R-A-T: An Associative Ordering
South African Museum
Between Words and Images
Rust en Vreugd
An interesting live lecture on the current night sky is presented every Saturday and Sunday. You will receive a star map and be shown where to find the constellations and planets that are visible this month.
Saturday -...Continue reading
An exhibition by Mary Sibande, winner of the Standard Bank Young Artist (Visual Art) of the Year 2013
Sibande is celebrated for her practice in which she employs the human form as a vehicle - through painting and...Continue reading
A protean and controversial artistic personality between the 1960s and the 1990s, Kevin Atkinson embraced a multiplicity of approaches to making art and made a deep impression on generations of students at UCT. This...Continue reading
Celebrating our permanent collection
Iziko SA National Gallery: Rooms 4,5, Liberman Room, 8 and 9, now open
The permanent collection of any art museum is central to its mission and existence. The Iziko SANG collection...
This exhibition about the African National Congress leader and politician, Oliver Tambo, is produced by the Apartheid Museum. Tambo, along with Nelson Mandela and Walter Sisulu were founding members of the ANC Youth...Continue reading
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...Continue reading
Siemon Allen’s Labels is a large architectural installation displayed in the museum’s Music Room. This visual memorial to South Africa’s rich musical past features 5000 photographs of record labels inserted into a...Continue reading
Rock Art Gallery Ongoing
“What makes us human?” This topical question receives some answer in the form of two unique 100 000-year-old ochre preparing kits from Blombos Cave, South Africa. This remarkable...