Galal Gomaa’s exhibition of sculptures at Picasso East gallery is not to be missed

Reham El-Adawi , Tuesday 21 Nov 2023

Galal Gomaa s sculpture on show at Picasso gallery
Galal Gomaa s sculpture on show at Picasso gallery


Cairo Opera Complex

Gezira Exhibition Grounds, Zamalek

Music Library (Ziad Bakir) gallery

“Inspired by El-Haggar” exhibition of painting by Mona Sheiaar inspired by the songs of super star singer Ali El-Haggar 

(18-25 November).  




Villa CLEG 118 Diplomatic district, El-Sheikh Zayed, Tel 0101 2705242

“Colours Narratives” an exhilarating exhibition showcasing the captivating works of three extraordinary artists: Fatima El-Shiati, Hesham Abdel-Moaty and Islam El Nagdi (17- 28 November). 



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

“El Wadi (the valley)” exhibition of bronze, stone, wood and etamine sculptures by Maged Mekhail (closing 21 December).  



Mashrabia Gallery of Contemporary Art

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

“Jaleesa Van Beek 0112223” exhibition showcasing the work of artist and designer Ja.lizah, the exhibition chronicles the Dutch-Jamaican artist’s self-reinvention journey with her wearable artifacts on display alongside her sound-and-film dreamscapes.
Taking visual inspiration from both Egypt and South Africa, the artefacts are a culmination of Jalizah’s personal journey over the last few years which has brought her to both countries. The exhibition will be open to visitors every day from 2pm to 9pm 

(26-30 November). 




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

Hall I &Hall II

Exhibition of paintings by Nazir Tanbouli (12-30 November).


Picasso East

Villa No 39 Al Narges 35th settlement, 90's St, in front of Lake View Compound, New Cairo, Tel 0122 0000035  

“Thirty Years of Art” exhibition of sculptures by Galal Gomaa 

(11 November-1 December). 

“Mother of the World” exhibition of paintings by Taher Abdel-Azeem (11 November-1 December).  



Salaheddin Citadel

Salah Salem Rd, Mokattam, Cairo, Tel 02 2512 1735

“Something Else III” is an exceptional artistic celebration, under the auspices of the Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities and the Egypt Tourism Authority, where the vast historic Saladin Citadel is decorated for the first time for a whole month to display the latest contemporary works of art, including drawing, photography, sculpture, by more than 150 local and international artists, where history meets modernity in one place. The third edition entitled “What Then?” is envisioned by Darb 1718, and Citadel Asset Management Company and also offers art performances, films, music, diverse workshops, street art, talks and lectures by local as well as international artists and art connoisseurs taking place in many different art and cultural spaces in Cairo. The event aims to attract international attention to Egypt as a vibrant art producer within the regional and international art scene. Curators will be led by Simon Njami. The exhibits will include the sustainability and the climate crisis as thematic areas to explore

(24 November- 23 December).




KM 28, Cairo-Alexandria Desert Road, Abu Rawash, Giza, Tel 01000773860

“Unbound Harmony: Freedom in Three Voice”, a group exhibition by Hassan Abdel-Ghany, Lina Mowafy, and Mohamed El- Sharkawy (11-30 November). 



Yassin art gallery

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

“Grass Is Not Always Greener ON The Other Side” exhibition of painting by Hakeem Aboukila (21 November -7 December). 



Zamalek Art gallery

11 Brazil St, Zamalek, Tel 02 2735 1240

Venue I

“Conquest of Heaven” exhibition of painting by Mohamed Sabry (26 November - 17 December).  

Venue II

“Sacred II” exhibition of painting by Yasmine El-Hazek 





Bibliotheca Alexandrina

Port Said St, Chatby, Alexandria 21526, Tel (03) 4839999 

Main Lobby

“The Diversity of Wildlife in Ibero-America” photographic exhibition is held on the occasion of the third Ibero-American Week in Alexandria. This exhibition aims to promote cultural exchange and cooperation between the Alexandrian public and the Ibero-American countries. This year, 13 Ibero-American countries participate in the exhibition: Bolivia, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, Dominican Republic, Guatemala, Mexico, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, Portugal, Spain, and Uruguay (19-29 November).

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 23 November, 2023 edition of Al-Ahram Weekly

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