Current Exhibitions

Active Archive

Have you ever wondered what happens behind the scenes managing an art collection? Well this exhibition will present a view into Collection Management and Archiving of a private art collection. Various aspects, disciplines and general practice will be explored, by using artworks from the permanent collection as examples to illustrate, demonstrate and physically engage with.

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Active Archive
 

The Johannesburg Station Panels

Artist JH Pierneef’s most acclaimed public commission was completed between 1929 and 1932 The Johannesburg Station Panels have been characterised as the epitome of the South African landscape genre. Since 2002 the complete set of thirty two panels - twenty eight landscape and four tree scenes, is on long term loan from the TRANSNET Foundation to the Rupert Art Foundation and have also been exhibited in the Jan Rupert Centre in Graaff-Reinet.

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The Johannesburg Station Panels
 

SCIENCE MEETS ART

This transdisciplinary project between the Stellenbosch University’s departments of Visual Arts and Physiological Sciences, artists and community members aims to use art as a way to address stigmatisation regarding mental illness and neurodegeneration-related illnesses.

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SCIENCE MEETS ART
 

Nature Morte

Continuing the exploration of genre themed exhibitions inspired by the Rupert Museum’s permanent collections, Nature Morte is the second in the series, following on the much appreciated show – Faces & Figures.

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Nature Morte
 
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February 2021

March

Events & Workshops

25
Feb
1:00PM
MakerStudio

Event

Yoga Thursday

25 Feb 1:00PM to 2:00PM

Each Thursday take time to focus on your wellness and join us for a yoga session at the Rupert Museum's MakerStudio with Yolande Riekert.
27
Feb
10:00AM
Gallery 1

Event

Museum Saturday Rembrandt van Rijn film screening

27 Feb 10:00AM to 4:00PM

For the first time the complete collection of Rembrandt van Rijn cigarette’s artists documentaries will be screened to the public. Over 25 artists are represented, inclusive of Irma Stern, Maggie Laubser, Cecil Higgs, Francois Krige, Maud Sumner, Coert Steynberg, Edoardo Villa to name a few.
27
Feb
10:00AM
Library

Event

Museum Saturday Science meets Art – Co-creating Craft and Art

27 Feb 10:00AM to 4:00PM

Join us for an introduction by project curator – Elizabeth Miller-Vermeulen as she introduces the work of two artists, Nomsa and Zach Mukwira, featured on exhibition. The demonstration will be played directly from the YouTube live video we streamed last Museum Saturday. All the materials used for this demonstration will be provided in the library for you to follow their practice. 
27
Feb
10:30AM
MakerStudio

Workshop

Museum Saturday EXPLORE & DRAW WORKSHOP – Nature Morte (Fully Booked)

27 Feb 10:30AM to 2:30PM

Come and experience a multi-sensory exploration of the Nature Morte - The Still from Life exhibition through a series of drawing activities facilitated by artist and educator Katherine Bull. 
27
Feb
12:00PM

Event

Museum Saturday THE JOHANNESBURG STATION PANELS – A revisit by artist and photographer Monique Pelser

27 Feb 12:00PM to 1:00PM

Subscribe to our Youtube Channel to watch Monique Pelser give a live demonstration of her cloud making technique in response to J.H Pierneefs infamous clouds, she will then discuss her journey and experience of searching for the Johannesburg Station Panels and her creative response to this. 
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