Highlights

Current Exhibitions

Wine of Exile: The Wine of Napoleon on St. Helena

Wine of Exile: The Wine of Napoleon on St. Helena

  • Date: Feb 21, 2019 to Jun 21, 2019
  • Location: Groot Constantia Manor House

This year the world commemorates the 250th anniversary of the birth of Napoleon. This recently opened exhibition is based on the history of the wine that was ordered from Groot Constantia for Napoleon while on exile on St...

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Filling In the Gaps

Filling In the Gaps

  • Date: Feb 15, 2019 to Oct 31, 2019
  • Location: South African National Gallery

As an important response to 2019’s ‘tenor of the times’, the Iziko South African National Gallery will be foregrounding its recent acquisitions in an exhibition titled Filling in the Gaps. Works in Filling in the Gaps,...

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Kemet: Life in Ancient Egypt

Kemet: Life in Ancient Egypt

  • Date: Dec 01, 2018 to Dec 01, 2019
  • Location: Slave Lodge

Iziko Museums of South Africa in partnership with the Friends of Design: Academy of Digital Arts, presents the exhibition: Kemet: Life in Ancient Egypt.

This student-driven project, centred round creating an augmented...

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H2O Today

H2O Today

  • Date: Nov 28, 2018 to Jul 31, 2019

H2O Today explores the beauty and essential nature of water, the planet’s lifeblood. The exhibition examines the diversityand challenges of our global water sources and promotes conversation, creativity and innovation...

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Object Ecologies

Object Ecologies

  • Date: Nov 04, 2018 to Mar 31, 2019

In this collection of mobile museums things of many kinds are displayed. These displays refer to the complex world of images and objects: their making, their circulation, and the issues at stake when they are moved from...

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Not the Usual Suspects

Not the Usual Suspects

  • Date: Oct 05, 2018 to Apr 28, 2019

Not the Usual Suspects, a survey of the Market Photo Workshop (MPW), recently opened at the Iziko South African National Gallery, and runs until 21 April 2019. The exhibition, a tribute to the Market Photo Workshop...

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Under Cover of Darkness

Under Cover of Darkness

  • Date: Sep 26, 2018 to Oct 21, 2019

The exhibition Under Cover of Darkness aims to highlight the experience of colonial subjects through a specific focus on the lives of three women - ‘Susanna of Bengal’, Krotoa and an as yet unidentified other  - by...

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