The International Conference on African Cultures

From the First of August to the 30th of September 1962, a Congress of African Culture took place at the National Gallery of Rhodesia. The magnitude of this meeting of Museum leaders from the continent and around the globe; royalty from around the continent, artists, critics and cultural experts- the Who’s Who of the art […]






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NGZ presents the 2nd International Conference of African Cultures (ICAC)

The National Gallery of Zimbabwe (NGZ) proudly presents the second International Conference on African Cultures (ICAC) which will be held from the 11-13 of September 2017 at the National Gallery of Zimbabwe in Harare. This year’s ICAC will be made up of 4 major elements: Conference Exhibition Program Art week Visit to Great Zimbabwe (optional […]

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Over Fifty Speakers to Deliver at International Conference on African Cultures (ICAC

The International Conference on African Cultures (ICAC) is nigh and will feature over fifty speakers from across the globe, local and international. Some of the local speakers include Tapfumanei Gutsa, Admire Kamudzengerere, Christopher Till, Godfrey Mahachi, Ancila Nhamo among others. On the International scene Bisi Silva, Gabi Thcobo, Jan Pather, Mulenga Mulenga, Tumelo Mosaka the […]

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ICAC; the Business End of Art.

  The First International Congress of African Culture took place on August the 1st 1962 at what was then the National Gallery of Rhodesia. The main thrust of the Congress was to explore the influence of Art and Culture from Africa on the World. As the Congress proceeded, leading Scholars, Nobles and Enthusiasts from the […]

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Keynote speakers to attend 2nd International Conference of African Cultures (ICAC).

We are drawing close to the 2nd International Conference of African Cultures (ICAC) a historical changing conference taking place on 11 – 13 September 2017. ICAC aims to bring together over 200 local and international delegates in the art, culture and heritage seeking to deliberate important issues surrounding the future and history of

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Exciting program lined up for the 2nd International Conference of African Cultures

The National Gallery of Zimbabwe is pleased to announce that Online Registration to the 2nd International Conference of African Cultures (ICAC) is now open. Interested parties should hurry and register while places to this prestigious occasion in the discourse of art, design, architecture and culture from Africa are still available. The Conference is set to […]

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Reflections at 60 with Doreen Sibanda

2017 is a very special year for the National Gallery of Zimbabwe particularly the month of July, which will mark the 60th anniversary of the institution. Mrs Doreen Sibanda (DS) takes us through what it means for the Gallery to be celebrating 60 years of incorporation and some of the exciting programs that are lined […]

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National Gallery of Zimbabwe turns 60!

Dedicated to the presentation, promotion and conservation of Zimbabwe’s Contemporary Art and visual heritage, The National Gallery of Zimbabwe (NGZ) is set to celebrate its 60th anniversary in 2017. As one of the oldest institutions in Zimbabwe, established in 1957, the National Gallery of Zimbabwe has witnessed the dramatic transition from the colonial era to […]

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The International Conference of African Culture; Revisited.

The first ever International Congress of African Culture (ICAC) that took place at the National Gallery in 1962 established the Gallery in the eyes of the international community as a centre for the advancement of African studies, and the promotion of the arts of Africa. It was the first forum in which the arts of […]

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