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


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


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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December 7, 2014

Peace Healing Reconciliation – A visual perspective II

  The Southern African region has been affected by different conflicts, at different times and different places in its history.  These conflicts has led to poverty and in some cases left many people affected or displaced, incidents like Xenophobia, immigration, … Read More »

November 20, 2014

boda boda Lounge Art Symposiums 21 -22 November 2014

  boda boda Lounge is a Video art exhibition that will be taking place in various spaces in the continent, this project consists of a video art projects/festival, which will take shape within a partnership between arts organisations on the … Read More »

October 28, 2014

“Thatha Watshi exhibition” Thursday 30 October 2014 at 1730hrs

Thatha is a developing series brand of exhibitions by the National Gallery in Bulawayo. The philosophy of these exhibitions is construed from a social focus and engages various stakeholders including visual artists and the general public to present and highlight … Read More »