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Open to the public:
Saturday - Wednesday
12 pm : 6 pm
(+202) 2 576 80 86

 Cairo, Egypt
6 Nabrawy street, off Champollion street, Talaat Harb, downtown Cairo.

About Townhouse


Townhouse is a nonprofit art space situated in the heart of Downtown Cairo. It holds an iconic position in the story of contemporary art in the Middle East; a key driver behind what has become a culturally rich, regional art scene. Established in 1998, Townhouse has initiated a breadth of activities in its various spaces: key regional symposia, meaningful community outreach, landmark exhibitions, and international residencies for artists, curators, writers, and filmmakers. It has also incubated several important art spaces within Cairo that have gone on to impact the cultural landscape..


About Townhouse’s Library

The Townhouse library is one of Cairo’s leading libraries in contemporary arts, critical theory and curatorial practice in Egypt and beyond; a valuable reference resource for students, artists, educators, and all interested readers. The collection embraces over 3,000 titles, including books, catalogues of exhibitions featuring the work of local, regional and international artists, monographs – covering cultural, social, architecture, media studies – and over 150 periodicals on arts and culture. The Townhouse Library is home to a series of public programs, including monthly literary salons for conversation, film screenings, writing and translation workshops and artist’s talks – open to the public.