Joburg Art Highlights: Thu, Oct 13 – Wed, Oct 19, 2022

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The jacarandas have started blooming and this week Joburg is a place of natural beauty. To accompany the vivid colour of the streets we have lined up the city's best exhibitions.

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

From left to right: Where the Light Gets In (2022), Ferdi B Dick; Untitled (2022), Teresa Firmino; Married Torso presenting a Plumb with Left Hand, hiding a Knife in the Right (2022), Lady Skollie

Legends of the game

Until Fri, Nov 11 – Interrogate what it means to belong in Joburg with Pat Mautloa's Urban Soundscapes at UJ Art Gallery
Until Fri, Oct 28Conrad Botes returns to his roots with Etching and Sculpture at Kalshnikovv
Book now – The Johannesburg Contemporary Art Foundation brings together the works of Frida Kahlo, Amrita Sher-Gil and Irma Stern for the first time in South Africa with Modernist Identities. A must-see, this groundbreaking exhibition has limited space so book now!

Wits Art Museum

Walkabout Sat, Oct 15 – Join Mark Turpin for a walkabout of Her Eye on the Storm at Wits Art Museum
Book nowBook before Tue, Oct 18 for an artist talk at Creative Research on Wed, Oct 26

Keyes Art Mile

Until Mon, Oct 31Everard Read turns up the heat with their Summer Exhibition
Until Fri, Nov 4 – Origin Art welcomes artists Fathema Bemath and Frans Thoka with The Body in the World

Last chance to see

Until Sat, Oct 15 – Enjoy Peter Cohen's visual abstractions Colour in Black and White at David Krut Projects
Until Sun, Oct 16 – Be amazed by South Africa's best sculptors at SculptX 2022 at Melrose Gallery

Wondering what else to do this week? Read our guide to the best events.


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