Current Exhibitions

This exhibition, Singing Freedom, shows that music was integral to events such as the Sharpeville massacre and other turning points in our history.  …
Iziko Museums of South Africa celebrates the 50th anniversary of Earth Day with the online launch of The Adventures of Mbali – Iziko’s Super Explorer…
Matereality presents a survey of emerging and established artists in the 21st century who use particular media in deliberate, surprising and…
The exhibition, entitled Sentinels of the South, examines the history, discoveries and current role of South Africa’s Antarctic and Southern Ocean…
Drawing from the Collection showcases the variety of drawings and works on paper from the Permanent Collection of Iziko South African National…
Dr William Fehr (1892 – 1968) was a Cape Town based businessman with a passion for collecting historical art and objects. The collection went on…
Tribute is an active display where learners and teachers can interact with artworks especially chosen to support their classroom practice. All…
‘Aluta  Continua’, a multi-media exhibition, at the Iziko Slave Lodge, zooms in on the Western Cape chapter of the 1976 student uprisings, and…
The Origins of Early Sapiens Behaviour Exhibition is a showcase of a culmination of some 30 years of archaeological research in the southern Cape,…
The Effendis of 71 Wale Street, Bo-Kaap is an exhibition through which Iziko Museums of South Africa hopes to help validate, celebrate and honour the…
The São José represents the first known shipwreck with enslaved Africans on board to be identified, studied and excavated. This exhibition, …
Iziko Museums of South Africa celebrated the International Mandela Day, centenary conversation with the launch of:  “Tata Madiba:  Father of our…
Iziko Museums of South Africa in partnership with the Friends of Design: Academy of Digital Arts, presents the exhibition: Kemet: Life in Ancient…
The exhibition Under Cover of Darkness aims to highlight the experience of colonial subjects through a specific focus on the lives of three women - ‘…