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Promise, a Contemporary Art Exhibition

This contemporary art exhibition, entitled Promise, displays a series of artworks by Raél Jero Salley, which are kept in South Africa’s visual archive. The exhibition commemorates and cel...
Dar Es Salaam What's on

Exhibition of Ethiopian Jewelry

This exhibition features a collection of Ethiopian jewels by the twin jewellers from Addis Ababa, Tigest and Haimanot Damtew. These artists started working with jewellery in 2005, after learning their...
Nairobi What's on

Italian Creativity in Kenya

This exhibition pays homage to art, décor, bags, sandals and unique handmade jewellery from Italy. On display are leather accessories by African Lily, a small, luxury leather enterprise, run b...
Addis Ababa What's on

Dutch Visit to Ethiopia 1930-1931

20 April-3 May. The Netherlands and Alliance éthio-française organise this exhibition, entitled A Dutch Visit to Ethiopia, which describes the journey of the Dutch aristocrat Baron Binne...
Cape Town What's on

Labels by Siemon Allen

This exhibition displays a large architectural installation by the South African, US-based artist Siemon Allen, who pays tribute to the rich South African musical history. In his installation Allen...
Cape Town What's on

Umhlaba Wethu: This is Our Land

On occasion of the centenary of the 1913 Land Act, this photographic exhibition looks at the history of South African land. Historical material and more modern works explore the history of this per...
Cape Town What's on

Oliver Reginald Tambo: The Modest Revolutionary

This exhibition pays homage to Oliver Reginald Tambo (1917-1993), politician, leader of the anti-apartheid movement and of the African National Congress (ANC), who had a central role in mobilizing int...
Nairobi What's on

Women’s Planet

25 Mar-15 Apr. The second edition of this photographic contest, entitled Women’s Planet, is launched by Alliance Française Nairobi and honours women worldwide. On display are a selecti...
Nairobi What's on

Find the Art Trench

2-15 Mar. Find the Art Trench features a series of works by the Ugandan artist Hassan Mukiibi. Mukiibi is specialized in printmaking, painting and tie and dye. His art is conceived as a cure for...
Nairobi What's on

Peace Through Service Exhibition

21-28 Feb. This fundraising exhibition, entitled Peace Through Service, is organised in collaboration with the Kenya Rotary Club and supports various charities in Kenya. On display are works by 30...
Nairobi What's on

Breath of Consciousness II

5-24 Feb. This exhibition, entitled Breath of Consciousness II, displays a series of powerful and striking paintings and engravings on women by the Eritrean born, Nairobi-based artist Ermias Ekube. Hi...
Nairobi What's on

One Third Photo Exhibition

4-16 Feb. This photographic exhibition, entitled One Third, focuses on food waste and was commissioned to Klaus Pichler by the United Nation’s Food and Agricultural Organsation (FAO). A UN st...
Nairobi What's on

Viongozi by Brian Omolo

31 Jan-14 Feb. This series of portraits by Brian Omolo are inspired by the 2013 presidential aspirants. In this series Omolo re-imagined the faces and personalities presidential candidates in a new...
Cape Town What's on

Material Women? The Shweshwe Story

23 Feb 2013-31 Dec 2014. This exhibition displays a series of costumes, accessories and contextual images collected by Dr Juliette Leeb-du Toit, which retrace the origins of isishweshwe cloth. It f...
Addis Ababa What's on

Photographic Exhibition by Hugues Fontaine

31 Jan-18 Feb. On occasion of the release of the book Un train en Afrique, African Train. Djibouti-Ethiopia, published by the French Centre for Ethiopian Studies, this exhibition displays the photogra...
Nairobi What's on

In Art We Can by Armando Tanzini

31 Jan-14 Feb. This exhibition features a series of paintings by the Italian artist Armando Tanzini. Born in Livorno in 1943, he started his artistic career at a very young age and was a student an...
Cape Town What's on

Tribute to François le Vaillant

29 Nov-26 May. This exhibition, entitled The King’s Map, pays homage to François le Vaillant (1753-1824), French traveler, explorer, naturalist and social critic, as well as the first sig...
Cape Town What's on

Black Folk

29 Nov-19 Jan. This exhibition displays the audio-visual works by Jared Thorne, the 2012 Donald Gordon Creative Arts Fellow, who presents his new vision of Black South Africans. Thorne is in consta...
Cape Town What's on

An African Tale of the Mother City

2 Nov-31 Jan. This travelling exhibition, entitled An African Tale of the Mother City, focuses on the city of Cape Town and its many more and less known stories of ordinary people, especially women, w...
Accra What's on

Paintings by Nii Amasah

17 Jan-26 Feb. Goethe Institut in collaboration with the Amorkor Gallery of Osu present this abstract oil painting exhibition on the storytelling genre by the Ghanaian painter Nii Amasah. Amasah li...
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