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Townhouse Gallery

Address: Hussein El Me'mar Pasha Street, Cairo, Egypt
Phone Number: 576 8600
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Ranked #89 of 144 Attractions in Cairo
Type: Art Galleries, Museums
Owner description: This gallery, dedicated to promoting contemporary Arab artists, is comprised of a three-story main...
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Type: Art Galleries, Museums
Owner description: This gallery, dedicated to promoting contemporary Arab artists, is comprised of a three-story main building, exhibition halls, classrooms, a library and six studios.
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Decorah, Iowa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2014

The townhouse gallery is tucked away in an alleyway in downtown Cairo off Marouf Street. There's little signage and any guides to the welcomed and unexpected art space. It's worth visiting to see local Egyptian artists who are desperate for venues. The little adjoining store is not too great. The storekeeper managed to convince me to buy a terrible CD... More 

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Prague
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2012

If you stay longer in Cairo and if you need interesting cultural experiance, just visit:-)

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2011

I am based in Cairo for what ends up adding up to several months out of the year and have found myself pining for the museums and other cultural events which I left behind in my hometown of Washington,DC. Once grounded in my flat, new office and after meeting a few locally based friends, I was introduced to the alternative... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2010

The story behind this gallery is inspirational ... They brought the power of art to a blue collar neighbourhood, involving the locals in their efforts, provided a show space to new artists struggling to be seen and heard, fought off a bureaucracy that fears change... And so much more. Off the beaten track, discover a piece of Cairo tour guides... More 

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