Badr Museum is located in Farafra Oasis, it is a combination between a house & a museum to displays the work of a local artist, Badr Abdel Moghny. He works with mud, stone and sand to paint and sculpt art that depicts traditional oasis life.
Badr Abdel-Moghni is a native of the oasis, a self-taught artist who encapsulates the local life in sculpture, oil and watercolor. He has shaped models out of local clay into postures illustrating the crafts and pastimes of the people of Farafra and exhibits them in a custom-built museum, together with a collection of local objects.
He is also a mine of information about the life and culture of the oasis. Some of Badr’s most striking work is in local sandstone which he carves into distinctive figures and features. He works with mud, stone and sand to paint and sculpt art that depicts traditional oasis life.
This is a great way to learn about how the oasis people live while enjoying some lovely works of art. If you happen to reach the Farafra part of the desert, visit Badr Museum.