Michaelis is staffed by some of South Africa’s leading fine artists, curators and art academics. Internationally, the school is recognised as one of South Africa’s foremost institutions for the study of fine art and new media at an advanced level.
- all exhibitions
- The Michaelis Graduate Exhibition has been cancelled for 2016 due to the student protests and Hiddingh shutdown. The Michaelis Graduate exhibition could possibly take place in February/March 2017. Check the website for further updates. ...
- Nobuko Nqaba recently had a solo exhibition with Art Meets Camera which is on show at the AKAA contemporary art and design fair in Paris, France. ...
- Penny Siopis receives Arts and Culture Trust lifetime achiever award for Visual Art. ...
Due to the Hiddingh Shutdown and student protests the portfolios deadline has been extended till 30 October 2016.
Prospective students may drop their portfolios off at the UCT admissions office on middle campus in Rondebosch. ...
Visual and Art History is a six-course major available to students in the Humanities Faculty studying towards a BA degree. The courses provide an opportunity to study both the history of the fine arts and the history of other key visual traditions and cultures, including architecture, interior and industrial design and dress.
The Honours programme in curatorship is offered in close collaboration with Iziko South African Museums. The programme offers courses in the theory and practice of curatorship, developing in students a sophisticated awareness of the practicalities, politics and poetics of working with collections of many kinds.