One particular challenge that the curators at NAGN face is dealing with the colonial history of the arts scene in Namibia.
The curation team at NAGN wants to impact the Namibian arts community by ensuring reliable access to visual arts and by legitimising arts as a serious industry in the country.
Bruijn, 'Scheepvaart in de Noordelijke Nederlanden 1580-1650' Algemene Geschiedenis der Nederlanden (NAGN
) 1980, 7, pp.
We will have one international exhibitor, six local exhibitors and three NAGN
The opening and prize-giving ceremony of the Triennial will be held on 05 September 2014 at the NAGN
. The date for submitting artworks is 11 July 2014.
The exhibition comprises of collections from the National Archives, artefacts and paintings provided by friends, colleagues, writers and artists, as well as items lent to the NAGN by Founding President Sam Nujoma himself.
The exhibition which was officially opened by Dr Libertina Amathila will travel with the Mobile Exhibition System of the NAGN to all 13 regions of Namibia, to enrich and empower every person who has an opportunity to view the exhibition.
The museum programme aims to curate and exhibit a selection of art works from collections housed in the National Art Gallery of Namibia (NAGN
) and offers an exciting education programme to benefit tertiary institutions, schools, researchers, artists, tourists and the general public.
The National Art Gallery of Namibia (NAGN) and Bank Windhoek will jointly host an exhibition entitled "Namibian Artists Group Exhibition"as from 22 February to 31 March at NAGN, in an effort to celebrate contemporary Namibian art.
During the period of the exhibition, NAGN will also host a conference for the artists.
Inventory, re-invention and innovation are the three keys to progressive art, according to the director of the National Art Gallery of Namibia (NAGN
), Josef Madisia.
About 250 photographs showing diverse people in different settings around the country will be on show at the National Art Gallery of Namibia (NAGN
) later this month.