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Mahmoud Mokhtar Museum Culture Centre's group show is a must go
Published in Al-Ahram Weekly on 18 - 04 - 2019

The American University in Cairo
New Cairo Campus, Abdul Latif Jameel Hall, Plaza Level, Tel 02 2615 3318
The Photographic Gallery
“The Golden Era: Egypt in the World Cup”, a photography show by Egyptian photographer Ahmed Kadry. The photographer takes us along his journey in which he accompanied the Egyptian national team from the preparation camps until the World Cup dream in 2018. A selection of his best pictures, stars in the national team as well as international legendary players, taken throughout this trip will be on display at the gallery (10 April - 9 May).

The American University in Cairo
New Cairo Campus
Sharjah Art Gallery
“In Conversation”, a group show including works by Noor Abuarafeh, Nada Elkalaawy, Rania Fouad, Mona Marzouk, Lina Osama, Hend Samir, and Aya Tarek (7-20 April).
Arcade
25 Orabi St., off Port Said, Maadi, Tel 010 19222220
“Hunting, Nostalgic, with Echo” a duo exhibition of paintings by Omar Gabr and Khoshoua El-Gohary (closing 25 April).
The Arts-Mart
Km 28,Cairo-Alexandria Desert Road, before Dandy Mall and behind Total Petrol Station, Cairo, Tel 0100 0773860
“Artists of Tomorrow”, annual exhibition is held for the 5th consecutive year by the gallery in which a selection of emerging talents showcase their works as the most promising artists of the year and the ones to invest in now. Participating artists are Mohamed El Damarawy(2015), Lina Mowafy (2015), Amani Moussa (2018), Aya El Fallah (2015), Mohamed El-Sharkawy (2015), Omar Abdel-Zaher (2015), Klay Kassem (2016), Mohamed Sabry (2016), Dina Fadel (2016), Joseph El-Deweiry, Therese Antoine and many more (4-27 April).
Cairo Opera Complex
Gezira Exhibition Grounds, Zamalek
Salah Taher gallery
Tel 02 2739 0132/0144
A miscellaneous exhibition celebrates Sinai Liberation Day (23- 29 April).
Music Library (Ziad Bakir) gallery
A miscellaneous exhibition (20- 26 April).
The Capital
11 Youssef Kamel (Al-Gezira Al Wosta) St, Zamalek, Tel 010 25161678/01155262146/01207191333
“Ten Years of Art in Haram City”, a collective exhibition by a number of artists such as Emad Ibrahim, Tarek Al-Komy, Mohamed Ellaban, Omar Tousson, Klay Kassem, Mohamed Banawy (7-21 April).
Ceramic and Traditional Handicrafts Centre
1 Al-Imam St, behind Amr bin Al-Aas Mosque, Al-Fustat, Old Cairo, Tel 02 2364 3103
A permanent exhibition of the centre's ceramic, brass, jewellery and khayameya products.
Ebdaa
23 B Ismail Mohamed St, Zamalek, Tel 02 2736 6239/0100 2155702
Painting and drawings by the staff members of the Faculty of Artistic Education, Helwan University (17 April - 4 May).
French Cultural Institute
Madrasset Al-Huquq Al Frinseya St, Mounira, Tel 02 2791 5800
“The Scientific Discovery in Africa: The Nanotechnology in Egypt”, an exhibition on the recent development in the field of scientific research in Egypt specifically the field of Nanotechnology. The opening is followed by a discussion in French with simultaneous interpreting into Arabic (22 April-30 June).
Grant
6 Al-Gumhouriya St, Abdin, Tel 02 2391 6769
A group exhibition of masterpieces by late and contemporary artists
(continues through the end of the season).
Al-Ghouri Caravansary
Imam Mohamed Abdou St, off Al-Muaaz St with Al-Azhar, Tel 02 2514 7475
Permanent exhibition of the handicraft centre's products, including pottery, brass artworks and jewellery.
Italian Cultural Institute
3 El-Sheikh El Marsafy St, Zamalek, Tel 02 2735 5423/2735 8791 “FarneCairo”, permanent exhibition of contemporary art at the Italian Cultural Institute in Cairo. Works of art by Stefania Fabrizi, Giovanni Casellato, Giulio Turcato, Paolo Peroni, Clodoveo Masciarelli, Ragheb Agad, Abdel-Hafiz Farghali and others (open during office hours).
Magdoub Design Studio
21 Ismail Mohamed St, Zamalek, Tel 02 2737 0778
“Sway, Art You Can Wear”, art exhibition and fashion show by designer and contemporary artist Somaya Bahy Eldin. A unique show focuses on the relation between fluid art and fashion (17 April- 5 May).
El-Adawi
Mahmoud Mokhtar Museum Culture Centre
5 Tahrir St, beside Cairo Sporting Club, Tel 02 2735 1123
Isis Hall & Nahdat Misr Hall
The National Society Salon group exhibition features works by Salah Taher, Ayman Salah Taher, Mohamed Tarrawi, Mohamed Abla, Ashraf Reda, Mosaad Al-Agamy, Wahid Al-Alesh, Ibrahim Shoukri, Amany Zahran, Mosaad Al-Agamy, Reham El-Adawi, Heba Aziz and many more (11-21 April).
Mr and Mrs Mohamed Mahmoud Khalil Museum
On the corner of Giza St and Kafur St, next to the State Council, Giza,
Tel 02 3336 2921
Horizon One Hall
“Once Upon a Time in Eden”, paintings by Khaled Hafez (17 April-7 May).
Taher
Mashrabia
15 Mahmoud Bassiouny St, Downtown, Tel 02 25750353, Daily except Fridays from 11am to 9pm
“Roznama 7th”, Roznama is a periodical competition and exhibition for contemporary visual art, organized by Medrar for Contemporary Art, whose intent is to function as an art and cultural incubator to nurturing the growth of artists, to boost their technical capabilities, and spread their artworks. After last year's intermission, Roznama 7th breaks new ground showcasing 56 young artists developing new and experimental media arts practices to give birth to a unique artistic and cultural experience. Roznama is a periodical competition and exhibition for contemporary visual art by young Egyptians. This year, Roznama received over four hundred applications, the largest submission count to date. Out of the works, 56 were selected to be exhibited across three primary art spaces across downtown Cairo: Medrar for Contemporary Art, Townhouse Gallery, and Mashrabia Gallery (Annex). The works selected traverse an array of mediums, themes, and concepts, resulting in an exceptionally varied exhibition. Participants are comprised of diverse backgrounds, including mid-career professional artists, students, and novices. The works on display offer a glimpse into the broad range of artistic production taking place in Cairo today. The exhibition, curated by Mohamed Allam and Mariam Elnozahy, is supported by the British Council and the French Institute in Cairo (3-30 April).
Al Mashrabia
80 Mohieddin Abul Ezz St, infront of the Shooting Club Gate 3, Dokki, Tel 02 3335 7507
A group exhibition of paintings and sculpture by the likes of Hanafy Mahmoud, Mourad Fakhreddin, Doaa Hatem, Abdel-Fattah Al-Azzazi (13-27 April).

Palm Central
Palm Hills, 6 October City
“Figurative Encounters”, a duo exhibition by painter Salah Taher and sculptor Ahmed Askalany. Enjoy a dialogue between these two artists and witness a special collection from Taher's work on display for the first time ever. The exhibition showcases different interpretations of figures by artists that have mastered the two mediums of painting and sculpting (10-20 April).
Picasso
30 Hassan Assem off Brazil St, Zamalek, Tel 02 2736 7544
“Variations”, paintings by Wageeh Wahba (14 April-4 May).
Safarkhan
6 Brazil St, Zamalek, Tel 012 70169291
Paintings by Karim Abdel-Malak (11 April-3 May).
Salama
36 Ahmed Oraby St, Mohandeseen, Tel 02 3346 3242
“Art for All”, the gallery annual group exhibition features art pieces by the likes of Seif Wanly and Adham Wanly, Essmat Dawestashi, Georges Bahgory, Nagwa El-Ashri and Effat Hosni (1 April until the end of the season).

Talaat Harb Cultural Centre Al-Sayyeda Nafissa St, Zeinhom area, Tel 02 2362 2647/ 2362 8174
“The World of Funny Animals”, a caricature exhibition by Fawzi Morsi
(3-10 April).
UBUNTU
20 Hassan Sabry St, (entrance from Ibn Zinki St), Zamalek, Tel 0100 2792223 Ground Floor “The Sum of All Parts”, paintings by Maie Yanni and Adel Haroun, curated by Maie Yanni (10 April- 4 May).
First Floor “Behind the Form”, paintings by Said Abu-Raya (10 April- 4 May).
Zamalek Art gallery
11 Brazil St, Zamalek, Tel 02 2735 1240
Paintings by Mostafa Abdel-Moa'ty (7-30 April).


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