Joburg Art Highlights: Thu Sep 22 – Wed Sep 28, 2022

21 Sep 2022
If you're unsure what to do in Joburg this Heritage Week, don't fear, we've rounded up the best exhibitions to go see 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: One of the Intsikizi tapestries by Keiskamma Art Project, Independent (2022) Sizani Baloyi, photo of Neil Wright's A New Solititude at Everard Read

Explore your culture and heritage

Thu, Sep 22 19:00 – Join Kudzanai Chiurai and The Freedom Now Suite Band at Constitution Hill for We Still Insist, a live performance where they explore notions of resistance, solidarity and collaboration
Opening Sat, Sep 24 – Get lost in Keiskamma Art Project's intricate tapestries at Constitution Hill with their exhibition Umaf’ evuka, nje ngenyanga
Until Sat, Sep 24 – Delve into your heritage at the Parkview Heritage Art Exhibition at Perfect Cup
Until Sat, Oct 8 – See young artist's take on culture at the Standard Bank Gallery with We Are Culture

Open Studios, Talks and Walkabouts

Sat, Sep 24 10:00 – Stop at Keyes Art Mile for their Art Saturdays event featuring artist talks, walkabouts and performances
Sat, Sep 24 11:30 – Visit Sizani Baloyi's studio in Soweto for an open studio with an artist talk and walkabout

Spectacular 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 – It's your last chance to let Stephen Hobbs take you to rural Ireland in A Short Life with Bungalow Bliss at David Krut Bluehouse
Until Fri, Sep 30 – Interrogate what it means to belong in Joburg with Pat Mautloa's Urban Soundscapes at UJ Art Gallery
Until Sat, Oct 15 – Enjoy Peter Cohen's visual abstractions Colour in Black and White at David Krut Projects

For our weekly events round-up weekly, click here.
Promotional photo for We Still Insist being performed Thu, Sep 22 at Constitution Hill
Mixed Bunch (2022), Peter Cohen, two colour linocut
George Hay Park II (2022) by Marian Hester


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