Highlights

Current Exhibitions

The Sky Tonight

The Sky Tonight

  • Date: Jan 01, 2011 to Jan 27, 2013
  • Location: Planetarium

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 -...

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My Naam is Februarie

My Naam is Februarie

  • Date: Oct 20, 2016 to Mar 31, 2017
  • Location: Slave Lodge

Iziko Museums of South Africa in partnership with Geometry Global
Location: Iziko Slave Lodge
From: 21 October 2016   To: 31 March 2017
Venue: Iziko Slave Lodge Wilberforce Room

‘My naam is February: Identities...

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Standard Bank Young Artist 2016

Standard Bank Young Artist 2016

  • Date: Oct 20, 2016 to Jan 29, 2017
  • Location: South African National Gallery

LEFA LA NTATE, an exhibition by Mohau Modisakeng

LEFA LA NTATE represents a poignant moment of grieving, catharsis and critical response to the historical legacy of exploitation and inequality, and the current lived...

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Red in the Rainbow

Red in the Rainbow

  • Date: Jul 25, 2015 to Apr 30, 2017
  • Location: Slave Lodge

Venue: Iziko Slave Lodge
Date: 25 July 2015 to end April 2017

Red in the Rainbow is an exhibition based on Lynn Carneson’s book, Red in the Rainbow: The Life and Times of Fred and Sarah Carneson. The exhibition, which...

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Views from Bo-Kaap

Views from Bo-Kaap

  • Date: Apr 25, 2015 to Dec 31, 2016
  • Location: Bo-Kaap Museum

Iziko’s Social History and Art Collections departments will be displaying selected paintings at the Bo-Kaap Museum. Situated above Cape Town’s city centre on the slopes of Signal Hill, this space resonates with exquisite...

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“Labels” an artwork installation by Siemon Allen

“Labels” an artwork installation by Siemon Allen

  • Date: Mar 23, 2015 to Dec 31, 2016
  • Location: Slave Lodge

Labels” comprises record covers, disks and images relating to music, and functions as a historical record of South Africa’s musical past, reflecting on famous as well as forgotten musicians. The installation serves as a...

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Singing Freedom: Music and the struggle against apartheid

Singing Freedom: Music and the struggle against apartheid

  • Date: Mar 21, 2014 to Apr 30, 2017
  • Location: Slave Lodge

Music played a vital role during the struggle against apartheid. The melodies, carried in the hearts of people, served as calls to action, inspired, encouraged and motivated. Freedom songs provide a window into the...

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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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