• Past and present stories of Africa

    Posted on September 21, 2017

    September is Heritage Month. In celebration of our continent and our country's rich history and heritage, we have published a new feature focussing on the past and present stories of Africa on the Research Matters website.

  • UP among the top 300 universities worldwide for arts and humanities

    Posted on September 20, 2017

    The University of Pretoria (UP) is ranked in the top 300 in the world for arts and humanities, according to the latest Times Higher Education World University Rankings, published earlier this week.

  • The pipe organ - more than just a church instrument

    Posted on August 30, 2017

    Unlike most musical instruments, the pipe organ is commonly defined by the place where it's often played: church. Prof Theo van Wyk, Head of the Department of UP Arts, clears up some preconceptions about this amazing instrument.

  • Promises and Lies

    Posted on August 28, 2017

    Visit the "Promises and Lies" exhibition in the foyer of the Humanities Building!

  • The Javett-UP: Signaling a new landmark in the City of Tshwane

    Posted on August 16, 2017

    Residents of Pretoria woke up to a new landmark on Monday morning after seven massive beams, each 33,55 m in length and weighing 71 tons, were installed over the weekend to construct a bridge across Lynnwood Road.

  • Public Lecture 10 August: I have just seen a Face

    Posted on August 10, 2017

    The Department of UP Arts, in association with the Faculty of Humanities, University of Pretoria, invites you to a Public Lecture presented by Professor Debra Norris (University of Delaware): I have just seen a Face, The Preservation of Photographic Collections

  • UP Arts committed to conserving unframed works of art

    Posted on August 10, 2017

    The Department of UP Arts started a project to conserve over 8600 unframed works of art on paper.

  • University of Pretoria Camerata win at the Grand Prix of Nations Riga 2017

    Posted on July 26, 2017

    The University of Pretoria's Camerata Choir has won the Grand Prix of Nations Youth Choir category at the prestigious international Grand Prix of Nations and 3rd European Choir Games 2017, held recently in Riga, Latvia.

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