Don’t miss the exhibition at the new Yassin Art Gallery in Zamalek – Exhibitions – Al-Ahram Weekly


Amir Taz Palace

27 Al-Syoufiya St., near Al-Saliba St., Al-Khalifa District, Tel. 02 2514 2581

A group exhibition of paintings by the Fourteenth Luxor International Painting Forum, organized by the Cultural Development Fund Sector, in cooperation with the Governorate of Luxor. The exhibition presents 46 paintings produced during the last session of the forum, which ended on December 19, 2021. The participating artists among many others are: Milka Vojevic (Serbia), Vasilis Galanis (Greece), Miguel Pomer (Colombia), Sobeih Kalash (Iraq), Awad Abu Salah (Sudan), Kamal Abu Halawa (Jordan), with Ahmed Sonbol, Hossam Saqr, Doaa Hatem, Rania Fouad, Fares Ahmed, Karim Helmy, Maher Gerguis, Mohammad Banawiand Mohammad Orabi of Egypt (July 17 – August 31).

Cairo Opera Complex

Gezira Exhibition Center, Zamalek

Salah Taher Gallery

Tel 02 2739 0132/0144

Art workshops for children from 7 to 17 years old. The workshops offer courses in different artistic fields such as drawing, painting, ceramics, calligraphy and photography (closed on August 16).

Exhibition by the artist Ehab Kashkosha (August 21-25).

Italian-Egyptian Restoration and Antiquities Center (CIERA)

31 Al Suyuffeya St, Al Helmeya, Cairo, visitors are welcomed by appointment so contact the manager Mr Salah Ramadan 0100 8716067

Architectural complex of the Dervish Mevlevi “Samaa Khana, Restorations and Restorers” permanent exhibition of the activities of the work/training sites for the restoration and recovery of monuments. Visitors are welcomed during the opening hours determined by the Ministry of Antiquities.

Mahmoud Mokhtar Cultural Center

5 Tahrir St, next to Cairo Sporting Club, Tel 02 2735 1123

Isis room & Nahdat Misr Hall

The Second Cairo International Biennale of Children’s Arts

(closed August 18).

Hotel President

22 Taha Hussein St., Zamalek

A unique show of Marwa Saad and pop artist Ahmed Lesi, two young artists from Cairo. The exhibition includes a selection of colorful paintings from their most recent solo exhibitions

(every day from June 20 to September 20).

Yassine Art Gallery

159, 26e July St, behind Diwan Bookstore, Zamalek, tel. 01271170035

“Different Space” is the gallery’s first inaugural group exhibition featuring paintings and sculptures by 45 artists such as Abdel Aziz Saab, Abdel-Mageed Ismail, Abdou Barmawi, Adel Tharwat, Ahmed Barkat, Ahmad Farid, Ahmed Ragab Sakr, Anas El Alousi, Asmaa El-Dessouki, Emad Abdel Wahab, Fadwa Ramadan, Fathi Hassan, Haitham Abdel Hafiz, Hakim Abu Kaila, Hanfi Mahmoud, Hani El Hossainy, Hani Rizk, Ibrahim El-Tanbouli, Isaac Daniel, Maher Daoud, Mahmoud Hamed, Mahmoud Khaled, mohamed bannawy, Mohamed El Fayoumi, Sarkis Tossonian, Shaker Edressi, Suzi Arafa, Tamer Ragab, Tarek El-Sheikh, Wael Darwish, Naive Walid, Zahed Taj Eldine

(August 8 – September 7).

Zamalek Art Gallery

11 Brazil St, Zamalek, Tel 02 2735 1240

The collective summer exhibition “Masterpieces XVI” is presented by the gallery for the twenty-one consecutive year. It presents an exclusive collection of drawings, paintings and sculptures for its most eminent artists. Although everyone has their own style and character, all artists in the gallery are similar in their originality and love for the arts. This annual presentation of the best Egyptian artists gives viewers the opportunity to keep abreast of Cairo’s modern and contemporary art scene and further enrich their summer with a panorama of exquisite works of art. Participating artists: Mahmoud Mokhtar, Abdel-Rahman El-Nachar, Gazbia Sirry, Farghali Abdel Hafez, Rabab Nemr, Gamal Abdel Nasser, Khaled Sorour, Georges Fikry, Mohamed El Fayoumi, Nathan Dos, Hassan Kamel, Kamal El Fekiand many more (June 1 – August 31).


F8, Strip Mall-Sodic, Waslet Dahshour Road, Beverly Hills, Sheikh Zayed, 6e of October, Tel 02 38863961/0111 2304440

“The Summer Group Exhibition” features works by Mohammad Sabri, Ibrahim El-Tanbouly, Shaaban El-Hosseiny, Emad Ibrahim, Sameh Ismail, Hany El Sayed, Sameh Ismail, Amy Abdel Baky, Reem Gamal Abdel-Nasserand Nada Gamal Abdel-Nasser

(May 23-September 15).


Alexandrina Library

Chatby, Alexandria 21526, Tel (03) 4839999

Archaeological Museum

A permanent exhibition on the results of the Archaeological Mission of the University of Turin to Nelson Island.

*A version of this article appeared in the August 11, 2022 edition of Al-Ahram Weekly.

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