Augmented reality African nature experience at Iziko

  • Jan 9, 2018

Experience the Nature’s Best Photography Africa photographic exhibition like never before! Iziko Museums of South Africa and Nature’s Best Photography, sponsored by Digital Agency, NMPi South Africa, bring visitors an exciting augmented reality (AR) experience as part of this years ‘winners’ exhibition.


Astronomical adventures await you this summer!

  • Dec 20, 2017

Blast off into the summer sky as we take you closer to the stars than you’ve ever imagined! This summer, the Iziko Planetarium and Digital Dome is ready to welcome space cadets and astronauts of all ages to prepare for an astronomical space adventure!


Bauer’s critical cartooning re-ignites thought on Reconciliation Day

  • Dec 12, 2017

Cartoons have a long history of impacting society –Alternative Press, Works by Derek Bauer is no exception. The exhibition showcases original works, and celebrates Bauer as one of South Africa’s finest cartoonists. A visit to the Iziko South African National Gallery (ISANG) takes visitors on a visual journey of review, reverence and reconciliation.



  • Dec 6, 2017

Encounter, Discover, Explore…art, nature, people and more! This summer holiday #BeatTheHeat and visit one of Iziko’s cool museums at *half price!


Thursday late at the ISANG!

  • Dec 1, 2017

Kick off your festive season with Thursday Late at the Iziko South African National Gallery (ISANG). Enjoy FREE ENTRY to a specially curated programme of art, performances, live music, DJ’s and food trucks on 7 December from 6pm – 9pm.


Through Positive Eyes – From Human Wrongs to Human Rights

  • Nov 28, 2017

On 1 December, Iziko Museums of South Africa commemorates World Emancipation Day and Aids Day. Slavery was abolished at the Cape in 1834. Today, human trafficking and stigma attached to HIV/AIDS are prevalent issues that shackle individuals into a life of modern-day slavery.


Looking beyond the “Painted Surfaces”

  • Nov 24, 2017

 A technical understanding of artworks reveals the creative processes and adds a new dimension to looking at paintings

Painted Surfaces, opening at the Iziko South African National Gallery (ISANG) on 30 November 2017, presents some well-known South African paintings in a whole new light – literally! 


‘Nature’s Best Photography Africa’ Winners Announcement

  • Nov 9, 2017

The winners of the Nature’s Best Photography Africa competition were announced at the Iziko South African Museum on Tuesday, 7 November. The annual awards event precedes the opening of an exhibition of the same name.  The exhibition showcases the top seventy-five award-winning photographs taken in Africa, sourced from entries by photographers from across the globe.


2017 Nature’s Best Photography Category Winners

  • Nov 9, 2017

PHOTOGRAPHER OF THE YEAR– Brendon Cremer – South Africa


Standard Bank Young Artist 2017 - Beth Diane Armstrong

  • Oct 27, 2017

Iziko Museums of South Africa is hosting the Cape Town showing of the annual Standard Bank Young Artist 2017– Visual Art  exhibition. For more than three decades, Iziko and Standard Bank have been in partnership to recognise and laud and exhibit works by young emerging artists. Beth Diane Armstrong is the winner of the coveted title this year


A journey into Space and beyond

  • Oct 3, 2017

Visiting the Dome is an indescribable experience, hard to put into words. Each encounter is different.  Launching two new shows this spring, a visit to the Iziko Planetarium and Digital Dome takes the entire family on an exhilarating space adventure!


A museum adventure…

  • Sep 29, 2017

Be one of the lucky young explorers to experience the Iziko South African Museum after dark! Go stargazing in the Planetarium, and fall asleep in the magical Whale Well! On Friday, 6 October 2017, kids have a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to have a sleepover at Cape Town’s landmark museum. Don’t miss out!