What's happening at WAM this month
Thursday 1 June, 18h00 - 21h00
First Thursdays at WAM and Rebirth: A performance by Oupa Sibeko
WAM is open late this Thursday evening. At 18h00 for 18h30 Johannesburg-based performance artist and writer Oupa Sibeko will be performing. Central to his work is the body which is the ultimate library he visits for ideas and inspiration. Rebirth is a meditation that draws from Butoh - a form of Japanese dance theatre - and dance film. Visit the exhibitions Lifescapes: Six Object Biographies, Moses Tladi (1903 - 1959) and SHOW NO PAIN: The collected films of Michael MacGarry (1999 - 2017). You can also explore other commercial galleries, events and markets in Braamfontein where you'll find interesting art, delicious food and great music.
No booking required and entrance is free.
Saturday 10 June, 12h00
Drop in Drawing
SHOW NO PAIN: The Collected Films of Michael MacGarry (1991 - 2016)
With Bronwen Findlay
Adults and teens are invited to explore the exhibition, SHOW NO PAIN: The Collected Films of Michael MacGarry (1991 - 2016) and participate in an artmaking class with artist and educator Bronwen Findlay. The exhibition is a survey show of MacGarry's film and video work and will provide inspiration for participants to make their own artworks.
No booking required and entrance is free. Suitable for visitors 13 years and older and no previous drawing experience is necessary.
Email: email@example.com for any queries. or call Leigh Leyde on (011) 717 1378 or (011) 717 1365
Saturday 17 June, 12h00
SHOW NO PAIN: The Collected Films of Michael MacGarry (1999-2016)
With Puleng Plessie
Families are invited to explore the exhibition, SHOW NO PAIN: The Collected Films of Michael Macgarry (1999 - 2016) and participate in an exciting artmaking class with Puleng Plessei, a skilled art educator. Families will get the opportunity to learn more about film and video as they sharpen their drawing and visual literacy skills.
RSVP: firstname.lastname@example.org or call 011 717 1378
Saturday 24 June, 12h00
WAM Adult Talkabout
Moses Tladi (1903 - 1959)
with Julia Charlton, Senior Curator, Wits Art Museum
Julia Charlton, WAM's Senior Curator, will discuss the life and paintings of Moses Tladi, one of South Africa's great, but largely unknown landscape artists. The exhibition presents a valuable opportunity to consider the historical and political context in which these works were made.
Entrance is free and no booking is required.
Email email@example.com or call 011 717 1365 for any queries.
Wits Art Museum Address:
Tel (Mon - Fri): 011 717 1365. Tel (Sat - Sun): 011 717 1358