Highlights

Current Exhibitions

Standard Bank Young Artist for Visual Art 2018

Standard Bank Young Artist for Visual Art 2018

  • Date: Oct 18, 2018 to Jan 27, 2019
When Dust Settles Igshaan Adams
In this exhibition, Adams presents a multi-sensory large-scale installation, bringing together aspects of sculpture, textiles, found objects, furniture and performance to create an...
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Not the Usual Suspects

Not the Usual Suspects

  • Date: Oct 05, 2018 to Apr 28, 2019

A survey of the Market Photo Workshop (MPW), a renowned photography and visual literacy training institution based in Johannesburg and founded by the late David Goldblatt in 1989.

Not the Usual Suspectsis a celebration...

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Under Cover of Darkness

Under Cover of Darkness

  • Date: Sep 26, 2018 to Oct 21, 2019

The exhibition Under Cover of Darkness aims to highlight the experience of colonial subjects through a specific focus on the lives of three women - ‘Susanna of Bengal’, Krotoa and an as yet unidentified other  - by...

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Tata Madiba. Father of our democracy: Father of our Nation.

Tata Madiba. Father of our democracy: Father of our Nation.

  • Date: Jul 19, 2018 to Dec 31, 2018
  • Location: South African Museum

In 2018, the year of Nelson Mandela’s Centenary, we are excited to have you join us at Iziko South African Museum for our upgraded Tata Madiba exhibition.

The upgraded Tata Madiba exhibition content and objects are...

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Hidden Treasures

Hidden Treasures

  • Date: Aug 09, 2017 to Feb 17, 2019

The exhibition Hidden Treasures is a rich display of many outstanding and rare objects from Iziko’s Permanent Collection of African Art. Some of these have never been exhibited before, while others are newly...

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Assessing Abstraction

Assessing Abstraction

  • Date: Aug 01, 2017 to Feb 17, 2019
  • Location: South African National Gallery

As the scratchings on the 70 000-year-old Blombos ochre reveal, that non-figurative mark-marking long predates the very notion of ‘art’ itself. While abstraction’s ‘invention’ in the early 20th century by European...

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