the Art and Craft of KwaZulu-Natal
- Opens Tuesday 8 June at 18h00
the Weaver's Feast
Mixed media, found objects
Update: Extended until Sunday 07 November.
Schreiner Gallery closes Thursday 30 September.
KwaZulu-Natal Rooms close in stages from Sunday 26 September.
The exhibition has been extended in the Main Exhibition Room until the hang of Fabulous Picture Show. Part of the exhibition will be taken down to make way for re-hanging of the Gallery's permanent collection.
KwaZulu-Natal Galleries cater for the display of works with emphasis in this province from the landscape to the people and spiritual elements that set this province apart from others, this will include artworks that have been on loan to The National Gallery in Cape Town.
Once again, Jabulisa 2010 will be a special celebration of contemporary visual creativity by artists and crafters resident in KwaZulu-Natal. This event is organised and sponsored by the Natal Arts Trust.
As with Jabulisa 2006, a choice selection of the art and craft from the province has been made by experienced selectors in the 5 regional areas. All the selected works from these regions will be shown in an exhibition which will open at the Tatham Art Gallery on Tuesday 8 June 2010 to coincide with the Soccer World Cup.
Jabulisa 2010 will be displayed in all the ground floor galleries. The exhibition will highlight the variety of contemporary themes, styles and media that are prevalent among the artists of KwaZulu-Natal.
An illustrated catalogue of the exhibition will be on sale in the Tatham Shop.
The exhibition will close on Sunday 26 September 2010. Most of the artworks on exhibition will then travel to the other art museums in KwaZulu-Natal.