Gallery Misr is a Modern and Contemporary Art gallery that opened to the public in 2011. The gallery is dedicated to promoting Egyptian art both locally and internationally through its local exhibitions, art fairs as well as international collaborations with other galleries, museums and art foundations. Gallery Misr was founded and is directed by Artist Mohammed Talaat, former Director of Palace of Arts in Cairo Opera House, one of the most prominent art platforms in Egypt where artists exhibit at. Talaat has carefully witnessed the art movement from 2000 to 2011 and curated many important art events such as What’s Happening Now in Cairo (2007) and Spain (2009), Why Not (2009), Undercurrent Art Sawa Dubai (2010) and Human Body (2010). Gallery Misr is located in the art hub of Egypt (Zamalek), a neighborhood full of art spaces and galleries.