Fatema Abodoma's exhibition at Arcade gallery is not to be missed

Reham El-Adawi , Tuesday 12 Mar 2024

Fatema Abodoma s painting on show at Arcade gallery
Fatema Abodoma s painting on show at Arcade gallery



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

“Pseudohistory” exhibition of painting by Fatema Abodoma 

(closing 18 March).  



American University in Cairo 

New Cairo Campus, Abdul Latif Jameel Hall, Plaza Level, Tel 02 2615 3318

The Photographic Gallery

“Egypt Press Photo” annual exhibition of distinctive photojournalism for the year 2023. Egypt Press Photo is a renowned annual competition of national photojournalism organized by the Syndicate of Journalists and run by the Photojournalists Collective, in its 18th edition this year. The Photographic Gallery has curated an exhibition from the general competition entries with a special emphasis on photo stories and single press shots. Unlike the previous edition, some of the selected works have not won awards in the competition, yet represent the issues that have dominated the news in Egypt in 2023, including the war in Gaza, displaced refugees, demolitions in Historic Cairo, power outages, and on a more positive note, stories of personal achievements, tourism and sports. The news photography is complemented by a selection of distinctive photography from the daily life category of the competition. The exhibition showcases the quality of local professional photojournalists as well as amateur photographers throughout the year 2023 across Egypt 

(closing 14 March).




Arkan Plaza, Extension of Sheikh Zayed District, Giza, F3, Second Floor, Tel 010 66860098/010 66500748

"Bursts of Inspiration" exhibition features textiles made by the tentmakers of Cairo (8 March- 8 April). 




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

“Ramadaniat” the annual group exhibition of Ramadan by the likes of Adham Lotfy, Galal El-Husseiny, Salwa Roushdy, Ammar Shiha, Gamal Mahmoud, Lina Amin, Wagih Yassa, the late Mohamed El-Tarawi, Ahmed Badawi and many more 

(9 March - 7 April). 




Al Rabwa Mall, Al Rabwa Compound, Gate 3, Al-Sheikh Zayed, Tel 01555067305/01223125441

Ramadan working hours from 12pm-3pm and from 9pm-2pm, except Fridays

A retrospective exhibition by artist Prof. Abdel-Ghaffar Shedid

(6 March- 6 April). 




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

“Changing Lives” a collective charity exhibition 

(11 March - 9 April). 



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.




Villa 14, El Atteba St, Dokki, 01006018726/ 01010645106

A Multifaceted Art Exhibition during Ramadan"

During the sacred month of Ramadan, the gallery holds a exhibition offering a grand display of diverse artistic expressions. This large-scale art exhibition serves as a gathering point for various schools of visual art and a showcase for a wide array of handicrafts, celebrating creativity and cultural heritage under one roof.

Artists from different backgrounds converge to present their unique perspectives, creating an immersive experience for visitors during the holy month. The exhibition showcases a captivating fusion of traditional and contemporary art forms. From intricate calligraphy to vibrant paintings, the Gallery of Touches invites guests on a journey through the vibrant tapestry of human creativity 

(20 March-1 April).




Mashrabia Gallery of Contemporary Art

15 Mahmoud Bassiouny St, Downtown, Cairo, Tel 02 2578 4494,   

open daily from 11am to 8pm except Fridays

“In the Desert Garden” first solo exhibition by Ahmed Yasser 

(25 February-27 March). 



Al Mashhad

23 b Ismail Mohamed St, off Abu El-Feda, Zamalek, 01211100727

The opening ceremony of the city's new artistic hub presents a unique group show by a bevy of iconic artists such as the late sculptor Adam Henein, and the contemporaries Farouk Hosny, Essam Darwish, Hassan Kamel, Reda Abdel-Rahman, Abdel-Aziz Saab, Sabry Mansour, Tarek El-Sheikh, Hany Faisal, Wael Darwish, Gihan Soliman, Khaled Hafez and many more (6 March - 6 May).   



The Nox

 Plot 341 to 345, Markaz El-Madina, N Teseen St, New Cairo 1, Cairo Governorate

“Ramadan Collection” a group exhibition by Cordoba gallery showcases artworks by an array of artists such as Abdel-Aal, Ahmed Selim, Ammar Shiha, Fayrouz Samir, Mai Heshmat, Mostafa Hosny, Miriam Hathout, Rania El-Hakim, and 

Taher Abdel-Azim (2 March- 10 April).  




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

Hall I & II

“A Flow State” exhibition of painting by Dina Targam 

(closing 15 March).

“Long Live Love” exhibition of painting by the prominent artist 

Helmy El-Touni (closing 15 March). 




District 5, Marakez, Cairo Sokhna Road, before Master Express Gas Station, entrance from Gate 3, weekdays (Sun-Thurs), 10am-6pm, Tel 01000773860

The 7th edition of "Solos in Parallel" exhibition showcases the works of the iconic artists Britt Boutros Ghali and Helmy El-Tony and aims to take you on a journey between two contrasting worlds at the same time (16 February- 9 April).




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 14 March, 2024 edition of Al-Ahram Weekly

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