Current Exhibitions

Kewpie – Sowda and Kewpie at the Marie Antoinette Ball at the Ambassador Club, 1967

District Six Huis Kombuis Food and Memory Exhibition

To commemorate the 50th year since the declaration of District Six as a White Group Area in 1966, we curated an exhibition as a backdrop to the launch of the District Six Museum’s Huis Kombuis Food and Memory Cookbook. 

It was opened on the 11 February 2016 and remains open to the public at the District Six Museum Homecoming Centre till further notice.

Photographs by Jac De Villiers

Kewpie: Daughter of District Six Exhibition

Kewpie: Daughter of District Six is an exhibition that celebrates the life and times of Kewpie, a renowned hairdresser and drag queen in the queer community of District Six in Cape Town.

The exhibition is open to the public from 21 September – 22 December 2018 and 7 – 19 January 2019

Suitcase Project

This is another of the Museum’s projects which had its beginnings in the February 2016 period, when the fiftieth year since District Six was declared a White Group Area on 11 February in 1966, was commemorated. It was also linked to the campaign to have District Six declared a National Heritage Site (NHS).