Access art space
10 El-Nabarawy St-Mahmoud Bassiouny St, Downtown, Cairo, Tel 012 73714371/ 012 27981899
“Becoming Vintage”, art series by Lina Osama
(closing 5 September).
Cairo Opera Complex
Gezira Exhibition Grounds, Zamalek
Salah Taher gallery
Tel 02 2739 0132/0144
Photography exhibition of photos by late cinematographer Ramses Marzouq (8-12 September).
Music Library (Ziad Bakir) gallery
Group exhibition of paintings by the Faculty of Arts students
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.
Mahmoud Mokhtar Culture Centre
5 Tahrir St, beside Cairo Sporting Club, Tel 02 2735 1123
Exhibition of paintings by Omaima El-Sisi (9-19 September).
Mashrabia Gallery of Contemporary Art
15 Mahmoud Bassiouny St, Qasr Al-Nile, Downtown, First Floor, Tel 02 25750353 / 0100 1704554
“A Man in All His States”, the gallery starts off the new season with the young self-taught artist Essam Alaa, for the very first time.
Alaa’s body of works tackles many philosophical concepts such as existence, desire, solitude, death, calmness, and love
(19 September - 14 October).
Naguib Mahfouz Museum
Tekkeyet Mohamed Bek Abul-Dahab, next to Al-Azhar Mosque, Al-Darb Al-Ahmar, Tel 0122 723 1573
“Naguib Mahfouz in the Eyes of Caricature” caricature exhibition will be inaugurated, on the occasion of the fifteenth anniversary of the death of the great Egyptian writer Naguib Mahfouz, in cooperation with the Egyptian Caricature Association. It includes 40 cartoons from different countries of the world (31 August - 9 September).
Diplo 3 Clubhouse, North Coast, now open everyday
The Summer Art Show 2021 Diplo edition brings artworks by your favorite Egyptian artists, such as Britt Boutros Ghali, Helmi El-Touni, Mohamed Rabie, Hesham Abdel-Moaaty, Amir Abdel Ghani, Ayyad Alnimer, Mohamed El-Sharkawy, Khadiga Abou Hussein, Mohamed El-Damarawy, and many more – all of which have adopted unique styles in their own right (continues until the end of summer).
20 Hassan Sabry St, (entrance from Ibn Zinki St), Zamalek, Tel 0100 2792223
“The Collector’s Eye VIII”, is an annual showcase of exceptional works coupling antique pieces of furniture, textiles and accessories with the gallery’s selection of modern and contemporary artworks.
The exhibition features selected works by Georges Bahgory, Sayed Saad Eldin, Ahmed Chiha, Vasilla Farid, Samir Fouad, Samir Rafi, Hassan Soliman, Margo Veillon, Seif Wanly and many more
(29 August-18 September).
Zamalek Art gallery
11 Brazil St, Zamalek, Tel 02 2735 1240
Venues I, II, III
“Life Companions”, exhibition of paintings by Mustafa Abdel-Moaty and Rabab Nemr (19 September- 11 October).
F8, Strip Mall-Sodic, Waslet Dahshour Road, Beverly Hills, Sheikh Zayed, 6th of October, Tel 01227009000/ 02 38863961/0111 2304440
“Summer Exhibition 2021” an uplifting collective exhibition and innovative display that art lovers would enjoy. It showcases sculptures and paintings by 11 prominent artists including Amy Abdel-Baky, Ayman Lotfy, Emad Ibrahim, Fathi Hassan, Hany El-Sayed, Hassan Kamel, Ibrahim El-Tanbouli, Mohamed Sabry, and Sameh Ismail
(continues until the end of September).
Chatby, Alexandria 21526, Tel (03) 4839999
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 2 September, 2021 edition of Al-Ahram Weekly