• Past Exhibitions

    The 1900's

    Tramway Road Exhibition - 1997

    The Tramway Road exhibition was opened on 24 October 1997. The idea for the exhibition came about when Michele Paulse, a PhD student at the University of Cape Town, approached the Museum to do an exhibition on the story of the Tramway Road community in Sea Point.

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    (Dis)playing the Game - 1997

    (Dis)playing the Game attempted to trace, understand, document and celebrate significant aspects of more than one hundred years of sport in disadvantaged communities in the Western Cape, before, during and after apartheid.

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    District Six Revisited - 1997 / 1998

    This spirited account of the District Six neighbourhood captured through the personal lenses of photographers George Hallett, Clarence Coulsen, Jackie Heyns, Wilfred Paulse and Gavin Jantjes took us on a moving journey of the extraordinary elegance of the everyday.

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    Buckingham Palace - 1998 / 1999

    Richard Rive’s 1986 novel, Buckingham Palace, District Six, depicts life and characters in District Six during the 1950s and 60s, and shows their responses to the devastating removals under the Group Areas Act.

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