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  • Moving towards the Javett-UP

    Posted on July 05, 2017

    The Javett-UP, which is slowly taking shape on the Hatfield and South campuses, is set to become Africa's foremost art gallery and will exhibit art of the highest quality, with a specific focus on the art of Africa.

  • French Ambassador visits UP Museums

    Posted on June 26, 2017

    H.E. Mr Christophe Farnaud, Ambassador to the Embassy of France in Pretoria and Mr Frank Marchetti, Cultural Counsellor, Head of Cooperation and Director of the French Institute of South Africa (IFAS) visited the new museum galleries.

  • Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for Africa views Mapungubwe gold rhino

    Posted on June 26, 2017

    The Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for Africa, the US Ambassador and representatives from the American Embassy visited the UP Museums

  • Collaboration between UP Arts and the City of Tshwane

    Posted on June 23, 2017

    The Department of UP Arts recently formally handed over Phase 1 of the Tshwane Heritage Report to the Executive Director of Culture, Libraries and Heritage Services, Mrs Ntuthu Sipambo, as part of a collaborative heritage project between the University of Pretoria and the City of Tshwane.

  • Renowned art collector from China visits UP

    Posted on June 12, 2017

    The Department of UP Arts recently welcomed Mr Ma Weidu, a renowned art collector from China. Mr Ma visited the University of Pretoria Museums on 5 June 2017 while on a brief tour to South Africa to create awareness against rhino poaching.

  • UP Arts welcomed Mr Weidu Ma

    Posted on June 08, 2017

    Mr Ma visited the University of Pretoria Museums on 5 June 2017 during a brief tour to South Africa.

  • Flashback: 35 years ago the Old Arts Building became a museum!

    Posted on June 08, 2017

    The Old Arts Building was pronounced a museum in 1982.

  • UP Museums mark International Museum Day

    Posted on May 17, 2017

    Join the UP Museums and the world in celebrating International Museum Day! The museums are open free of charge, Monday to Friday from 08:00–16:00.

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