Arts & Culture News

  • Javett-UP is now open to the public

    Posted on September 24, 2019

    The Javett Art Centre at the University of Pretoria (Javett-UP) opened its doors to the public on Tuesday, 24 September.

  • The past, the present and the future at UP

    Posted on September 20, 2019

    At a time when the arts are claiming their rightful place among the most sought after 4IR subjects – what we refer to as STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, Mathematics) – we are thrilled to be opening the Javett-UP Art Centre on our South Campus.

  • Celebrate Heritage Month in September

    Posted on August 19, 2019

    Staff and students are welcome to experience and engage the heritage collections at UP

  • Successful IMD Celebrations at the UP Museums

    Posted on May 22, 2019

    The UP Museums in association with UP Campus Tours hosted a successful scavenger hunt on Friday 17 May 2019 to celebrate International Museum Day

  • UP Museums Book Prize awarded to top three honours students

    Posted on April 24, 2019

    On Friday 12 April 2019 the annual awards ceremony of the Department of Historical and Heritage Studies took place in the Library Auditorium. As part of this ceremony, three graduating Honours students in the field of Heritage and Cultural Tourism were awarded the UP Museum Book Award.

  • UP Museums celebrate and engage with International Museum Day 2019

    Posted on April 18, 2019

    The University of Pretoria Museums (UP Museums) are joining more than 40,000 museums in 152 countries to celebrate on and around the 18 May 2019, International Museum Day (IMD). This day represents a unique moment for the museum community to engage with their public and highlight the role of...

  • Museums and Makerspace: 3-D scanning collaboration

    Posted on April 12, 2019

    In April, the team from the UP Museums and Library Makerspace scanned The Basotho Witness (1907), an original work by the South African sculptor Anton van Wouw (1862 - 1945).

  • UP Museums honoured by visit from a French Delegation

    Posted on July 20, 2018

    The Ambassador of France to South Africa, His Excellency Christophe Farnaud, the French Minister of Ecological and Inclusive Transition, Mr. Nicolas Hulot and his wife Mrs Florence Hulot, as well as a number of other French dignitaries were welcomed to the UP Museums.

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