Anyone can be a Rembrandt but galleries must become child-friendly

When Bongani Madondo took his children on a gallery tour, they blew some fresh air into the stuffy world of art appreciation and made the veteran art critic and author wonder: how do we make art education part of our daily family existence?

01 December 2019 - 00:01 By Bongani Madondo

Taking in the David Koloane retrospective at the Wits Arts Museum (WAM) with my children got me thinking about a few seemingly unrelated things.

How can a healthy society develop a solid art education, thus enriching a culture of tolerance and questioning; a society that prefers dialogue over the bayonet?..

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