sheikh Rihan St, off Tahrir Square, Tel 02 2615 2694/01280009077

Multiple galleries across AUC Tahrir Square 

“Properties of Space: Cairo’s Contemporary Art Scene” a series of art exhibitions and a panel discussion in collaboration with the School of Continuing Education. This unique event will feature thought-provoking artwork from emerging and established artists, as well as engaging discussions with experts in the field.

Margot Veillon Gallery

“PUMP” art exhibition features artists Amina Yahia, Osama Ehab, Dalila Hassanein, Abdoul, Aya Gamil and Mariam Soliman, curated by Egyptian visual artist Hany Rashed 

(24 July - 14 August).
Future and Legacy Galleries, AUC Tahrir Square
“History Leads To Twisted Mountains II” shoe features Malak Helmy, Heba Farid, Mohamed El Masry and Samy Elias,
curated by curator and founding director of ARD Art Institution, Hana El-Beblawy (24 July - 14 August).
Marriott Room
“Next” exhibition is organized and curated by artist Kevin Krapf
(24 July - 14 August). 




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

UBUNTU Revisited - 7th edition”, showcasing an eclectic selection of artworks by over 90 different artists. All artworks are available for immediate purchase. Featuring works by Ahmed El- Badawi, Amgad El-Tohamy, Aya Mostafa, Bassam Nafadi, Dina Abdel-Nabi, Doaa Fakher, Jonathan Rashad, Khaled Serag, Khaled Zaki, Malak Kabbani, Mahmoud Talaat, Mohamed Khedr, Natasha Yonan, Nevine Farghaly, Omar Gabr, Raymond Khalifa, Rawda Nour, and many more

(13 July-12 August). 



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 27 July, 2023 edition of Al-Ahram Weekly

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