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  • Zeitz MOCAA will host its 2022 gala dinner and party before opening a new exhibition celebrating black joy.
  • Thabiso Makhubela, DJ Stunna, DJ Zinhle and more will keep partygoers entertained.
  • The Zeitz MOCAA 2022 Gala will take place on Saturday, November 19. Tickets are already on sale.

Zeitz MOCAA will host its 2022 gala dinner and party before opening a new exhibition celebrating black joy.

The fundraising event will benefit career advancement and education at the Zeitz Museum of Contemporary Art in Africa (Zeitz MOCAA). Presented in collaboration with long-standing partner Gucci, it promises to be a highlight on the social calendar of art enthusiasts and philanthropists around the world.

The 2022 Gala theme, Art & Opulence, draws inspiration from When We See Us: A Century of Black Figuration in Painting, a new exhibition opening the same weekend.

In addition to a special preview of the exhibition, the evening’s master of ceremonies, Expresso presenter and radio host Thabiso Makhubela, known for his charm on one of Mzansi’s best daytime shows, will keep attendees entertained. party.

Capeton DJ Stunna will get the party started before NV Funk brings their signature style of House and drums live to the Zeitz MOCAA atrium. South African DJ, producer, media personality and businesswoman DJ Zinhle will close the festivities.

“We are pleased to be able to bring together old and new friends to celebrate not only the opening of this momentous exhibition, but also this wonderful museum that continues to position itself as a civic space within the local and global arts community that surrounds it,” says Executive Director . and the chief curator, Koyo Kouoh.

“This year’s Gala and its theme of Art and Opulence seeks to recognize our achievements over the past three years and what we aim to achieve in the future, further cementing the position of art from Africa and its diaspora in the global contemporary art landscape. “.

The Zeitz MOCAA 2022 Gala will take place on Saturday, November 19, at the museum located in the Silo District at the V&A Waterfront, Cape Town. Tickets are on sale now and can be purchased HERE.

The Gala is Zeitz MOCAA’s largest developmental event of the year, with revenues yielding approximately 30% of the museum’s annual exhibition and education budget.

The event is essential to the institution’s mission of promoting arts education and community engagement.

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