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Thursday, May 24, 2018


The annual KwaZulu-Natal Midlands Matric Art Exhibition shows art works mainly made by the previous year’s Matric art students from local schools. Young and old enjoy this display and learn about new methods and ideas from our innovative and enthusiastic youth.

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. Enquiries or bookings to or 033 392 2811

The Spotlight on Matric Art Teachers exhibition runs concurrently and is the result of an enthusiastic response from local hard-working Matric Art Teachers. Art students have to be challenged, encouraged and nurtured. In many cases, the art teacher becomes aware of the student’s personal struggles in life. For these teachers to find free time in order to create their work is a tough challenge, and the Tatham salutes their creativity and perseverance. Enquiries or bookings through or 033 392 2823

Dr Kathy Arbuckle will officially open the two exhibitions on June 6 at 18h00.

KwaZulu-Natal Midlands Matric Art Exhibition 2018 runs in the Tatham Art Gallery’s Main Gallery while the Spotlight on Matric Art Teachers can be seen in the Schreiner Gallery. Running times for both are from June 6 at 18h00 until August 19 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