Highlights

Current Exhibitions

Friends50

Friends50

  • Date: Apr 15, 2018 to Nov 04, 2018
  • Location: South African National Gallery

Friends50 is a curated selection of items taken from the more than 300 Friends supported acquisitions which have been purchased during the course of the past 50 years by the Friends on behalf of the National Gallery.

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I am What I am

I am What I am

  • Date: Apr 05, 2018 to Sep 22, 2018
  • Location: Slave Lodge

This exhibition enters into conversation on the legalisation of sex workers; the history of the Slave Lodge as an unofficial “slave brothel”; and an insertion of outcasts and marginalised bodies into spaces of...

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Still Figuring Out What It Means to be a Man

Still Figuring Out What It Means to be a Man

  • Date: Apr 05, 2018 to Sep 22, 2018

This multi-media exhibition arose against a backdrop of increasing gender-based and sexual violence perpetrated by men in South African society, that has prompted a growing focus on masculinity. The controversial hashtag...

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InterseXion

InterseXion

  • Date: Mar 22, 2018 to Jul 15, 2018
  • Location: South African National Gallery

InterseXion is a body of photographic images, voice and video installations pertaining to sex workers in South Africa, in particular feminine identified transgender sex workers. Photographer Robert Hamblin has...

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El Anatsui - Meyina

El Anatsui - Meyina

  • Date: Feb 17, 2018 to Apr 29, 2018
  • Location: South African National Gallery

Meyina marks the first solo museum exhibition of El Anatsui – one of the most influential contemporary artists working today – in South Africa. Over the past four decades, Anatsui has created a body of work that has...

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Enough is Enough

Enough is Enough

  • Date: Dec 12, 2017 to Apr 30, 2018
  • Location: Slave Lodge

One in every four women in South Africa is in an abusive relationship. Every six days, a woman in South Africa is murdered by her partner. Every 25 seconds, a woman or girl is raped in South Africa. These shocking...

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