News & Upcoming  Events:
The Presidency of South Africa has declared the Coronavirus (COVID-19) a national state of disaster in terms of the Disaster Management Act. The William Humphreys Art Gallery supports the Presidential decree and shares the concern of every citizen.

In solidarity with the well-being of our visitors. The William Humphreys Art Gallery will be temporarily closed as per the gazetted Adjusted Alert Level 3 Regulations set out by government.

The gallery will operate under strict health protocols as per regulations set out by DSAC.
No Entry Without Face Mask

WOMAN'S MONTH
A TRIBUTE TO CHARLOTTE MAXEKE
The William Humphreys Art Gallery is celebrating Women’s Month by hosting a colouring competition. This year is a tribute to Charlotte Maxeke that was one of the pioneers of the women’s movement in the country.


This competition is open to the following categories:

• Grade 1-3 
• Grade 4-6 
• Grade 7-9 
• Grade 10-12
 
• Adult

A Prize will Be awarded to the winner of each category  

Hand deliver your artwork and entry form directly to the William Humphreys Art Gallery OR email your artwork and entry form to: hesta@whag.co.za 

Entry forms will also be available for collection at the reception at the WHAG
For any queries please contact Hesta at hesta@whag.co.za l 053-831 1724.
 
OPEN CALL FOR GRAFFITI ARTIST/ MURALIST
The William Humphreys Art Gallery (WHAG) in Kimberley, would like to commission a muralist/ graffiti-artist to produce a public mural that responds to South Africa’s National Symbols in an innovative way.  
To apply, please complete the application form and submit together with supporting documentation to mc@whag.co.za, marked Attention: Street Art Application by 12pm on the 15th of August 2021.  
Applications Open: 28 July 2021 
Applications Close: 15 August 2021 

The successful artist(s) will be notified by the 19th of August 2021. Interested artists must be available to produce the mural in Kimberley from 6 September to 11 September 2021.  

Project Budget: R 20 000.00 (This is a cost to company budget and is inclusive of the completion of the artwork, all materials and travel and accommodation if needed).
Location: Kimberley, Northern Cape Province  
Size of Mural:
750 x 265 cm 
Deadline:
11 September 2021 

MANDELA DAY
We would also like to thank Ms Lynn van Jaarsveld and Ms Stephanie van Deventer for their donation of knitted beanies that could be added to our parcels.  

WHAG wishes all a Happy Mandela Day!!! 

“Everyone can rise above their circumstances and achieve success if they are dedicated to and passionate about what they do.” Quote by N.Mandela 

TLA O LE JAALO / KOM NET SOOS JY IS
This is a group exhibition, curated by Nonto Sheryl Msomi, for the official launch of the ArtBank of South Africa in the Northern Cape. The exhibition includes 50 artworks by 41 artists and is representative of 8 of the 9 provinces in South Africa. The exhibition leans towards figurative works by emerging artists that unpack notions of the contemporary South African identity. 
 
Exhibition will be on show from 28 May 2021  
Level 1 National Lockdown Regulations will be observed.  
 

New Acquisitions 
The William Humphrey’s Art Gallery (WHAG) is set to host its New Acquisitions Exhibition February 2021. This follows a combination of in house and online Exhibitions that have been running since the beginning of 2020 National lockdown Regulations.  
 
The WHAG would like to invite everyone to enjoy and engage with the artworks on display. All Level 1 National Lockdown Regulations will be observed to ensure everyone’s safety is prioritized
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