Arts & Culture

The University of Pretoria is home to many museums, galleries, theatres and we take pride in being home to some of the best musicians, choirs, dramatists and visual artists in South Africa. There are many extramural arts and cultural options you can pursue through student societies and interest groups. If you have any special artistic or cultural talent, you’ll be able to explore and develop your talent through these interest groups

UP Arts

Talented students can become involved in a large number of diverse cultural organisations and activities. The University’s own symphony orchestra, various choirs, film festivals, serenade choir, literature competitions, the annual lenk concert and many more events fulfil the cultural needs of students... Read more

Museums

The Department of UP Arts, and more specifically the University of Pretoria Museums, manages and curates vast art and heritage collections that are held at various university locations. The museums carry out objects-based research, manage permanent exhibitions, conduct daily collections management and perform vital conservation of these collections. Read more

Javett-UP Arts Centre

A journey through the great art of Africa is deeply personal, but it is a journey that must be taken. Art touches us in ways that are difficult to articulate. It takes in the full range of surprise, delight, shock, revelation, anger, joy and hope. It’s a journey of the soul that will inspire you to explore your own creativity, culture, spirituality and identity. Visit the site

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