Join the UJ Arts Academy 2021

Breyten Odendaal

January 10, 2023

Welcome to the UJ Arts Academy, a free extramural programme offered to students from across the University!

Here is what UJ students can expect in 2021.


R&J Unplugged

UJ Arts & Culture is

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MTN x UJ New Contemporary Awards – Artists Announcement

The Awards ceremony to be held in November 2022 at the UJ Arts Centre.

The ongoing partnership between the MTN SA Foundation and the UJ Art Gallery supported by Business

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Inga Somdyala

Inga Somdyala named the MTN X UJ New Contemporary Awards 2022 winner

Gerald Ferreira

November 25, 2022

Excellence in curatorship, innovation, and digital technologies in art celebrated at MTN X UJ New Contemporary Awards

Johannesburg, 25 November 2022 – Inga Somdyala has been announced as the winner of

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Herman Moolman

November 10, 2022

The University of Johannesburg Choir presents its first Celebration Concert since 2019.

On 21 October, UJ Choir will share highlights of this year’s repertoire with family, friends, and supporters at St.

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Arts and culture internship programme opens for applications

Herman Moolman

October 23, 2022

Arts & Culture at the University of Johannesburg is calling for applications for internships funded by Culture, Art, Tourism, Hospitality, and Sport Sector Education and Training Authority (CATHSSETA).

A range of

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UJ Arts Academy Showcase returns

Breyten Odendaal

October 17, 2022

Offered to students from across the institution, the UJ Arts Academy presents a range of opportunities in dance, drama and poetry that culminates in an annual showcase, this year scheduled

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Italian musician Raphael Gualazzi in concert at UJ

Breyten Odendaal

October 10, 2022

Italian pianist and jazz player Raphael Gualazzi will perform a free concert at the UJ Arts Centre on 19 October.
The Italian Cultural Institute in Pretoria in collaboration with the Embassy

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Our Future: Africa-Europe Dialogues

Breyten Odendaal

October 1, 2022

Register for the FREE POETIC (IN)JUSTICE: WORDS THAT BREATHE, MOVE & TRANSFORM Poetry Slam on 7 October at 20:00pm: Register – Our Future: Africa-Europe Dialogues (

Our Future: Africa-Europe Dialogues to explore democracy

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Competition for New Writing Set in Johannesburg

Breyten Odendaal

September 17, 2022

UJ Arts & Culture and the Johannesburg Institute for Advance Study (JIAS) at the University of Johannesburg are launching a writing competition.
Short form writing in any language that expresses experiences

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Nimrod Ndebele-Gerard Sekoto Collection unveiled at the UJ Art Gallery

The University of Johannesburg is proud to announce the opening of the long-term showcase of the Nimrod Ndebele-Gerard Sekoto Collection at the UJ Art Gallery, kindly on loan from University’s

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