Empower Her Art Forum (May 2024)

Empower Her Art Forum


Empower Her Art Forum, Second Edition 2024

The Empower Her Art Forum (EHAF) returns for its second edition in 2024, continuing its mission to empower and promote women artists from around the world. EHAF is a unique art event dedicated to showcasing the multiplicity of women’s voices and experiences through art. Founded by art curator and event pioneer Shereen Badr, EHAF has established itself as a groundbreaking platform for artistic expression and cultural exchange. 

Dates and Venue:
EHAF 2024 will run from Saturday, May 18th, with the VIP Opening Ceremony held that evening, until Wednesday, May 22nd, culminating in a memorable closing ceremony. The opening hours of the exhibition will be 10am-5pm and 6-10pm between May 19th-21st, and 10am-5pm on May 22nd. 
Building on the success of its inaugural edition, EHAF 2024 will again take place at the prestigious National Museum of Egyptian Civilization (NMEC) in Cairo, providing a distinguished backdrop for the diverse array of artistic talents assembled.

EHAF 2024 will feature over 144 artists from 40 different countries, representing a rich tapestry of cultures and perspectives. These artists will converge at the meticulously constructed exhibition, created specifically for EHAF in the museum, showcasing their works to a global audience.

- The opening ceremony will feature performances by some of Egypt's most iconic singers and musicians, alongside international artists, setting the stage for a vibrant celebration of creativity and diversity. 
- The Forum will continue to focus on inclusion of differently abled audiences and artists. In addition to a replica beside each artwork enabling blind and visually impaired individuals to experience the artwork live, 10 specialized workshops will be organized and facilitated by international artists throughout the event, dedicated specifically to differently abled individuals. 
- The Forum will dedicate a special focus area to our participating Arab artists through Al-Beit Magazine - an affiliate of AlAhram organization - to connect all the Arab women artists involved in the event and highlight their actualization.
- The closing event will feature an exclusive performance by renowned musician Omar Khairat at the museum’s Roman Theatre, offering a mesmerizing finale to EHAF 2024.

Partners and Sponsors:
EHAF 2024 enjoys the sponsorship and endorsement of key partners dedicated to women's empowerment and cultural enrichment.

WE Telecom Egypt and SANAD FOR WOMEN are among the main sponsors, joined by esteemed ministries including the Ministry of Culture, Ministry of Social Solidarity, Ministry of Immigration, Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities, Ministry of Environment, Ministry of Youth and Sports, Egyptian Tourism Authority, and the National Council for Women. 

Strategic partners such as the European Union Delegation to Egypt, UN Women, UNHCR, the Italian Cultural Institute in Egypt, and the embassies of Spain, Chile, and Ireland have also lent their support, underscoring the global significance of EHAF 2024.