“Build Environment: An Alternative Guide to Japan” Exhibit at El-Sawy Culturewheel Is Not to Be Missed – Exhibits – Al-Ahram Weekly

The American University in Cairo

New Cairo Campus, Abdul Latif Jameel Hall, Plaza Level, Tel. 02 2615 3318

The photographic gallery

“Moon Dust” is the first in a series of exhibitions dedicated to environmental photography presented by The Photographic Gallery of the Department of Journalism and Mass Communication. Moon Dust, a photographic essay by an Egyptian documentary photographer Mohammad Mahdi as he films close-up the struggle of an Egyptian community against devastating air pollution (February 16-March 17).

Amir Taz Palace

27 Al-Syoufiya St., near Al-Saliba St., Al-Khalifa District, Tel. 02 2514 2581

“Africa with its artists’ brush”, a retrospective collective exhibition of paintings produced during the last nine editions of the Luxor International Painting Forum (February 17 – April 2).

Cairo Opera Complex

Gezira Exhibition Center, Zamalek

Salah Taher Gallery

Tel 02 2739 0132/0144

Exhibition of cartoons by Emad Gomaa (March 2-8).

Music Library Gallery (Ziad Bakir)

Paintings of Taha Mohammad (March 2-8).


5 Ibrahim Naguib St, Apt 2, Ground Floor, Garden City, Daily 12pm-8pm, Thursdays and Fridays off, email inquiries at [email protected]

“Guide Posts”, an exhibition by Bassem Yousri (February 10-March 10).

Italian-Egyptian Restoration and Antiquities Center (CIERA)

31 Al Suyuffeya St, Al Helmeya, Cairo, visitors are welcomed by appointment so contact the manager Mr Salah Ramadan 0100 8716067

Architectural complex of the Dervish Mevlevi “Samaa Khana, Restorations and Restorers” permanent exhibition of the activities of the work/training sites for the restoration and recovery of monuments. Visitors are welcomed during the opening hours determined by the Ministry of Antiquities.

Francois Karim

1 Al-Sherifein Street, 3rd St just off Kasr Al-Nile St, Downtown, Tel 0100 667 4823

Paintings of Ahmed Nosseir (February 5-March 3).

Mr and Mrs Mohamed Mahmoud Khalil Museum

On the corner of Giza St and Kafur St, next to the Council of State, Giza,

Tel 02 3336 2921

Horizon Room 1

“The Soul Tendencies”, works by Salah Hammad

(February 22-March 15).

Mashrabia Contemporary Art Gallery

15 Mahmoud Bassiouny St, Qasr Al-Nile, City Center, First Floor, Tel 02 25750353 / 0100 1704554

“All Eyes on Me”, comically critical paintings of Ahmed Lesi

(2 – 27 March).

Museum of Modern Egyptian Art

Cairo Opera Ground, Gezira, Zamalek, Tel 02 2736 6667/65

Al-Bab Selim Hall

“Places”, an exhibition of paintings by Osama Nashed

(February 22-March 5).


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

Room I

Paintings of Salah Anany (February 28-March 12).

Room II

“Metamorphosis”, paintings by Said Abla (February 26-March 12).


13 Brazil Street, 1st Floor, Zamalek, Tel 0111294 7336

“Landscape and still life”, paintings by Hussein Shaboury

(February 20-March 5).

El-Sawy Culture Wheel
End of July 26th Street, under May 15th Bridge, Zamalek, Tel 02 2736 8881/6178/2737 4448

(No entry without a mask and the room will be open at only 25% audience capacity)

Earth room

“Built Environment: An Alternative Guide to Japan”; the first major traveling exhibition of its kind in the field of architecture organized by the Japan Foundation, Cairo. The exhibition features Japanese architecture and building design of all kinds.

The Japan Foundation, Cairo organizes traveling exhibitions in several countries around the world. They all contain works from the collections of the Japan Foundation, which features a variety of subjects, including arts and culture themes such as painting, photography, architecture, design, and crafts. Regarding the current exhibition, it presents images, texts and videos for 80 buildings, civil engineering projects and landscapes in Japan, on the time scale from the modern era to the end of the 19th century until the current time in the 21st century.

In terms of geographic scope, the exhibition features at least one work from each of Japan’s 47 prefectures. Free admission, open every day from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. (from February 24 to March 16).

Tahrir Cultural Center (TCC)

AUC Tahrir Square

Falaki Gallery

“A Beautiful Dreamer”, a biographical exhibition depicting a prolific actor Mahmoud Al-Lozyexperience in all its facets. Compiled from private collections and the CUA archives, an array of personal items, collectibles and memorabilia offers a window into the world and soul of this rare and beautiful dreamer (February 26- 3rd of March).

Margo Veillon, Heritage Gallery & Armenian room

Exhibition “Graduation Exhibition-Generation RGB”, presented by The Graphic design programincludes a group of graduation projects highlighting pressing topics related to social issues, health and sustainability (February 17-March 7).


20 Hassan Sabry Street, (entrance from Ibn Zinki Street), Zamalek, tel. 0100 2792223

Ground floor

Paintings “The Girl’s Windows III” by Fatemah Mustafa, Rana Samir and Mariam Suleiman (closed March 8).

First floor

“Banana Universe” paintings by Mohammad Omran

(closed March 8).


Alexandrina Library

Chatby, Alexandria 21526, Tel (03) 4839999

Archaeological Museum

A permanent exhibition on the results of the Archaeological Mission of the University of Turin to Nelson Island.

BA Conference Center, East and West Exhibition Halls

“The fifteenth Agenda 2022 Art Exhibition”, Agenda is one of the important exhibitions of the Egyptian art scene, organized annually by the Exhibitions and Art Collections Department of the BA Cultural Communication Sector, and it started in 2008 as a free space. for artists of all ages and backgrounds. Subsequently, the exhibition continued its regular sessions as a showcase allowing the presentation of works of art to the host public in its various categories. This year’s session is called “Square Meter Free Space for Creativity”, in which the works of 155 artists out of 483 applicants are presented in a space designated for each artist (meters x meters).

The participating artists belong to the governorates: Cairo, Alexandria, Luxor, Beheira, Gharbia, Qalyubia, Dakahlia, Fayoum, Minya, Menoufia and Suez (February 23-March 12).

* A version of this article appeared in the March 3, 2022 edition of Al-Ahram Weekly.

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James C. Tibbs