Corner of Bertha & Jorissen Streets
Wednesday – Sunday
10:00 – 16:00 Visit Website
Wits Art Museum is home to an extraordinary collection of African art, including contemporary and historical art from South Africa and art from West and Central Africa.
The Museum is one of Johannesburg’s premier tourist attractions, along with the Apartheid Museum and Constitution Hill. It is part of the Wits University Cultural Precinct, just three blocks from Nelson Mandela Bridge.
Acclaimed South African pianist, Andre Petersen, will be performing at WAM, with guest appearances by local DJs. Petersen is the recipient of numerous prestigious awards and has played, locally and internationally, with countless musical luminaries. This gentle, kind maestro also teaches in the Wits Music Department. The event is organised in collaboration with the Wits Music Department and is part of a series that showcases diverse African musical talents.
Opening the evening will be the Africa Rise Sessions, which sees three local DJs; Bra Slovo, Charles Leonard and Ms G showcasing a range of historical and contemporary African music.
18:30 - 19:30: Africa Rise Sessions
19:30 - 20:30: Andre Petersen performance
Entrance is free and all are welcome, seats are available on a first come, first served basis.
Underground parking is available for the evening. Entrance left off Jorissen, after the Station Street intersection.
163 Jan Smuts Avenue
68 Juta Street
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