Faculty administrator contributes to Mandela memorial book
Posted on August 20, 2018
Within any university context, the publication of articles, chapters and even entire books is a common occurrence, among academics. Senior management assistant in the Faculty of Theology and Religion at the University of Pretoria (UP), Tania Arrison, bucked this trend by writing a chapter in a...
Omar Badsha’s Seedtimes launched at UP
Posted on May 14, 2018
The Departments of Sociology and Visual Arts in the Faculty of Humanities at the University of Pretoria (UP) welcomed and hosted anti-apartheid activist and 2018 Order of Ikhamanga honouree, Omar Badsha for the launch of his sixth and latest book, Seedtimes.
Prof Theo van Wyk invited to perform at Westminster Abbey
Posted on March 07, 2018
Prof Theo van Wyk, Head of UP Arts at the University of Pretoria, has been invited to perform a solo organ recital at the prestigious Westminster Abbey in London in April 2018.
The Social Life of Waste/Art: Exploring the connection between waste, art and food across Southern Africa
Posted on November 17, 2017
On 22 November 2017, the Social Life of Waste/Art project will host a one-day symposium on waste, art and food at the University of Pretoria.
Commemoration of Reformation 500 concludes Theology's centenary celebrations
Posted on November 07, 2017
The Faculty of Theology formally concluded its centenary celebrations with a Reformation Day worship service commemorating 500 years of Reformation in church and society.
Fine arts and design alumni make UP proud at the Absa L'Atelier Art Competition
Posted on October 25, 2017
UP alumni Oliver Mayhew, Wilma Nell, Allen Laing, Shaun Francis and MA (Fine Arts) candidate, Shenaz Mahomed, were finalists in the Absa L'Atelier Art Competition, which is one of Africa's most prestigious annual art events.
'Museums beyond walls' – a public sculpture route at UP
Posted on October 02, 2017
In October 2017, the Department of UP Arts would like to highlight the unique public sculpture route at the University as a means of extending 'museums beyond walls'.
UP Arts committed to conserving unframed works of art
Posted on September 27, 2017
The Department of UP Arts has begun a major, long-term project to conserve over 8 600 unframed works of art on paper from the University of Pretoria (UP) Art Collection.