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Lego Art in Cape Town

The Art of the Brick exhibition is made up of 76 large-scale art works constructed entirely of lego pieces. On show is a lego-built tyrannosaurus rex, a Mona Liza and Venus di Milo by the American...
Addis Ababa What's on

City Spirits: Addis Ababa

Opening of the exhibition by French artist Patrick Singh who has just spent a four-month residency in Addis Ababa hosted by the Alliance Ethio-Française and Total Ethiopia. The works, mainly...
Dar Es Salaam What's on

Tupo and the Magician

Five of a series of eight prints by Nadir Tharani on the need for magic to change the world today, not the “juju kind” as he says, but a superhuman effort in which we are all “magici...
Dar Es Salaam What's on

Nafasi Art Space

Why Africans Are Not United is an exhibition of photography by Taye Balogun and Mutua Matheka. On 1 Nov the Nafasi Art Space runs a day's workshop for the general public on the subject Chap Chap Af...
Maputo What's on

Blue on Blue exhibition in Maputo

Exhibition of ceramics by Majorie Wallace and photographs by Berry Bickle. Wallace shows porcelain objects inspired by traditional baskets, which she carves with linear designs. Bickle uses phot...
Cairo What's on

Next to Here in Cairo

The exhibition entitled Next to Here displays the work of 18 young photographers from 11 countries in the Middle East and North Africa. The 74 works on display at the Contemporary Image Collective...
Addis Ababa What's on

Yohannes Bayou

This exhibition entitled Identity displays work by the young Ethiopian artist who examines the destruction of the historic neighbourhoods and buildings of Addis Ababa in an attempt to understand the n...
Addis Ababa What's on

Mexican Month in Addis Ababa

The complicities of Diego Rivera and Frida Kahlo 1914-1955. Organised by the Mexican embassy in Addis Ababa as part of the 65th anniversary of bilateral relations between Ethiopia and Mexico. Th...
Nairobi What's on

Jak Katarikawe

Katarikawe is often called Africa's Chagall because of his dream-world subject matter and his use of colours. He is quoted as saying that everything he paints – and sometimes there is a fine...
Lagos What's on

From Eko with Love

The second edition of this art exhibition at the Nike Art Gallery to display about 200 work by Nigerian artists. The closing night includes performance art and music.
Cairo What's on


This exhibition marks the opening of the new contemporary space in Cairo, Heytan (which means “walls” in Arabic) with a long-term project on the city’s street vendors. The exhibition...
Lagos What's on

Onyema Offoedu-Okeke

Homeland Memories A solo exhibition of 25 new acrylic works on canvas by Nigeria’s sought-after artist Onyema Offoedu-Okeke. His last solo show was in London four years ago at arc Gallery....
Dar Es Salaam What's on

From the Mediterranean to the Indian Ocean

Christine Coulange, one of the founders of Sisygambis, presents a multi-media documentary exhibition of five years work among communities along the coasts of Indian Ocean. Images, sounds rhythms an...
Nairobi What's on

Between Us by Miriam Syowia Kyambi

This exhibition by Miriam Syowia Kyambi is a combination of live-art performance, installation, photography, video and workshop, which explores ideas of what is acceptable, what is private and how our...
Nairobi What's on

The Forgotten People

A photographic exhibition of Palestinian refugees in exile.
Cairo What's on

Caravan exhibition of visual arts

The sixth edition of this travelling visual arts exhibition displays the work of 48 Egyptian and international artists under the auspices of intercultural and inter-religious dialogue. The theme th...
Nairobi What's on

The Return of Joy Adamson

Watercolours by Joy Adamson. Her paintings illustrate her life as a conservationist and chronicler of the diversity of the natural environment in Kenya. Adamson, who was born in 1910 in what is now...
Nairobi What's on

Clinton Kirkpatrick

Where he ran and returned to. An exhibition of paintings and woodcut prints by Northern Irish artist Clinton Kirkpatrick inspired by the time he spent in Kenya in 2011-2012. Kirkpatrick, who first...
Addis Ababa What's on

Mulugeta Tafesse

Mulugeta Tafesse graduated from the Fine Arts School in Addis Ababa but has spent much of his life in Europe, particularly in Belgium. His mainly figurative works are in soft greys, greens, browns...
Maputo What's on

Growing Collection

Kulungwana – the Association for Cultural Development opens its space at the central railway station once again to participating artists. They are given uniform-size panels on which to explor...


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