Galleria 40’s New Culture Lab


Discover your Art, Dance & Music Talents

For those artistic and creative souls, Sheikh Zayed’s Galleria40 recently launched Culture Lab. Offering three of the newly established and highly creative schools, which include a wide variety of courses, lessons, exhibitions and much more. The schools areThe Art Café, Slimnastics dance studio, and Art Mania for music instruments and vocal instruction.

The opening ceremony for the recent launch, which was on The 15th of January, saw a day packed with fun activities and performances. Art Café included calligraphy and painting workshops for adults and a ‘creativity table’ for kids. Live performances by Jukebox, and a drum circle for all ages. In addition, New Cairo’s Slimnastics Studio held three performances of a stage-version of Sleeping Beauty and much more.

TheArt Café is a hub for fine and applied arts education, as well as recreational activities. The distinctive venue offers a wide range of top quality art classes, events and other art activities to individuals and establishments. The team consists of over 50 highly-trained, qualified instructors and supporting team. The Art Café also includes an interactive space for kids and adults to experiment, play, and create as they make connections between their own creative explorations and the ideas, tools, and techniques of modern and contemporary art.

Slimnastics Studio is the first private ballet school in Egypt with educational guidance through an internationally certified curriculum, serving girls from ages 3 to 15. In addition to expertise in ballet, also offered are a diverse selection of aerobics programs for women and children, including group fitness, dance classes and personal training, as well as kickboxing and wellness workshops. Since opening in December 2013, the studio has trained over 1,000 young students some of whom have gone on to become professional dancers. Slimnastics are also the only place in Egypt where mothers can attend an Aerobics class in conjunction with her child’s class.

With their original branch across Mall of Arabia, this is ArtMania’s second music school venture that is certified by the Rock School of England. It provides music lessons both vocal and instrumental, equipped studios for jamming and rehearsals, and an exclusive instrument store. ArtMania is a place where serious music enthusiastscan take their talent to another level, many students have participated in music festivals such as the Cairo Jazz festival.Music instruction is available for Classical Guitar, Electric Guitar, Piano, Keyboards, Oud, Drums, Kanun, Percussion, Flute, Music Theory, Vocals, and much more. The Jamming Studio is sound proof and prepared with state-of-the-art equipment.

The Culture Lab is a fresh addition to the cultural flourishing happening around West Cairo, pop in and try your hand at a class, you never know what you’ll find you’re capable of!