Fragile Histories | Fugitive Lives
‘There’s something I must tell you’ An exhibition by Sue Williamson
Brave New World…20 Years of Democracy
South African National Gallery
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 -...Continue reading
Date: 26 until 17 September
Venue: Iziko South African National Gallery Annexe, St Johns Road, Cape Town
Tinnda Tin DÊ DÊ brings together the work of two Brazilian artists, Bernardo Ramalho and Jarbas Lopes. The...Continue reading
Venue: Iziko Bertram House
Date: 25 August – 26 September
This exhibition, which forms part of an Honours Curatorship research project at the University of Cape Town, engages a new trend in the curating of museum...Continue reading
Liberman Room at Iziko South African National Gallery
18 August – November 2014
Deeply entrenched contributions to our history, visual culture, art and design will be revealed in a breathtaking exhibition of treasures...Continue reading
Date: 8 August
Venue: Iziko Koopmans-de Wet House
This fashion exhibition displays eight designer outfits from the 1960s to 1990s, created by Chris Levin and donated by Mark Coetzee. These contrast with the typical...
‘Impressions of Rorke’s Drift - The Jumuna Collection’ will be displayed at the Iziko South African National Gallery (ISANG) from 23 July until 2 November 2014.
Curated by Thembinkosi Goniwe, the exhibition includes...Continue reading
‘There’s something I must tell you’ focuses on women activists involved in the political struggle against apartheid in South Africa, and the artist’s latest work, an installation documenting conversations between iconic...Continue reading
Design & Making [the story of food], in collaboration with the Cape Craft and Design Institute,traces the evolution of craft and design through food – in particular, the vessels used for its preservation, storage,...Continue reading
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...Continue reading
Fragile Histories | Fugitive Lives, by Professor Keith Dietrich, comprises an artist’s book and four photomontages that narrate the tensions and textures of early colonial encounters at the Cape in South Africa. The work...Continue reading
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...Continue reading
Rock Art Gallery Ongoing
“What makes us human?” This topical question receives some answer in the form of two unique 100 000-year-old ochre preparing kits from Blombos Cave, South Africa. This remarkable...