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Saturday, May 20, 2017


(“Trapped”, paper sculpture by Leigh Garlick, Treverton College)

This year, The Tatham Art Gallery in Pietermaritzburg is opening two related exhibitions simultaneously on the same night (May 31). The guest speaker is Dr Louise Hall, the current Head of the Centre for Visual Art on the local campus.

The KZN Midlands Matric Art Exhibition 2017 is a selection of art works by Matric art students from local schools, mostly produced in 2016. An external selector assisted the Gallery staff in making a final selection, keeping in mind educational value, variety, quality and available space. The resulting exhibition is a new, dynamic combination of works.

On display will be drawings, paintings, installations, prints, digital images, three dimensional works and creations that sometimes defy traditional description. This healthy youthful search for innovation makes a visit to the exhibition an exciting experience.

The KZN Midlands Matric Art Exhibition 2017 runs from May 31 at 18h00 to July 30 at 17h00. The Tatham Art Gallery is situated opposite the Town Hall in Chief Albert Luthuli Street, Pietermaritzburg. It is open from Tuesdays to Sundays from 10h00 to 17h00. Café Tatham is open on Saturdays. Safe parking with a car guard available. More information on 033 392 2801 or visit