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What's happening at WAM this month

 

Thursday 3 August, 18h00 - 21h00

First Thursdays at WAM
A screenprint workshop with Prints on Paper

Prints on Paper’s master printers will host a screenprint workshop at the museum. Printmakers will be demonstrating how to make a screenprint. Participants may choose from a variety of colours of ink to print on paper or fabric. Tote bags for printing are available for purchase for a nominal fee of R40, allowing visitors to create their own one-of-a-kind artworks and souvenirs. The exhibition One Colour at a Time: Contemporary Screenprints will be open for viewing all night.

Purchases are cash only. Stock is limited, so participation is on a first come, first served basis.

RSVP:  info.wam@wits.ac.za or call 011 717 1365

For more information on First Thursdays click here.
For queries call 011 717 1365 or email info.wam@wits.ac.za

 

Saturday 12 August, 12h00

Special Screenprint Edition: Drop in Drawing

With Bronwen Findlay and Artist Proof Studio

For one day only, adults can learn the screenprinting process. Participants may choose from a variety of images and colours of ink to print on paper. Come and create your very own screenprint.
 
No previous experience is required, however, booking is essential as materials are limited.
Email: info.wam@wits.ac.za or call 011 717 1378
 
This event is sponsored and made possible by a generous grant from Bank of America Merrill Lynch, as part of the educational programme for the exhibition Warhol Unscreened: Artworks from the Bank of America Merrill Lynch Collection.

 

Saturday 19 August, 12h00

Special Screenprint Edition: Family Talkabout

With Puleng Plessie and Artist Proof Studio

Visitors of all ages and skills are invited to explore one of Andy Warhol’s signature art-making technique: the screenprint. After spending time exploring the work of Andy Warhol, families may choose from a variety of images and colours of ink to print on paper.

No previous experience is required, booking is essential as materials are limited.
Email: info.wam@wits.ac.za or call 011 717 1378
 
This event is sponsored and made possible by a generous grant from Bank of America Merrill Lynch as part of the educational programme for the exhibition Warhol Unscreened: Artworks from the Bank of America Merrill Lynch Collection.

 

Saturday 26 August, 12h00

WAM Adult Talkabout

with curator Lesley Cohen

Join the curator of the exhibition for a walk and talk through of Warhol Unscreened: Artworks from the Bank of America Merrill Lynch Collection. The exhibition offers the possibility to consider how Andy Warhol fundamentally challenged the nature of art and the ways in which his innovations continue to impact art-making currently.

No booking required and it’s free.
Email: info.wam@wits.ac.za for any queries.

All Wits Art Museum Talkabouts are hosted by educators with backgrounds in fine arts, art education, and art history. They have extensive knowledge of the exhibitions and are happy to answer questions about the artists on exhibit and the museum.         

 

Wits Art Museum Address:

Corner Bertha (extension of Jan Smuts Avenue) and Jorissen streets, Braamfontein, Johannesburg

Opening hours:

Wednesdays to Sundays 10h00 - 16h00
Tel (Mon - Fri): 011 717 1365. Tel (Sat - Sun): 011 717 1358
 
 
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