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Upcoming Exhibitions

View Lithuba Lakho 2019 Lithuba Lakho 2019
29 March 2019 TO 10 May 2019

This is the fourth installment of the LITHUBA LAKHO (This is your Opportunity): Top Eastern Cape craft exhibition and competition. 

The exhibition and competition supports the development of top export quality craft from a diverse range of disciplines. Crafters and designers working in the Eastern Cape Province are invited to submit outstanding creations for exhibition. 

This competition and exhibition is designed to promote excellence in our local craft market and has been initiated by the Eastern Province Development Corporation and the Nelson Mandela Metropolitan Art Museum.  

An exhibition opening will be held on the 29 March 2019 at 18H00.

View When dust settles - Igshaan Adams When dust settles - Igshaan Adams
17 April 2019 TO 17 May 2019

The 2018 Standard Bank Young Artist Award for Visual Art 

Artist: Igshaan Adams
Title: When Dust Settles
Medium: Mixed Media

This exhibition, presents a multi-sensory large-scale installation, bringing together aspects of sculpture, textiles, found objects, furniture and performance.

View Keiskamma Trust Exhibition Keiskamma Trust Exhibition
10 April 2019 TO 26 May 2019

This exhibition pays tribute to the artistic work done by the Keiskamma Trust. 

The Trust was set up in the village of Hamburg to promote health and hope through art, music, HIV/AIDS treatment, poverty alleviation projects and education initiatives. 

The central display on the exhibition at the Art Museum will be the Keiskamma Guernica, acquired by the city for its art collection in 2010. The tapestry shows the painful struggle of rural communities dealing with the AIDS epidemic.

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