​Don’t miss Mai Refky’s thrilling exhibition at Zamalek Art gallery

Reham El-Adawi , Tuesday 29 Nov 2022

Refky s thrilling exhibition at Zamalek Art gallery
Refky s thrilling exhibition at Zamalek Art gallery



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).



Cairo Opera Complex

Gezira Exhibition Grounds, Zamalek

Salah Taher gallery

Tel 02 2739 0132/0144

Oil painting by Nour El-Galaly (3- 8 December). 

Music Library (Ziad Bakir) gallery

Mixed media paintings by Abeer Farid Shawky

(3- 7 December).




23 B Ismail Mohamed St, Zamalek, Tel 02 2736 6239/0100 2155702

“The Five” exhibition of by artists Hassan RashedAdel Hosni, Magdy Osman, Nashwa Mokhtar, and Yasser Eid 

(20 November - 22 December).  



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.



Karim Francis 

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). 



Mahmoud Mokhtar Culture Centre 

5 Tahrir St, beside Cairo Sporting Club, Tel 02 2735 1123 

The 15th Annual Festival of Traditional Crafts 

(closing 3 December). 




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

Hall I

“Fantasia” exhibition of paintings by Mostafa Rahma 

(30 November- 18 December). 

Hall II 

“Manifestations from an unholy Valley”, paintings exhibition by Suzanne Saad (30 November- 18 December). 




New Cairo, District 5, Marakez, Sokhna Road

The gallery's eighth edition of Cairo Art Fair is making art more accessible. The eighth edition of the Cairo Art Fair spans across Cairo with two different mega-exhibitions in the East and West. Presenting over 150 artists, this is a splendid opportunity to learn about the current scene and explore all the stories and possibilities within. Come enjoy this beautiful experience of being immersed in fine art from Egypt’s best loved painters, sculptors and photographers. The fair offers you a well-rounded, well-curated selection that encapsulates the best works in the Egyptian art scene today 

(Friday 2 and Saturday 3 December, from 12pm- 7pm).




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

Ground Floor

“A Nap in Cable Town” exhibition of paintings by Mohamed Sabry 

(28 November-17 December). 

First Floor

“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).  



Zamalek Art gallery

11 Brazil St, Zamalek, Tel 02 2735 1240

Venue I

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

Venue II

“Scrap” paintings by Mai Refky (closing 5 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 

(26 November-10 December).  




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 1 December, 2022 edition of Al-Ahram Weekly.

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