Category: Arts and Culture

Arts and Culture

Portrait of an artist: Unmissable artist biopics

Jun 8, 2020, Author: Hello Joburg

From what inspired famous paintings to why van Gogh went mad, these biopics tell the stories of some of the best-known artists in history. If you’ve been meaning to up your art knowledge, forget about the history books and check out these amazing films instead.   […]

Arts and Culture

Art in the digital age: Virtual exhibitions you need to check out

May 12, 2020, Author: Hello Joburg

If you’re missing the thrill of First Thursdays and other gallery openings, we’ve got you covered. Just pour yourself a glass of vino, grab your laptop and get ready to see some of the most impressive art this city has to offer. The best part? […]

Arts and Culture, Shopping

Find the art and let the art find you at The Zone @ Rosebank

Apr 23, 2020, Author: Hello Joburg

Embracing its trendy and arty atmosphere, The Zone @ Rosebank has launched a unique Walking Gallery, showcasing remarkable pieces created by renowned Capetonian graffiti artist, Falko Oneand curated by talented bureau, BrainFarm.   READ MORE ON PEOPLE OF JOBURG HERE. The Walking Gallery’s primary subject matter celebrates local culture, diversity, […]

Arts and Culture, Entertainment

Jozi, get ready to rock!

Apr 14, 2020, Author: Hello Joburg

Hello Joburgers, a brand-new production and major extensive world tour of Queen and Ben Elton’s multi award-winning rock musical We Will Rock You will embark in Cape Town thereafter the show moves to Montecasino’s Teatro from 10 October to 22 November before setting sail on […]

Arts and Culture

First-time buyers: Art collecting 101 

Apr 6, 2020, Author: Hello Joburg

The world of art – and especially art collecting – may appear exclusive and pretentious but in reality, it’s way more accessible than you think. If you’ve always had an interest in art collecting, but haven’t the foggiest idea how to start, you’ve come to the right place!   […]

Arts and Culture

Artsy activities for those who need a dose of culture

Mar 2, 2020, Author: Hello Joburg

If you promised yourself that 2020 would be the year you finally saw a play, went to a poetry reading or simply popped into an art gallery, we’ve got you covered! These unmissable cultural events will have you going from philistine to art snob in no time … or at least not confusing Leonardo Davinci […]

Arts and Culture, Our Top 5

Our top 3 bullet journal Instagram accounts to follow

Feb 27, 2020, Author: Hello Joburg

Bullet journaling is a type of flexible planning that has risen to popularity in the past few years. If you’ve been tempted to try this unique technique or are already have a bullet journal, make sure you follow these accounts for some major inspiration.  READ MORE ON OUR TOP 5 HERE. […]

Arts and Culture, Featured

Where to find the best public art in Jozi

Feb 6, 2020, Author: Hello Joburg

Joburg’s inner city is known for a number of things – not all of them are good (we’ll admit it), but the City of Gold is home to some truly exceptional public art. This art is not only beautiful but also embedded with cultural history, making it a must-see for all. One thing’s for sure: Whoever said Jozi wasn’t […]

Arts and Culture

The best art exhibitions you don’t want to miss

Jan 6, 2020, Author: Candice May

With Joburg’s art scene being so prominent yet ever-changing, you don’t want to miss any significant exhibitions this January. So, we’ve rounded up our top art shows and exhibits in the City of Gold to keep you updated with the dizzying array of displays. You’ll […]

Arts and Culture, Featured

True review: Peter Pan on Ice – the real slog to Neverland

Dec 13, 2019, Author: Hello Joburg

It’s a make-believe journey that requires rehearsals for nine or more hours a day, six days a week for seven weeks … wow!  READ MORE ON PEOPLE OF JOBURG HERE. Making magic never looked so hard, and understanding the behind-the-scenes prep creates a new respect for this manifestation of […]