Current exhibitions

Lionel Davis: Gathering Strands

Lionel Davis: Gathering Strands

  • Date: Jun 22, 2017 to Oct 1, 2017

The Iziko South African National Gallery together with the District Six Museum is pleased to announce an exhibition by Lionel Davis. The anti-Apartheid activist and artist will be displaying his work at an exhibition...


ART AND MUSIC CENTRES SHOWCASE EXHIBITION

ART AND MUSIC CENTRES SHOWCASE EXHIBITION

  • Date: Jun 1, 2017 to Aug 11, 2017

The Art and Music Centres of the Western Cape Education Department will use an exhibition space in the Iziko South African National Gallery, Annexe for a showcase exhibition of learners work. The work will be a...


Magic of Asian Puppets

Magic of Asian Puppets

  • Date: May 13, 2017 to Jul 31, 2017

Asian theatre puppets are an expression of the richness of Asia’s performing arts. The over 100 string, rod, hand and shadow puppets featured on this exhibition have survived the centuries, during which the puppet...


At Face Value

At Face Value

  • Date: Dec 15, 2016 to Dec 15, 2017

The Iziko South African National Gallery is exhibiting some of its extensive and diverse collection of portraiture. While most portraits focus on the face, others reveal more about the environment and social...


Permanent exhibitions

Symbols of South African Cultures

Symbols of South African Cultures

  • Date: Sep 24, 2014 to Sep 30, 2024

Symbols of South African Cultures - in collaboration with the South African Post Office’s Philately Services.  A series of commemorative stamps depicting local cultural artefacts, as captured by local photographer Hein...