May - October 2019 | Presented by VIAD & JAG


VIAD and the Johannesburg Art Gallery (JAG) are excited to announce a series of consultations, panel discussions, focus groups and workshops, running between May and October 2019.

Conceived by JAG Chief Curator Khwezi Gule, as well as curatorial staff members at JAG and VIAD, the objective of these consultations is to facilitate a set of outcome-orientated discussions addressing key issues faced by JAG, and speak to the politics of the broader arts and culture context in South Africa, the Continent and beyond.

  • SESSION 1: 12 May 2019

    Museums for whom, museums for what?

    Public panel discussion convened by Khwezi Gule (Chief Curator, JAG).

    The Centre for the Less Good Idea, 18:00

    > Click here for details & audio

  • SESSION 2: 1 June 2019

    Repatriation, Restitution and Reparations:

    The Local Implications of Debates around Ancestral and Sacred Objects in Public Collections

    Roundtable discussion around the issue of repatriation, and its relevance to local institutions and collections.

    JAG East Gallery, 13:00-15:00

    > Click here for details

  • SESSION 3: 22 June 2019

    New Museums, New Horizons?

    Panel and Public Discussion around the emergence of new private collections, and their relation to public art and education institutions.

    JAG Courtyard, 13:00-15:00

    > Click here for details & audio

Future sessions will be announced in due course.

For more information, please contact:

James Macdonald (VIAD) | email

Musha Neluheni (JAG) | email