Current Exhibitions

Corina Lemmer: Fragile

Corina Lemmer's theme for this exhibition centres around the fragility of human beings, society and nature. Images of birds' nests symbolise our instinctive need for creating places of safety and security in a threatening world.

  • Schreiner Gallery
  • Opens Saturday 11 October 2014 at 10h30 for 11h00
  • Closes Sunday 30 November 2014 at 17h00

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Contrasts: Vessels and Containers

Throughout human history, people from different cultures have used a variety of ceramic containers for domestic purposes. From this perspective, we have selected a number of contrasting ceramic containers, mostly from South Africa, between which we have placed a sprinkling of very different functional ware from Europe and China.

  • Ceramics Room

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Juxtaposition: Style - metaphor - format

This exhibition consists of South African and international paintings from our collection, hung side by side to provide a fresh juxtaposition of style, metaphor and format.

  • Perimeter Gallery

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The South African Landscape

This display, selected from the Gallery's permanent collection, features landscape paintings by South African artists.

  • Lorna Ferguson Room

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Forthcoming Exhibitions

FOTAG's Fabulous Picture Show 2014

This annual exhibition which leads up to an auction, is always a popular item on the Gallery's agenda.

  • Opens Sunday 16 November at 10h30
  • Live Auction on Friday 21 November at 18h00 for 18h30
  • Deadline for entries: Saturday 27 September 10h00 to 15h00

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The Art of Democracy: 20 Years of Collecting

For the past twenty years the growth of the Gallery's permanent collection has been significantly affected by significant change in South Africa. Political, social, and economic shifts have impacted on the Gallery's acquisitions policy, as have developments in art making and theory.

  • Main Exhibition Room
  • Opens Sunday 07 December 2014 at 10h30 for 11h00

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