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).
American University in Cairo
New Cairo Campus, Abdul Latif Jameel Hall, Plaza Level, Tel 02 2615 3318
The Photographic Gallery
“Seaside Shadows” a solo exhibition by Egyptian documentary photographer Bassam Ihab. What does photography set on the beach conjure up in our imagination? Pleasant memories depict relaxing, fun, socializing and, most obviously, holidays. In the project Seaside Shadows, Ihab takes us on a somewhat different visual exploration of life alongside the Corniche in Alexandria.
The exhibition features stark black and white photographs enhanced by contrast and shadow, as Ihab presents a dramatized vision of beach life in Alexandria and Marsa Matrouh (30 November- 22 December).
25 Orabi St, off Port Said, Maadi, Tel 010 19222220
“You were Exhausted by Both the Fumes and The Drivers”, exhibition of paintings by artist Ehab Ehab (4-25 December).
Cairo Opera Complex
Gezira Exhibition Grounds, Zamalek
Salah Taher gallery
Tel 02 2739 0132/0144
Oil painting by Nour El-Galaly (closing 8 December).
Music Library (Ziad Bakir) gallery
Oil paintings by Shahira Sherif (11- 17 December).
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).
French Cultural Institute
Madrasset Al-Huquq Al Frinseya St, Mounira, Tel 02 2791 5800
“Champions, Champions” photography exhibition is held as the Paris 2024 Olympic and Paralympic Games approach, the IFE is hosting the Champions, champions photography exhibition, which aims to highlight the exceptional careers of four athletes from high level
Gezira Arts Centre
1 Al-Sheikh Al-Marsafi St, Zamalek, Tel 02 2737 3298
“The White and Black Salon” sixth edition showcases miniatures and drawing (7-21 December).
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).
30 Hassan Assem off Brazil St, Zamalek, Tel 02 2736 7544
“Fantasia” exhibition of paintings by Mostafa Rahma
(30 November- 18 December).
“Manifestations from an unholy Valley”, paintings exhibition by Suzanne Saad (30 November- 18 December).
Tahrir Cultural Centre (TCC)
AUC’s Tahrir Campus, Downtown, 24 Falaki St, Downtown Cairo, Tel 012 88721446
Margo Veillon, Future, Legacy and Marriott Galleries
“Mapping Time” an archival exhibition presents more than 87 art projects in drawing, digital print, video, and installation art, produced over the last ten years by students from AUC’s Visual Arts Programme. The educational project is designed and supervised by Shady Elnoshokaty. The works on display examine the creative theories of architectural structure of time
(Free and open to the public, 6-30 December).
20 Hassan Sabry St, (entrance from Ibn Zinki St), Zamalek, Tel 0100 2792223
“A Nap in Cable Town” exhibition of paintings by Mohamed Sabry
(28 November-17 December).
“The Upside-Down Sky” exhibition of paintings by Sahar Alamir
(28 November-17 December).
Yassin art gallery
159, 26th July St, Behind Diwan Bookstore, Zamalek, Tel 01271170035
“Crossword” exhibition of paintings by Ibrahim El-Tanbouli
(closing 8 December).
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
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 8 December, 2022 edition of Al-Ahram Weekly