Highlights

Current Exhibitions

When Dust Settles

When Dust Settles

  • Date: Dec 15, 2018 to Jan 27, 2019
  • Location: South African National Gallery

Igshaan Adams, When Dust Settles

Standard Bank Young Artist of the Year, 2018

In this exhibition, Adams presents a multi-sensory large-scale installation, bringing together aspects of sculpture, textiles, found...

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Nature’s Best Photography Africa 2018

Nature’s Best Photography Africa 2018

  • Date: Dec 06, 2018 to Mar 03, 2019
  • Location: South African Museum

Nature’s Best Photography Africa is the premier annual African nature photography competition in the world that has been running for 4 years. Iziko Museums of South Africa has partnered with NBP Africa in the annual...

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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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Standard Bank Young Artist for Visual Art 2018

Standard Bank Young Artist for Visual Art 2018

  • Date: Oct 18, 2018 to Jan 27, 2019
When Dust Settles Igshaan Adams
In this exhibition, Adams presents a multi-sensory large-scale installation, bringing together aspects of sculpture, textiles, found objects, furniture and performance to create an...
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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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Hidden Treasures

Hidden Treasures

  • Date: Aug 09, 2017 to Feb 17, 2019

The exhibition Hidden Treasures is a rich display of many outstanding and rare objects from Iziko’s Permanent Collection of African Art. Some of these have never been exhibited before, while others are newly...

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Assessing Abstraction

Assessing Abstraction

  • Date: Aug 01, 2017 to Feb 17, 2019
  • Location: South African National Gallery

As the scratchings on the 70 000-year-old Blombos ochre reveal, that non-figurative mark-marking long predates the very notion of ‘art’ itself. While abstraction’s ‘invention’ in the early 20th century by European...

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