We have a new initiative on our web site – a calendar of heritage events, which is for the benefit of the entire heritage community.

If you have an event at your institutions then the we will help to promote this, subject to various terms and conditions as found on this page, and we welcome your letting us know about these – see below for details.

Current Exhibitions

Please see the list of current exhibitions at the bottom of this page.

August 2015

9 August. Iziko Museums of South Africa. Women’s Day. FREE ENTRY. Excluding Planetarium and Castle of Good Hope.

9 August. Public Lecture. Dr Samuel D. Kassow. Polin Museum in the History of Polish Jews. Cape Town Holocaust Centre. 6pm,

12-13 August. National Library of South Africa / IFLA 2015 Pre-Conference. Newspaper e-publishing trends – the stewardship role of libraries. Mogena Game Lodge (Dinokeng Game Reserve), Pretoria. Web Site: http://www.nlsa.ac.za/ifla2015/index.php.

15-21 August. IFLA. IFLA World Library and Information Congress : Dynamic Libraries: Access, Development and Transformation. Cape Town. Website: http://conference.ifla.org/ifla81.

12 August. Public Screening: A Snake Give Birth to a Snake. Cape Town Holocaust Centre. 6pm

17 August. Public Consultation Workshop on the Copyright Amendment Bill 2015.

18 August. Public Screening: Political, Polish Jew: The Story of Pinchas Gutter. Cape Town Holocaust Centre. 6pm.

28 August – 19 November. Between Darkness & Light. Photographic Exhibition by Jobi Bieber. South African National Gallery. Cape Town.

29 August. Women in Art Panel Discussion. Womens’ Gaol. Constitution Hill.

29 August – 15 November. Karroo Discolure. A Collaborative Art Installation. South African Museum. Cape Town

September 2015

3 September. South African Digitisation Initiative (SADI) / Wits Institute for Social and Economic Research (WISER). OMEKA for web publishing. Contact: Gabriele Mohale. Gabriele.Mohale@wits.ac.za. 011.717.1940.

11-13 September. The Feminine Perspective. Germinate: An Art Making and Creative Writing Journey. A 3-day creative retreat. Contact: feminineperspective5@gmail.com. 082.824.5491 / 084.505.1711.

22 September. Collections Trust. Collections Trust Annual Conference. Natural History Museum, London. Contact: Lucy Douglas. lucy@collectionstrust.org.uk.

October 2015

26-29 October. South African Museums Association. 79th National SAMA Conference. Riverside Hotel, Durban. Hosted by SAMA KZN. Contact: Regina van Vuuren or Pam McFadden.  034.212.2654.

Current Exhibitions

– 6 September 2015. William Kentridge. The Refusal of Time. Iziko South African Gallery. Cape Town.

– 15 September 2015. Nature’s Best Photographic Africa. Iziko South African Museum. Cape Town.

current – 18 September 2015. Tracing the Cosmos. The brushstrokes of the Cave Artists. Origins Centre. University of Witwatersrand. Johannesburg.

current – 30 September 2015. Images from a Golden Age. Michaelis Collection at the Old Town House. Cape Town.

current – 30 September 2015. Tata Madiba: Father of our Democracy, Father of our Nation. South African Museum. Cape Town.

current – 31 December 2015. “Labels” an artwork installation by Siemon Allen. Iziko Slave Lodge. Cape Town.

current – 31 December 2015. Bo-Kaap in Conversation. Bo-Kaap Museum. Cape Town.

current – 1 November 2015. Brushing up on Stern. Iziko South Africa Gallery. Cape Town.

current – 30 November 2015. Buzz about Honeybees and Pollination. South African Museum. Cape Town.

current – end June 2016. Red in the Rainbow. An Exhibition Based on Lynn Carneson’s book. Iziko Slave Lodge. Cape Town.

current – 31 December 2016. Material women? The shweshwe story. Iziko Slave Lodge. Cape Town.

current – 30 April 2017. Singing Freedom: Music and the stuggle against apartheid. Iziko Slave Lodge. Cape Town.

Terms and Conditions

The following types of events are suited for inclusion into this calendar:

  • conferences
  • non-commercial workshops and courses (commercial by arrangement)
  • meetings of heritage associations and bodies
  • site visits
  • talks and lectures
  • public meetings

If you would like us to add your event please contact Roger Layton.