Highlights

Current Exhibitions

Lionel Davis: Gathering Strands

Lionel Davis: Gathering Strands

  • Date: Jun 22, 2017 to Oct 01, 2017
  • Location: South African National Gallery

The Iziko South African National Gallery together with the District Six Museum is pleased to announce an exhibition by Lionel Davis. The anti-Apartheid activist and artist will be displaying his work at an exhibition...

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THROUGH POSITIVE EYES

THROUGH POSITIVE EYES

  • Date: Jun 01, 2017 to Feb 28, 2018
  • Location: Slave Lodge

Through Positive Eyes is an exhibition which builds on the work of South African photographer Gideon Mendel, harnessing the power of the arts to banish HIV stigma.

Award-winning photographer Gideon Mendel and UCLA...

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ART AND MUSIC CENTRES SHOWCASE EXHIBITION

ART AND MUSIC CENTRES SHOWCASE EXHIBITION

  • Date: Jun 01, 2017 to Aug 11, 2017
  • Location: South African National Gallery

The Art and Music Centres of the Western Cape Education Department will use an exhibition space in the Iziko South African National Gallery, Annexe for a showcase exhibition of learners work. The work will be a selection...

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Magic of Asian Puppets

Magic of Asian Puppets

  • Date: May 13, 2017 to Jul 31, 2017
  • Location: South African National Gallery

Asian theatre puppets are an expression of the richness of Asia’s performing arts. The over 100 string, rod, hand and shadow puppets featured on this exhibition have survived the centuries, during which the puppet theatre...

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Crossing the Ecoline

Crossing the Ecoline

  • Date: Feb 01, 2017 to Dec 31, 2017
  • Location: South African Museum

Between the atmosphere and the ocean – at the point where the absorption of carbon dioxide takes place – is the “ecoline”. This is where two environments interconnect. Working in close consultation with marine scientists...

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At Face Value

At Face Value

  • Date: Dec 15, 2016 to Dec 15, 2017
  • Location: South African National Gallery

The Iziko South African National Gallery is exhibiting some of its extensive and diverse collection of portraiture. While most portraits focus on the face, others reveal more about the environment and social...

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Material women? The shweshwe story

Material women? The shweshwe story

  • Date: Feb 23, 2013 to Dec 31, 2017
  • Location: Slave Lodge

By means of costumes, accessories and contextual images, this exhibition traces the origins of isishweshwe cloth from its roots as a trade item in Asia and Europe, to its establishment as a much-loved southern African...

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