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 2014

ITS HERE MAKE TIME AND JOIN US ON 31 JULY 2014 @ 1730HRS.

SOCIAL GRAVITY three men show JULY 31 2014 National gallery of Zimbabwe in Bulawayo, 75 Joshua M.N. Nkomo Street/ L. Takawira Avenue Bulawayo www.nationalgallerybyo.com The National Gallery in Bulawayo is pleased to present “Social Gravity” an exhibition of over 25 … Read More »


May 2014

OPEN CALL: A HISTORY OF ART IN BULAWAYO

Visual artists in Bulawayo are invited to participate in the 28th VAAB Annual exhibition 2014.  V.A.A.B annual exhibition will question the trajectories of art development along the history of the city of Bulawayo which turns 120 years in June 2014. … Read More »


March 2014

Picture This a photography exhibition by young females “speaking hope into their individual situations”

  Opening Friday 14 March 2014 is an exhibition of photograph titled “Picture This” by young females working with the The Precious Life Foundation. The participatory photography project conducted with the Precious Life girls used art as a positive communication … Read More »

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March 23, 2015

Invitation Freedom of Expression in Broad Strokes Exhibition

                Dear friends and colleagues, Chers ami(e)s et collègues, On the occasion of the Francophonie Festival 2015, the Embassy of Canada, in cooperation with the Alliance Française of Bulawayo, is pleased to present … Read More »

March 19, 2015

Open Call: Pindu’Phenduke Zimbabwe Independence celebration 2015

Open call: Submission dates, 6 to 10 April 2015 National Gallery of Zimbabwe in Bulawayo In celebrating 35 years of Zimbabwe’s independence in 2015, the National Gallery is inviting submissions to the Phindu’Phenduke Annual exhibition and full participation by artists … Read More »

February 25, 2015

Zimbabwe Pavilion at 56th Venice Biennale

Artists: Chikonzero Chazunguza, Masimba Hwati, Gareth Nyandoro Title: Pixels of Ubuntu/Unhu – Exploring the Social and Cultural Identities of 21th Century Curator: Raphael Chikukwa Assistant Curator: Tafadzwa Gwetai Commissioner: Doreen Sibanda Venue: Santa Maria Della Pietà The three artists will … Read More »