Joburg Art Highlights: Thu Sep 15 – Wed Sep 21, 2022

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Here are our picks of where you need to be to get your art fix in Joburg this week!

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: Kerkplein (2018) Octavia Roodt, a photo of Desmond Tutu at Truth to Power, Peter Cohen working on a monotype.

Art tackles race

Thu, Sep 15 19:00 – See how artists deal with race at the opening event for The Demonstration at Constitution Hill
Until Thu, Sep 29 – Probe the future of Afrikaner-identites with Is Ons Nog 'n Ding at Lizamore & Associates
Until Apr 2023 – Revisit the life of Desmond Tutu with Truth to Power at Apartheid Museum

Curator walkabout

Sat, Sep 17 12:00 – Learn about Gisèle Wulfsohn with a curator-led walkabout of Her Eye on the Storm at WAM

Striking sculptures

Until Sun, Oct 16 – Be amazed by South Africa's best sculptors at ScuptX 2022 at Melrose Gallery
Until Sun, Oct 30 – Walk amongst Anton Smit's colossal sculptures at Art, Live on the Square at Nelson Mandela Square

Art, architecture and urban soundscapes

Until Sat, Sep 24 – Let Stephen Hobbs take you to rural Ireland in A Short Life with Bungalow Bliss at David Krut Bluehouse
Until Sat, Sep 24 – Enjoy Peter Cohen's visual abstractions Colour in Black and White at David Krut Projects
Until Fri, Sep 30 – Interrogate what it means to belong in Joburg with Pat Mautloa's Urban Soundscapes at UJ Art Gallery

For our weekly events round-up weekly click here.

Dance Like Nobody's Land by Blessing Ngobeni


Rural Time (2022), Stephen Hobbs
Sculptures from Colossal by Anton Smit


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