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What's happening at WAM this month

 

Saturday 2 September, 12h00

WAM Adult Talkabout

with curator Lesley Cohen

Join the curator of the exhibition for a walk and talk through the exhibition Warhol Unscreened: Artworks from the Bank of America Merrill Lynch Collection. Consider how Andy Warhol fundamentally challenged the nature of art and the ways in which his innovations continue to impact on current art-making.
 
Free and no booking required.
Email: info.wam@wits.ac.za for any queries. 

 

Thursday 7 September, 18h00 - 20h00

First Thursday

Screenprint workshop with Artist Proof Studio

 
WAM, in collaboration with Artist Proof Studio, will host a screenprinting demonstration and workshop inspired by the work of Andy Warhol. Participants may choose from a variety of ink colours to print their own artwork on paper. The exhibition Warhol Unscreened will be open for viewing all night.

Materials are limited, so participation is on a first come, first served basis.

RSVP:  info.wam@wits.ac.za or call 011 717 1365
 
This event is part of the educational programme for the exhibition Warhol Unscreened: Artworks from the Bank of America Merrill Lynch Collection made possible by a generous grant from Bank of America Merrill Lynch.

For more information on First Thursdays click here.

 

Saturday 9 September, 12h00

Drop in Drawing: Warhol Unscreened

with Bronwen Findlay 

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.

 

Wednesday 13 September, 18h00 for 18h30

Special Lecture: Warhol Unscreened

with Professor Federico Freschi

Join us for a special lecture by art historian and Pop Art specialist Professor Federico Freschi, who will contextualise Warhol in the influential Pop Art movement and explore why he remains so important and popular today.

There are only 120 seats so book now to avoid disappointment.

For any queries, please contact us on 011 717 1378

TICKETS AVAILABLE AT WEBTICKETS.CO.ZA

This event is part of the educational programme for the exhibition Warhol Unscreened: Artworks from the Bank of America Merrill Lynch Collection made possible by a generous grant from Bank of America Merrill Lynch.

 

Saturday 16 September, 12h00

Family Talkabout: Warhol Unscreened

with Puleng Plessie

Visitors of all ages are invited to explore one of Andy Warhol’s signature art-making techniques: the screenprint. After spending time exploring the Warhol Unscreened exhibition, families will make their own Andy Warhol inspired artwork.
 
No previous experience is required. Booking is essential as materials are limited.
Email: info.wam@wits.ac.za or call 011 717 1378

Proudly sponsored by Bidvest
      

Saturday 23 September, 12h00

WAM Adult Talkabout

with curator Lesley Cohen

Join the curator of the exhibition for a walk and talk through the exhibition Warhol Unscreened: Artworks from the Bank of America Merrill Lynch Collection. Consider how Andy Warhol fundamentally challenged the nature of art and the ways in which his innovations continue to impact on current art-making.
 
Free and no booking required.
Email: info.wam@wits.ac.za for any queries. 

 

Sunday 24 September,

WAM is closed

This week Sunday, the Wits Art Museum will be closed. We hope you and your loved ones have a wonderful heritage day.

 

 

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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