Iziko Museums of South Africa, in partnership with the Goodman Gallery and the Friends of the Iziko South African National Gallery, is proud to present an exhibition of El Anatsui – arguably one of the Continent’s most pre-eminent artists. Anatsui’s much anticipated first solo museum show on South African soil, entitled Meyina, opens at the Iziko South African National Gallery on 17 February 2018.
2017 was a challenging but successful year for Iziko. Notably, Iziko received an unqualified report from the Auditor-General of South Africa (AGSA) – an indication that the institution is well managed from governance, financial and performance perspectives.
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.
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!
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.
Encounter, Discover, Explore…art, nature, people and more! This summer holiday #BeatTheHeat and visit one of Iziko’s cool museums at *half price!
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.
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.
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!
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.
PHOTOGRAPHER OF THE YEAR– Brendon Cremer – South Africa
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