A photographic journal of over 100 HIV positive people across the world is given voice in Through Positive Eyes, an exhibition currently on display at the Iziko Slave Lodge.
For all new, upcoming and current exhibitions, planetarium shows, education and public programmes and events, and Friends activities currently on at Iziko Museums of South Africa, please see the Iziko website and follow us on Facebook and Twitter for up-to-the-minute details.
Great friends share your life and are often part of those unforgettable moments and memories. Making new friends can also be interesting (and sometimes challenging)
Collaboration between Iziko Museums of South Africa and District Six Museum has resulted in curating and hosting a retrospective exhibition of works by artist, educator, anti-apartheid activist political prisoner and former District Six resident, Lionel Davis.
Commemorate Youth Day with *FREE entry to *Iziko museums on 16 June 2017(*excluding the Planetarium and Digital Dome, Groot Constantia, and museums currently closed for maintenance). Discover and explore diverse collections of history, art and science.
The long awaited launch of the revamped Iziko Planetarium and Digital Dome is imminent and Iziko will finally open the doors of this unique new facility to the public on 27 May 2017.
On Thursday, 18 May 2017, Iziko Museums of South Africa joins the global museum community to celebrate International Museum Day. The theme for this year is, “Museums and contested histories, saying the unspeakable in museums.” Entrance is free at most of our museums (excluding Groot Constantia Estate).
Museum Night founding partner, Iziko Museums of South Africa, in collaboration with Thursdays Projects, will offer free admission to three Iziko museums on Museum Night 2017, 20 April, from 5pm to 10pm.
On Thursday, 20 April 2017, explore the museums of Cape Town's central city in a new light… after dark. More information on the Museum Night Cape Town 2017 programme will follow, but for now please save the date and invite your friends and family to the Facebook event page.
Human Rights Day is commemorated annually on 21 March as a reminder to those of us reaping the rewards of democracy, that freedom came at high price, and that for many that price was their lives.
In 2017, Iziko Museums of South Africa remains as committed as ever to the acquisition, conservation, storage, communication and exhibition of our tangible and intangible heritage, and the generation and transmission of culture and knowledge.
Covered in thousands of coloured glass beads, it looks like a harmless ice cream truck, but the shape of the vehicle parked outside of the Iziko South African National Gallery is unmistakable – Casspir!