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  • Rivonia trialists exhibition to commemorate Mandela Day

    Posted on July 21, 2017

    The University of Pretoria's Edoardo Villa Museum is presenting an exhibition honouring the Rivonia trialists in commemoration of Mandela Day this year. The exhibition opened on 18 July – the birthday of South Africa's first democratically elected president, the late Nelson Mandela –...

  • 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.

  • 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

  • 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.

  • Mirror in the Ground Exhibition

    Posted on June 26, 2017

    Invitation to the opening of the Mirror in the Ground Exhibition and public lecture on 03 July 2017

  • 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.

  • Prof Theo van Wyk re-elected as National Secretary of Southern African Organists' Society

    Posted on June 09, 2017

    The Head of the Department of UP Arts, Prof Theo van Wyk, has been re-elected as the National Secretary of the Southern African Organists' Society (SAKOV).

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