Featured Events

March 2019

Voti Thebe retires.

Voti Thebe, the National Gallery of Zimbabwe’s longest serving Staff Member, Artist of Great Repute and Mentor of countless artists, will be retiring as Regional Manager. Over the span of four decades, Thebe has developed an illustrious career and led … Read More »

January 2019


We are pleased to see the second exhibition in 2019 titled, Pieces for Peace, a group exhibition spreading the message for peace in these unsettled times open. The exhibition comes at a time that the nation faces economic challenges, hence … Read More »

January 2019

Sabona, we are hiring

Regional Director: National Gallery Zimbabwe7 February 2019 Applications are invited from suitably qualified and experienced persons to lead one of the biggest Arts Institution in Zimbabwe, based in Bulawayo. This is a leadership executive position reporting to the Executive Director, … Read More »

January 2019

Sabona 2019!!

Dear Artists, Friends of the Gallery (FOG) and Art lovers, we are looking forward to another great year of creativity, documenting, exchanging and meeting within the creative spaces. From the Regional Director, Mr Voti Thebe and the entire gallery staff … Read More »

December 2018

United States supports preservation of Ndebele art and culture

Matobo Hills, December 12, 2018– United States Ambassador Brian A. Nichols participated in a ceremony to launch a publication, documenting Ndebele traditional hut decoration in Matobo Hills.  The U.S. embassy is leading efforts to preserve Zimbabwe’s rich cultural heritage and … Read More »

December 2018

Sisonke Tavatose 2019

Calling young artists of Bulawayo! The Sisonke art competition is your opportunity to represent your school in a local and National art exhibition!   The nationwide competition will be run in the first term of 2019.  The most promising artwork … Read More »

November 2018


We are pleased for the 32nd year to be hosting the VAAB annual exhibition in Bulawayo Curated by Cliford Zulu, Bulawayo Zimbabwe Amalevuls is an exhibition putting into the spotlight the Zimbabwean events “THIS TIME LAST YEAR” weighing in on … Read More »

September 2018

Open Call: Visual Artist in Residence 2019

NATIONAL GALLERY IN BULAWAYO 2019 RESIDENCY AND EXHIBITION PROPOSAL CALL 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 … Read More »

September 2018

This September, 75 on Josh

Exhibition: Jeu-Vebre Artist: Gishlain Mbaila Ditshekedi Space: Small Galleries on Takawira Opened: 16 August 2018 @ 5:30pm Closing: 15 October 2018 Partners: Alliance Francaises of Bulawayo Collaborated: with Omega Masuku and George Masarira     Exhibition: Lost and Found Artist: … Read More »

August 2018

JEU-VERBE a presentation by visiting artist Ghislain Ditshekedi

We would like to invite you to a presentation by our 4th visiting artist in 2018, Ghislain Ditshekedi from Lubumbashi in the DR Congo the presentation will be held at the Bulawayo Gallery on Thursday 16 August at the Anglo … Read More »