What’s On at Iziko

October 15th, 2010

What’s On

Mandela: Leader, Comrade, Negotiator, Prisoner & Statesman

August 23rd, 2010

mandela

Mandela: Leader, Comrade, Negotiator, Prisoner and Statesman, at the Slave Lodge, celebrates the life and times of the father of the South African nation and highlights South Africa’s epic struggle against apartheid. The exhibition explores Mandela’s extraordinary life, breathing life to a story which has been retold countless times in documentaries, books and other exhibitions around the world.

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1910-2010: From Pierneef to Gugulective

August 23rd, 2010

 

1910-2010: From Pierneef to Gugulective highlights the history and diversity of modern and contemporary South African art over the last 100 years.

This exhibition aims to simultaneously show the Gallery’s permanent collection as well as a reflective selection of art from around the country which echo moments in South African history during the
last century.

Get Behind-the-Scenes information on the exhibition here.

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Ghoema & Glitter: New Year Carnival in Cape

August 23rd, 2010

ghoemaGhoema & Glitter: New Year Carnival in Cape Town which is on display until 31 January 2011 at the Good Hope Gallery at the Castle of Good Hope.

This groundbreaking exhibition explores a unique part of Cape Town and South Africa’s history and culture with content that has never before been the subject of a museum exhibition.

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African Dinosaurs

August 23rd, 2010

African Dinosaurs

African Dinosaurs opened at the Iziko South African Museum on 29 May 2010. This exhibition showcases dinosaurs and their reptilian relatives that roamed the African continent from 230 to 65 million years ago.

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Bibliography on South African art

August 21st, 2010

Please let us know if you have any comments or any other recommendations. Contact Andrea Lewis: alewis@iziko.org.za.

You can also visit our Art Collections Library and ask for further assistance:

Art Collections Library; Iziko South African Gallery Annexe; St John’s Street, Cape Town

An extensive art research and reference resource covering South African art and international art, with books, journals, exhibition catalogues (some are available for sale), sales/auction catalogues, newspaper clippings since 1994, artist’s files and art boxes, pamphlets, DVDs, CD’s and videos.

Open: Monday to Friday 08:30-16:00. For an appointment, contact Tel. 021 482 3977/8. sdante@iziko.org.za.

 South African art bibliography