Ramses Wissa Wassef Art Centre Information

Threads of Life – Essay

Gallery 1 – Studio & Weavers; Gallery 2 – Yarn Dying; Gallery 3 – Tapestries

 

Nagah Ibrahim, 2014, 1 x .95 m, cotton warp, wool weft.

Nagah Ibrahim, 2014, 1 x .95 m, cotton warp, wool weft.

Ramses Wissa Wassef Art Centre

Website: www.wissawassef.com
Location: Harrania Village in Giza. On the road to the Sakkarah Step Pyramid  and only 3 miles to the Great Pyramids.
Hours: Daily 10.00 am to 5.00 pm
Working Artists:  32 adult artists work in the studios.
Public Areas:

  • Tapestry museum with a 60 year history of tapestries including many early works.
  • Art gallery with new tapestries and batiks for sale including pottery by Suzanne Wissa Wassef.
  • Museum of the work of modern figurative sculptor Habib Gorgi (1892-1965).
  • Other open areas of the grounds with gardens.

Collections: The tapestries are in the collection of Victoria Albert Museum, the British Museum, American University Cairo, US Embassy Cairo, Cairo Opera House and Presidential Banquet Room

 

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