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).
Amir Taz Palace
27 Al-Syoufiya St, off Al-Salebiya St, Al-Khalifa district, Tel 02 2514 2581
Traditional handicrafts from the Egyptian heritage (29 March- 11 April).
4 Mohamed Anees St, in front of the Embassy of China, Zamalek, Tel 0100 3270364
“Maqam” (a shrine) exhibition of paintings by Taha El-Korany
(closing 30 March).
Cairo Opera Complex
Gezira Exhibition Grounds, Zamalek
Salah Taher gallery
Tel 02 2739 0132/0144
Oil paintings by Ahmed Gamal (8-13 April).
Music Library (Ziad Bakir) gallery
Exhibition by Youssra Abdel-Aziz (30 March-4 April).
The Cultural Park
Al Sayeda Zeinab Square, Cairo
An exhibition of the winning paintings in the art competition “Egypt in the Eyes of the World’s Children (30 March-10 April).
Garden of Art
El-Sheikh Zayed, Rabwa Mall, ground floor, entrance from Rabwa compound gate 3, Tel 01200 407771
“Colours of Joy” group exhibition features a collection of artworks by the artists: Amany Mousa, Ashraf Reda, Elham Saadallah, Hany Elsayed, Hana Helmy, Hossam Dira, Mohamed Abla, Samah Emam, Walid Jahin (4 March- 20 April).
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 Cultural Institute
3 El-Sheikh El Marsafy St, Zamalek, Tel 02 2735 5423/2735 8791
“Arts and Knowlegde” exhibition – which was held before at the Accademia Dei Romani in June 2022 - is replicated at the Italian Cultural Institute by going into detail on the techniques and methodologies used today to make Art. The intent is to show how the “Knowledge”, which is the knowledge used in Italian educational institutions, from oil painting to sculpture, from artistic techniques applied to information technology, to performances and installations, represent the vast world of contemporary creative development
(closing 31 March).
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.
23 Hassan Assem St, Zamalek, 02 2735 3538/ 012 00999448
“Celebration” exhibition of painting by Mohamed El-Gerdawy
(closing 30 March).
Mashrabia Gallery of Contemporary Art
10 Mahmoud Bassiouny St, Qasr Al-Nile, Downtown, 6th floor, Tel 02 25750353 /0100 1704554
“Timeline” solo exhibition by Cairo-based Spanish artist Xavier Puigmarti (19 March- 20 April).
30 Hassan Assem off Brazil St, Zamalek, Tel 02 2736 7544
Hall I & Hall II
“Noon and Fonoon 20” a group exhibition of female artists including among others late pioneer artists: Gazbia Sirry, Ingy Aflaton, Tahiya Halim, Kawkab El-Assal, as well as contemporary artists such as Maye Heshmat, Lina Osama, Amany Zahran, Yasmine Reda, and Suzanne Saad (28 March- 20 April).
The President Hotel
22 Taha Hussein St, Zamalek
“Glints of Egypt” a group photography exhibition in a new chapter of Mashrabia Gallery of Contemporary Art long-standing collaboration with The President Hotel. The show unveils a new gaze onto Egypt through revisited images of Islamic Cairo, shots of the vivid Nubian desert, and re-imagined walls of the metropole inhabited by graffitis of golden era of movie stars (9 March-30 May).
Talaat Harb Cultural Centre
Al-Sayyeda Nafissa St, Zeinhom area, Tel 02 2362 2647/ 2362 8174
“Ramadan Vibes”, a miscellaneous exhibition of acrylic paintings, photography, batik works, digital art, and handicrafts by guest artists: Ikram Omar, Magdy Abdel-Aziz, with Rania Allam, Samaa Yehia, Samar Hassanein, Doaa Khalil and many more (29 March- 16 April).
20 Hassan Sabry St, (entrance from Ibn Zinki St), Zamalek, Tel 0100 2792223
“The Weaver’s Palette III”, a carpet conveys the mode and character of the weaver the same way the artists portray their feelings and energy in a painting or work of art. This exhibition sheds a light on the beauty of this art and the inspiration of the old weavers and colours on contemporary artists (15 March- 11 April).
“Cavemen” is an exhibition of painting by Doaa Fakher about oppressed communities with a focus on the psychological state of the modern public sphere (15 March- 11 April).
Yassin art gallery
159, 26th July St, Behind Diwan Bookstore, Zamalek, Tel 01271170035
“Flower” exhibition of paintings by Fadwa Ramadan
(14 March till the end of Ramadan month).
Zamalek Art gallery
11 Brazil St, Zamalek, Tel 02 2735 1240
“The Nile” an exhibition by Futuristic Nostalgia Group: Farghali Abdel-Hafiz, Adel Mostafa, Carelle Homsy, Neamat El-Diwany, and others (5 March - 15 April).
Chatby, Alexandria 21526, Tel (03) 4839999
A permanent exhibition on the results of the Archaeological Mission of the University of Turin in Nelson Island.
French Cultural Institute
30 Al Nabi Danial St, Mahatet Misr, Alexandria, Tel 03 3913435/03 3918952
“In Search of the Little Prince” photography exhibition by artist Léon Dubois is part of a worldwide photographic project initiated by the artist on the occasion of the 80th anniversary of the Little Prince. By crossing the archive, photographic creation and the collection of memories, he seeks to define the visual and conceptual contours of a contemporary Little Prince (13 March-10 April).
*A version of this article appears in print in the 30 March, 2023 edition of Al-Ahram Weekly