The trendy Zamalek area of the city is very much a cultural hub with a youthful spirit. Here are it's two famous contemporary galleries.
Zamalek Art Gallery
ZAG specializes in the promotion of Contemporary Art. It hosts a series of Monthly Exhibitions for the most prominent & exclusive Artists. The Gallery houses a permanent collection for pioneer Egyptian artists, as well as for promising young talents. It is located in the heart of Zamalek, the cosmopolitan quarter of the capital, where most of the cultural events take place. A 200-square-meter of exhibiting area, one of the most spacious private galleries in Cairo.
Opened to the public in June 2011, Gallery Misr managed to quickly become one of Cairo's most popular galleries for modern contemporary art. Dedicated to exhibiting works by Egyptian artists, the gallery hosts solo and group exhibitions for paintings, sculpture, drawings, audio & video installations, and photography.