The National Gallery of Zimbabwe will launch First Fridays, a meeting of Visual and Performing Arts which is a monthly event that is targeted at the Young Adult demographic.
A statement released by the Gallery’s spokeperson, Zvikomborero Mandangu, states that the First Fridays initiative will present alternative music into the Gallery atmosphere as a way of creating space for art and music lovers to experience an evening of diverse genres of music in the museum setup.
“The National Gallery of Zimbabwe would like to offer something different to its audience after a hectic week, Aside from having a great time, the event will offer a platform for networking in a relaxed atmosphere in the tranquil heart of the city!
“The headline act on the launch is the dynamic Experimental Hip Hop trio, the Monkey Nuts who will produce an arrestive mix of Rock, Hip Hop and Afro-Electro Music and the blend will ultimately attract the attention of listeners across subcultures,” Mandagu said.
He added that pop up art sale will take place on the evening, and will consist affordable artworks from a wide variety of Visual Artists.
“The event also offers individuals access to running exhibitions in the Gallery thus creating a multifaceted ambience for culture lovers. A Cash Bar and a light menu will be available from The Sanctuary at the Gallery Cafe.”
The admission fee for the evening is $5 and entry is free for all card carrying Friends of the Gallery members.