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Exhibition Opening WAM: Daylin Paul – Broken Land

What Is It? WITS Art Museum presents the "Broken Land" exhibition by Daylin Paul this October. In "Broken Land", photographer and journalist Daylin Paul investigates the impact of Mpumalanga’s fuel-burning coal stations on the local population, farming community and economy. Featuring works from his ongoing documentary that won the Ernest Cole Photographic Award in 2017, […]

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In Conversation II: Sam Nhlengethwa and William Kentridge at WAM

What Is It? South African art giants Sam Nhlengethwa and William Kentridge first met in the 1980s. As teenagers hailing from completely different backgrounds the pair became unlikely friends. But, a common love for art and music helped formed a friendship which has lasted over three decades. Each artist’s distinctive taste in music often reveals […]

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Fun With Space: Family Talkabout with Kamal Naran

What Is It? Have you ever wanted to learn more about perspective in art? Join the Wits Art Musuem for a family-fun talkabout with Kamal Naran. Using the Leeto: A Sam Nhlengethwa Print Retrospective exhibition, which is currently on show at the art museum, guests will explore how the artist uses space in his artworks. You […]

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Alfred Thoba A Step Becomes A Statement

What Is It? Join in for a walk and talk through Alfred Thoba: A Step becomes a Statement. The exhibition reveals the artist’s distinctive vision and style that has cemented his unique legacy. The show chronicles the major milestones in South Africa’s political history as well as the painter’s own personal journey. Where Is It? […]

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Wits Art Museum

Wits Art Museum (WAM) is one of Johannesburg's premier tourist attractions, along with the Apartheid Museum and Constitution Hill. It is part of the Wits University Cultural Precinct, just three blocks from Nelson Mandela Bridge. WAM is located in the hip, regenerating area of Braamfontein, which is also home to many students, interesting shops and places […]

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