MASS Alexandria hours

Open to the public:
Sunday - Thursday
1 pm : 8 pm


 Alexandria, Egypt
2 El Madina Al Monawara, Miami, Alexandria, Egypt

ABOUT MASS Alexandria

MASS Alexandria is a space founded by artist Wael Shawky in 2010 to provide an opportunity for independent study and learning for artists in Egypt. MASS Alexandria is located in the east-Alexandrian neighbourhood of Miami. The 500-sqm space is housed in the basement of a residential building. The basement is a shared studio, meeting, screening and performance space. Through its program, MASS Alexandria aims to supplement existing art education programs, with a focus on the conceptual aspects of artistic production. Artists, art educators and curators lead monthly workshops, seminars and lectures. Focusing on contemporary artistic practices, the program also encourages students to work closely with cultural, artistic and scientific ideas in the fields of art history, theory and inter-disciplinary studies.



MASS Alexandria Library maintains an open access library space with wireless internet, reading area and list of over 500 titles of books, periodicals and DVDs. The library primarily focuses on exhibition catalogues, artist books, monographs, and critical theory covering various mediums. A particular focus is photography .