Wits Art Museum (WAM)

Home to an extraordinary collection of African art, including contemporary and historical art from across the continent. WAM offers a dynamic programme of events and exhibitions, whilst maintaining a fantastic permanent collection. Drop in Drawing sessions are held every 2nd Saturday of the month, and curator or artists talks and walkabouts happen every 4th Saturday of the month at 12:00. Talk and walkabouts designed for children take place on the 3rd Saturday of each month at 12:00, while a guided tour related to the permanent collection, takes place Sundays at 11:00. The Museum has an excellent value cafe, Olives and Plates, serving light meals and refreshments.


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Open 10:00-16:00. Closed Mon, Tue.

Events at this venue

Apr 18 2018 - Jul 15 2018Ross Passmoor - Afterlife Mar 13 2018 - Jun 3 2018Alfred Thoba - A Step becomes a Statement Wednesday May 23 2018Public lecture - Woven Histories of Ghanaian Kente Cloths Jun 27 2018 - Sep 16 2018Sabelo Mlangeni - Umlindelo Wamakholwa

Associated Venues

Olives & Plates

 WITS West Campus Empire Road, North Gate Entrance 7 (Yale Rd), Braamfontein

Origins Centre

 Cnr Yale Rd and Enoch Sontonga Ave, Wits University campus, Braamfontein


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