Current Exhibitions

Jean Powell: A Retrospective

Jean Powell, an artist remembered by some as an active committee member of the KwaZulu-Natal Society of Artists (KZNSA), the Friends of the Durban Art Gallery and other bodies, is less well known for her own production.

  • Schreiner Gallery
  • Opens Sunday 03 August 2014 at 11h00 for 11h30
  • Closes Sunday 28 September 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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Thami Jali: Restless Spirit

Thami Jali : Restless Spirit is an exhibition curated by Jenny Stretton from Durban Art Gallery, and celebrates a major KwaZulu-Natal artist who hails from Durban.

  • Main Exhibition Room
  • Opens Sunday 31 August at 10h30 for 11h00
  • Closes Sunday 02 November 17h00

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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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