Holiday art highlights 2022

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And just like that the year is almost over. If you're still in Joburg this festive season our holiday exhibitions guide lets you know where you can get your fill of art.

For a full guide to what’s on in Joburg, check out our online events calendar and subscribe to our weekly newsletter published every Thursday morning. 

From left to right: Kunsklas Menlo Park II, Fanie Buys, Oil on Fabriano Tela; Keiskamma Guernica, Keiskamma Art Project; Kungwini Head, Anton Smit.

Closed from Fri, Dec 23

Until Sat, Dec 24 – Walk among Anton Smit's sculptures with Colossal at Nelson Mandela Square. The Square is also the venue for free concerts over the holiday season. See Festive Live info here.
Until Jan 2023 – Revel in work by some of South Africa's exciting contemporary artists and enjoy exquisitley crafted shelves at The Shelf Show at the gallery.
Until Jan 21, 2023  – Goodman Gallery present A Different Now is Close Enough to Exhale on You, a group exhibition curated by writer Bonaventure Soh Bejeng Ndikung.

Closed on public holidays

Until Tue, Jan 31, 2023 – Meditate on sculpture with the group exhibition A Quiet Focus at NIROX Sculpture Park.
Until Mar 2023 – Get lost in Keiskamma Art Project's intricate tapestries at Constitution Hill with their astounding exhibition Umaf’ evuka, nje ngenyanga.
Until Sep 2023 – Watch as virtual reality art transforms Walter Sisulu Botanical Gardens with the exhibition Seeing the Invisible.

If you're wondering what else to do these holidays read our festive events guide. Stay safe, have fun and happy holidays! See you next year.

Seeing the Invisible at Walter Sisulu National Botanical Gardens.
Walter Oltmann, detail of Bristling Suit, 2022, Aluminium wire.
Metallurgical Practice: Landscape 01, 2019, Abraham Onoriode Oghobase, Inkjet print on fibre paper.


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