Paris's Picasso museum reopens after 5-year renovation

A worker puts the final touch during the renovation of the Hotel Sale known as the Picasso Museum in the Marais district of Paris, 4 March 2014.
28 Oct 2014
The Picasso Museum in Paris reopened on Saturday after a five-year closure for a costly renovation with President Francois Hollande urging crisis-hit France to draw inspiration from the Spanish painter.   The museum, situated in a...

Drawings on walls of houses in Borollos city on Kafr al-Sheikh national day

National day in Kafr al-Sheikh
27 Oct 2014
Development, Arts and Culture Foundation has held for the first time the murals forum in cooperation with Kafr al-Sheikh governorate and Borg al-Borollos city council, within celebrations of the governorate’s national day.   The...

There You Go Man: A portrayal of gender imbalance in Egyptian society

22 Oct 2014
A story-telling performance entitled 'There You Go Man' will be held on 24 October on the stage of Rawabet theatre in Downtown, organized by Nazra for Feminist Studies (NFS) in collaboration with Look Project.    Named in...

Luxor film festival to give Khaled Saleh’s name to its fourth session

22 Oct 2014
Luxor African Film Festival (LAFF) administration has decided to name the fourth session of the festival after the deceased actor Khaled Saleh.   The session will start from 17-23 March.   Sayyed Fouad, the festival chief, said...

Cairo International Film Festival for Children to be held in 2015

Cairo International Film Festival for Children
21 Oct 2014
The 22nd Cairo International Film Festival for Children will take place from 26 March - 2 April, 2015. The festival’s administration committee will include Mohamed Afifi, Supreme Council for Culture secretary general, as the festival...

Graffiti exhibition at Darb 1718

20 Oct 2014
The ‘Love Culture’ project is holding an exhibition of works of graffiti titled ‘Without Barriers,’ depicting issues of love, marriage and sexual health for young people from 22 October to 3 November at the Darb...

Stories of Change: Capturing the moment with revolutionary insight

14 Oct 2014
In light of the wave of sociopolitical changes sweeping the Middle East, a group of artists have joined efforts to express their voice through the art they create.    The "Stories of Change" exhibition embraces a wide...

A search for globality in al-Darb al-Ahmar

13 Oct 2014
A few hours before the start of the Global Photo Contest, which is organized around the world in October of each year, Hossam al-Manadily, co-founder of the Photon group, adjusted his camera and charged the battery to compete for the best...

Museums for free on World Tourism Day

10 Sep 2014
Ahmed Mutawa, director of the Archaeological Sites Development Department, said all museums will be for free on World Tourism Day on 27 September in order to encourage visitors to see Egypt’s diverse heritage.  He said the...

TEDx Cairo presents Hany al-Masry: An Egyptian artist icon

14 Jul 2014
In a cozy two-floor coffee shop on Cairo's Nile river banks in Zamalek, TEDx Cairo featured a speech by an inspiring artist Hany al-Masry, an Egyptian concept designer and illustrator, who told a captivated audience his story of...