Whatz On @Iziko

  • Posted: Jun 30, 2017

For all new, upcoming and current exhibitions, planetarium shows, education and public programmes and events, and Friends activities currently on at Iziko Museums of South Africa, please see the Iziko website and follow us on Facebook and Twitter for up-to-the-minute details.

  • All visitors enjoy *FREE ENTRY at all Iziko museums this *Women’s Day, 9 August 2017 (*excl. Groot Constantia and Planetarium)


  • Gathering StrandsA retrospective exhibition showcasing and celebrating four decades of creative production by the artist, activist and educator, Lionel Davis.
  • Opened at the ISANG on 22 June 2017.
  • Through Positive Eyesfeatures over 100 photographs, sculptural works and live storytelling, documenting the realities of individuals living with HIV across the globe. Now on view at the ISL.

Friends of the South African Museum


  • Wednesday, 26 July 2017Dr Rebecca Rogers Ackermann, Department of Archaeology, University of Cape Town, presents a lecture, ‘Ancient Sex: Tracking Gene Exchange in Our Ancestors’. At the ISAM at 18:00. Members free, non-members, R30.

Guided tours

  • Wednesday, 19 July 2017Guided tour of Holocaust Museum, Hatfield Street. Time: 10:00–12:00
  • Thursday, 3 August 2017 Guided tour of the Perfume Museum, Tableview


  • 5–9 July 2017 Annual fossil expedition, Nieu Bethesda.
  • 28–29 July 2017 Overnight on Robben Island, sleeping in the medium security prison. A geological and historical perspective.

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