Bulawayo National Gallery of Zimbabwe

At the National Gallery in Bulawayo, we are tasked with the creative and intellectual discipline to select, to nurture and commend outstanding works of visual art, to select and display pivotal works, to generate and improve upon existing talent, to train and develop artistic skills, to educate, to empower, to mediate, and mostly to celebrate.

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July 2015

My Beautiful Home Exhibition and 2015 competition lunch

We would be very happy if you could join us for the official launch of the “My Beautiful Home” on July 16 at 17:30. The exhibition and launch of the project showcase the amazing painted huts and the artists which … Read More »


June 2015

CURRENTLY SHOWING: A TRIBUTE TO MARSHALL BARON 1934 -1977

Tribute to Marshall Baron Celebrating the life of Marshal Baron 1934 – 1977. 28 May – 13 July 2015 From the Permanent Collection, the National Gallery of Zimbabwe presents Call me Back: Celebrating the life of Marshal Baron 1934-1977. This … Read More »


June 2015

Invitation to the opening of ” The New Contemporary Order”

Dear subscriber, the National Gallery in Bulawayo has the pleasure inviting you to the opening of a two men show by Bulawayo’s young painters Freddy Sozinyo and Khonzokuhle Nkala. The two are showcasing fresh work that will  make you like … Read More »

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August 25, 2015

Latest books @ Sabona Sales Shop

Black Sunlight by Dambudzo Marechera “I really tried to put terrorism into a historical perspective, neither applauding their acts nor condemning them. The photographer does not take sides; he just takes the press photographs.” In an unspecified setting the stream-of-consciousness narrative … Read More »

August 21, 2015

Lazarus Khumalo dies

Lazarus Khumalo (pictured) one of the early sculptors and first students to train in modern art, at Cyrene Mission has died. Born in 1930 Khumalo died peacefully at his Mpopoma home on Sunday 16 August and was buried at West … Read More »

August 18, 2015

Open call National Gallery in Bulawayo 2016 Residency and exhibition proposal

Deadline: September 30, 2015 at midnight The National Gallery of Zimbabwe is inviting artists wishing to present new ideas and projects in the context of the Bulawayo gallery space and emerging independent curators committed to developing their professional practice are … Read More »