Strauss & Co's Museum Moments series sheds light on interesting museum spaces that may otherwise be neglected in the public imagination. The talks highlight the marvellous collections contained within these spaces and museum curators discuss the stories they strive to share through these collections and how they have been brought together. As well as looking at the museum collections, Museum Moments also provides fascinating insights into the history of each venue, its origins, architecture, vision and activities and covers plenty of lesser-known South African art museums as well as the more famous ones.
Watch Strauss & Co's Museum MomentsStrauss & Co's virtual art talks are all free and hosted online via Zoom. If you miss the talk happening live, you can also catch up on the full talk here on the Strauss & Co YouTube channel. Tune in on Wed Sep 29 at 18:00 on Zoom to hear Wits Art Museum's team of curators talking with Strauss & Co's art experts about their latest exhibitions and the museum's work in elevating the status of African indigenous art and artisanry.
On Thu Sep 30 at 18:00 on Zoom Wilhelm van Rensburg, Senior Art Specialist at Strauss & Co, discusses the University of Johannesburg art collection with long term curator, Annali Dempsey, and the current Paul Emmanuel exhibition, Substance of Shadows, with the artist. The first curator of the collection, Amalie von Maltitz and FADA Gallery curator Eugene Hön also join as special guests.