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Where to find the best public art in Jozi

Feb 6, 2020, Author: Amber Richardson

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 […]

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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 […]

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The art of gallery hopping: A guide to First Thursdays in Rosebank

Nov 5, 2019, Author: Amber Richardson

First Thursdays in Rosebank are truly special social events in Jozi defined by amazing art and entertainment as well as (most importantly) an unforgettable vibe. But there’s often so much going on at that they can be a little daunting for a newbie, so we’ve […]

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Meet artist Dbongz: The winner of the recycling Art for Glass Graffiti Competition

Oct 4, 2019, Author: Hello Joburg

The Glass Recycling Company (TGRC) has announced the winner of their inaugural Art for Glass Graffiti Competition, the exceptionally talented Dbongz Mahalathi, who’s won R30,000!  READ MORE ON ENTERTAINMENT HERE. TGRC hosted the competition to draw Jozi residents’ attention to the numerous glass banks in the city. The top […]


Hair Art rocks Mzansi

Sep 16, 2019, Author: Hello Joburg

The sofnfree HairXpert Masters Challenge has brought attention to Hair Art in South Africa. This growing art form is the process of sculpting and moulding hair into different shapes, shades and sizes. READ MORE ON SHOPPING HERE. Sofnfree aims to allow hair stylists to evolve with […]

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Meet Nigerian artist Ayobola Kekere-Ekun

Sep 10, 2019, Author: Carly Ritz

Ayobola Kekere-Ekun was one of few artists at this year’s RMB Turbine Art Fair whose work made us hungry for more – and that’s not because doughnuts and ice creams were the focal point of her series of work that was on display.  READ MORE ON FOOD & DRINK HERE. Amid a sea of […]

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Amy Jephta – telling untold women’s stories

Aug 15, 2019, Author: Carly Ritz

Historically underrepresented in the arts, women bring a nuance and sensitivity to the stage and screen that’s able to regale audiences in ways that men simply cannot. We caught up with award-winning South African playwright Amy Jephta, as she prepares for the Royal Court Theatre commission for the Edinburgh International Festival later this month.  READ MORE ON ENTERTAINMENT HERE. Just […]

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Art for glass competition encourages artists to paint the city green

May 16, 2019, Author: Hello Joburg

Many individuals are keen to recycle, but often use the excuse that they don’t know where to do so. For this reason, The Glass Recycling Company (TGRC) is hosting The TGRC Art for Glass Graffiti. READ MORE ON ENTERTAINMENT HERE. Competition to draw Jozi residents’ attention […]

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Show your love for glass, with your art!

Apr 15, 2019, Author: Hello Joburg

Hello Joburgers, The Glass Recycling Company (TGRC) is calling all graffiti artists to submit your art for its Graffiti Artists Campaign in order to stand a chance to have your art displayed on glass recycling banks in Johannesburg! READ MORE ON ENTERTAINMENT HERE. If you have […]

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The largest showcase of African art in the world

Mar 15, 2019, Author: Hello Joburg

Hello Joburgers, how do you top what is already known as the largest showcase of African art in the world? The Mall of Africa and retail tenant Julie Miller Investment Art Institute thinks that technology holds the key. Over the past year, the Mall of […]