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).
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
“Fantasia” exhibition of painting by four artists: Hafza Kamal, Sherine Ragab, Mona Qandil, and Nour El-Kamouny (24-30 November).
Music Library (Ziad Bakir) gallery
Oil paintings by Iman Khalil (23-28 November).
23 B Ismail Mohamed St, Zamalek, Tel 02 2736 6239/0100 2155702
“The Five” exhibition of by artists Hassan Rashed, Adel Hosni, Magdy Osman, Nashwa Mokhtar, and Yasser Eid
(20 November - 22 December).
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
Ragheb Ayad Hall
“Tales of Gemstones and Silver” jewellery exhibition by Nagwa Mahdy (16-30 November).
5 El-Bustan Street, Downtown, Tel 02 2575 9877/ 219/ 01288711134
“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.
1 Al-Sherifein St, 3rd St right off Kasr Al-Nile St, Downtown, Tel 0100 667 4823
“What I See ... From Here” exhibition by Amado Alfadni
(20 November-29 December).
Villa 14, Alaatebaa St, Dokki, 01006018726/ 01010645106
“In Memory of Fayrouz”, a group exhibition of paintings
Mahmoud Mokhtar Culture Centre
5 Tahrir St, beside Cairo Sporting Club, Tel 02 2735 1123
The 15th Annual Festival of Traditional Crafts
(29 November-3 December).
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) (closing 30 November).
30 Hassan Assem off Brazil St, Zamalek, Tel 02 2736 7544
“Resurrection” exhibition of paintings by Mustafa El-Razzaz
(closing 28 November).
“Fantasia” exhibition of paintings by Mostafa Rahma
(30 November- 18 December).
“18 to 78” exhibition of paintings by Samir Fouad
(closing 28 November).
“Manifestations from an unholy Valley”, paintings exhibition by Suzanne Saad (30 November- 18 December).
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 (closing 26 November).
Yassin art gallery
159, 26th July St, Behind Diwan Bookstore, Zamalek, Tel 01271170035
“Crossword” exhibition of paintings by Ibrahim El-Tanbouli
(22 November - 8 December).
Zamalek Art gallery
11 Brazil St, Zamalek, Tel 02 2735 1240
“Old Cheese” paintings by Aya El-Fallah (16 November-5 December).
“Scrap” paintings by Mai Refky (16 November-5 December).
“Beyond Sleep and Wakefulness” paintings by Maher Diab
F8, Strip Mall-Sodic, Waslet Dahshour Road, Beverly Hills, Sheikh Zayed, 6th of October, Tel 02 38863961/0111 2304440
“Codes of Life” paintings by Shaaban El-Hosseiny
(26 November-10 December).
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 24 November, 2022 edition of Al-Ahram Weekly.