Beautiful wirework baskets on show at Durban’s Phansi Museum

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Hlengi Dube will be showing her telephone wirework in the exhibition, ‘Hear Me Out’, at the Phansi Museum.

MASTER crafter, Hlengiwe Dube, will be showing her work in the solo exhibition, ‘Hear Me Out’, at the Phansi Museum at 500 Esther Roberts Road, Glenwood, Durban, from August 12 to August 30. Continue reading


Check out some New Kids on the Block at the Phansi Museum


Himba woman with traditional hair dress.

THE Phansi Museum will be mounting its second exhibition of the year in the Phansi goes Phezulu Gallery, 500 Esther Roberts Road, Glenwood, tilted The New Kids on the Block.

This exhibition will introduce the public to the latest treasures acquired for the Phansi Museum Collection; and comprises life sized puppets of the Herero, Himba and Hakawana people from northern Namibia adorned in ceremonial dress, beadwork and regalia.

In contrast to the magnificent attire of the Herero people, the museum will have on display a marvelous wedding dress, dating back to the 19th Century  worn by a Victorian, English bride who stamped her identity on the attire of the people of Namibia.  Continue reading