Forever is Now II exhibition at the Pyramids of Giza is on until 30 November

Reham El-Adawi , Tuesday 15 Nov 2022

El-Seed s installation at Forever is Now II exhibition
El-Seed s installation at Forever is Now II exhibition


Aisha Fahmy Palace

1 Aziz Abaza St, Zamalek, Tel 02 2735 8211

The Complex of Arts

AUC is partnering with the Ministry of Culture to hold an art exhibition in honor of the iconic Egyptian artist Gazbia Sirry (1925 - 2021) 

(23 October - 23 December). 




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

“+18”, paintings by Shahira Kamal (closing 17 November). 



Art Talks

8 El-Kamel Mohamed St, Zamalek, Tel 0100 3970141

“From Mokhtar to Gazbia”, the second edition of the exhibition

takes you on a journey into 20th century Egyptian modern art and features masterpieces by celebrated as well as forgotten artists.

Some of the works are instantly recognizable such as Mahmoud Mokhtar's stunning "On the Banks of the Nile" or the legendary "Ibn El-Balad" sculptures, while others will go on public display for the first time in decades (closing 17 November). 




Arkan Plaza, Building F3, Sheikh Zayed

“In the Presence of Memory” group exhibition of paintings by the likes of Alaa Abou Shahin, Ibrahim Alhassoun, Safaa Alset, and Waaed Qwayder (closing 26 November).



Cairo Opera Complex

Gezira Exhibition Grounds, Zamalek

Salah Taher gallery

Tel 02 2739 0132/0144

The Cairo International Film Festival exhibition (10-22 November). 

Music Library (Ziad Bakir) gallery

Oil paintings by Iman Ghanem (14-20 November).  



Gezira Arts Centre

1 Al-Sheikh Al-Marsafi St, Zamalek, Tel 02 2737 3298

Ahmed Sabri Hall

“Visual Spiritualities” paintings by Hamdy Abul-Maaty (16-30 November).  

Al-Hussein Fawzi Hall

“The Vase” sculptures by Hala El-Razzaz 

(16-30 November).  

Ragheb Ayad Hall

“Tales of Gemstones and Silver” jewellery exhibition by Nagwa Mahdy (16-30 November).  




Goethe Institute

5 El-Bustan Street, Downtown, Tel 02 2575 9877/ 219/ 01288711134 

Takhshena gallery 

“Memory of Place” is an exhibition that explores El Max Chalets area in Alexandria; narrating the relationship between places and human memory by going through the identity of a place, as well as, its history and features. Samar Baiomy and Mohamed Tarek produced a multidisciplinary project, including visual storytelling, writings and sounds, video, in addition to virtual reality technology, to fully document the spirit of the place in an experience like immersion in memories. 

The virtual reality developer, Ziad Feteha, will be operating the virtual experience at Takhshena gallery on the 15th from 7pm and on the 16th from 1pm to 9pm 

(15 November-22 December). 




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, Alaatebaa St, Dokki, 01006018726/ 01010645106

A group exhibition of paintings, drawings and handicrafts by the likes of Randa Heikal, Soha Medhat, Yarah Basyouni, Reham El-Adawi, Kareem Galal, Eslam Ahmed, Naglaa Hendawy, Dina El-Masry, Nashwa Farouk, Miryam Habib and many more 

(closing 17 November). 



Mashrabia Gallery of Contemporary Art

15 Mahmoud Bassiouny St, Qasr Al-Nile, Downtown, First Floor, Tel 02 25750353 / 0100 1704554

“Fading Away” first solo exhibition of paintings by Samy Elias where he is inspired by the remaining traces of Cairo’s cosmopolitan past 

(closing 17 November). 



Pyramids of Giza 

Giza Pyramids Plateau, Al-Haram 

“Forever is Now II” exhibition of installation brings together a group of twelve international and regional artists to respond to the monumental Pyramids. It showcases ambitious works by Therèse Antoine (Egypt), Natalie Clark (USA, Spain), Mohammed Al Faraj (Saudi Arabia), Emilio Ferro (Italy), Zeinab Al Hashemi (UAE), JR (France), Ahmed Karaly (Egypt), Liter of Light (globally), El-Seed (Tunisia), SpY (Spain), Pascale Marthine Tayou (Cameroon) and Jwan Yosef (Syria, Sweden) (27 October -30 November).




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

Hall I

“Resurrection” exhibition of paintings by Mustafa El-Razzaz 

(8-28 November). 

Hall II 

“18 to 78” exhibition of paintings by Samir Fouad 

(8-28 November). 



Picasso East

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

“Recycled” group exhibition is held on the occasion of COP 27, the UN's Climate Change Summit hosted by Egypt in Sharm El-Sheikh showcasing artworks by 18 artists whose works bring back life to what was once considered waste (5-26 November).




13 Brazil St, 1st Floor, Zamalek, Tel 0111294 7336

“Invisible” paintings exhibition by Fatma Ramadan (6-20 November).





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

First Floor

Who invited them?” exhibition of paintings by Asmaa Genedi
(2-22 November).



Yassin art gallery

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

“The Earth…New Valley” exhibition of paintings by Shaker El-Edreisi (closing17 November).




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

“Across Time” exhibition of paintings by Samah Emam 

(closing 19 November). 



Zamalek Art gallery

11 Brazil St, Zamalek, Tel 02 2735 1240

Venue I

“Old Cheese” paintings by Aya El-Fallah (16 November-5 December). 

Venue II

“Scrap” paintings by Mai Refky (16 November-5 December).

Venue III

“Beyond Sleep and Wakefulness” paintings by Maher Diab 

(12-28 November).  




Bibliotheca Alexandrina

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 17 November, 2022 edition of Al-Ahram Weekly.

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