Aisha Fahmy Palace
1 Aziz Abaza St, Zamalek, Tel 02 2735 8211
The Complex of Arts
An exhibition of drawings and paintings by Ahmed Nawwar tracing his art career since the 1960s until today (20 February- 20 April).
American University in Cairo
New Cairo Campus, Abdul Latif Jameel Hall, Plaza Level, Tel 02 2615 3318
The Photographic Gallery
The Photographic Gallery organizes an exhibition of the best in visual journalism for 2022 as part of the 16th edition of Egypt’s Press Photo annual competition.
Egypt Press Photo is a renowned annual competition of national photojournalism organized by the Syndicate of Journalists and run by the Photojournalists Collective. The exhibition showcases 40 of the best-winning projects of contemporary photojournalism produced by 35 local Egyptian photojournalists (16 February-23 March).
Sharjah Art Gallery
“Graphic Design Open Studio: Senior Show Exhibition”, the open studio is a collective show of diverse graphic design students’ work over the past semesters (19 February - 9 March, open daily from 9am-4pm, closed in weekends).
Behind Al Saneya Secondary School, Al Sayeda Zeinab Square, Cairo, Tel 02 2390 9471
“Re-thinking the Medium of Photography” photo exhibition, organized by the Austrian Cultural Forum and Beit Al-Sinnari, is showing the results of the workshop Re-thinking the medium of photography, conducted by Austrian artist Anna Carina Roth.
It features Mariem Khaled Ahmed, Somayah Elhassawy, Gilan Hefny, Mona Khalil, Anas Nasser, Aly Roshdy and many more
Cairo Opera Complex
Gezira Exhibition Grounds, Zamalek
Salah Taher gallery
Tel 02 2739 0132/0144
Oil paintings by Osama Nashed (26 February- 4 March).
Music Library (Ziad Bakir) gallery
Printing exhibition by Ismail Attiya (26 February- 4 March).
Palace of Arts
The Third Sculpture Salon 2023 exhibition (27 February-15 March).
Villa CLEG 118, Diplomatic district, Sheikh Zayed, Tel 010 12705242
“Kemet II” photography exhibition features the iconic Khaled Fadda, the brilliant Wael Abed, Patrick Noel and the talented Amr El-Helaly
(closing 28 February, open daily from 10am-6pm).
3A, Degla St, off Furat St, Mohandessein, Tel 01111 665868
“The Fall of Adam” exhibition of paintings by Asmaa Khoury marks the 20th anniversary of Cordoba gallery (8-28 February).
23 B Ismail Mohamed St, Zamalek, Tel 02 2736 6239/0100 2155702
A retrospective exhibition by artist Abdel-Ghaffar Shedid
(29 January- 2 March).
5 El-Bustan Street, Downtown, Tel 02 2575 9877/ 219/ 01288711134
“Ingrams on a Lunar Calendar” exhibition by Rana Al-Nimr, a multidisciplinary artist whose work focuses on questioning the meaning of the experience of space and time. In this exhibition, she uses a variety of materials, along with video presentations and printing in various techniques. Through her works, she traces the different forms, modes, and sources of knowledge and invites visitors to reflect on individual and collective ways of absorbing knowledge (16 February- 30 April).
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
“Memory Flow” exhibition of paintings by Mustafa El-Husseiny
(7 February-9 March).
Mashrabia Gallery of Contemporary Art
10 Mahmoud Bassiouny St, Qasr Al-Nile, Downtown, 6th floor, Tel 02 25750353 /0100 1704554
“How I Became a Madman” is Essam Alaa’s second solo exhibition inspired by Khalil Gibran’s book The Madman made up of parables and poems (23 February- 16 March).
National Museum of Egyptian Civilization
Virtual exhibition “Experiencing Heritage – A Digital Bridge between Egypt and Italy”, an immersive experience on Italian and Egyptian cultural heritage, combining three different digitization models (360° digitization - 2D digital animation - 3D interactive virtual reality), aiming to enhance and promote the importance of Italy’s cultural heritage, through an unprecedented virtual journey that allows viewers to visit some of the most prestigious cultural sites in Italy and Egypt
(14 - 27 February).
30 Hassan Assem off Brazil St, Zamalek, Tel 02 2736 7544
Exhibition of press illustrations and other works by Attyat Sayed
Painting exhibition by El-Dessouki Fahmy (7-27 February).
Tahrir Cultural Centre (TCC)
AUC’s Tahrir Campus, Downtown, 24 Falaki St, Downtown Cairo, Tel 012 88721446
“Archiving Everyday: Home, City, and Migrant Routes” a photography exhibition on archiving the everyday life (23-28 February).
KM 28, Cairo-Alexandria Desert Road, Abu Rawash, Giza, Tel 01000773860
Paintings exhibition by Ayyad Alnimer (18 February-11 March).
Zamalek Art gallery
11 Brazil St, Zamalek, Tel 02 2735 1240
“Cosmos Flower” is an exhibition of paintings by Carelle Homsy calling for the return to nature and to its celebration, as well as a restoration of its balance and harmony, accommodating all living things equally; whether plant, animal or human (closing 26 February).
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 23 February, 2023 edition of Al-Ahram Weekly