past exhibitions 2007


Opening in Washington DC

February 15th: The first Friends Forever - Master Sculptors of Zimbabwe - Exhibition opened in Washington DC. A nice opening of a beautiful exhibition. The exhibition is the result of a partnership between Planet Aid Baltimore-Washington and Friends Forever. And the event is hosted by the Charles Sumner School, Museum and Archives in midtown DC.
In partnering with Friends Forever, Planet Aid wishes to make this unique Zimbabwean art accessible to an US audience, and to contribute to the understanding of art as an expression of universal human interconnectedness. The exhibition runs until June 30th. We are open on weekdays from 10am to 8pm and on selected Saturdays. Welcome to the impressive and unique selection of all the 17 Friends Forever artists' works. Enjoy!


Friends Forever in Moscow again

In the exhibition hall “Na Kashirke”, Moscow, Ak. Millionshikova street, 35, Metro “Kashirskaya”, we open – again, like last year – a Master Sculptors of Zimbabwe exhibition with all the Friends Forever artists represented with some of their best works.
Opening reception is May 3 at 17.00 hrs.
The exhibition is organized in cooperation between Trade Link, the gallery “Na Kashirke” and Friends Forever, also like last year.
Welcome to the opening – and welcome to this opportunity for you to acquire as your property a modern sculpture from Zimbabwe.
Enjoy the exhibition!


Boston Grand Opening in Tubman House

Friends Forever for the second time in Boston. On May 9th at 6:30pm: Grand Openeing in the Tubman House, Boston midtown with 200 new sculptures fresh from Zimbabwe, all sizes and from the hands and spirits of the Friends Forever Artist Group.
Do not wait too long!
The exhibition is open weekdays from 10am to 6pm and every Wednesday we invite to special events from 6pm to 8pm: film evenings, guided tours and lectures, a course in drawing, clay modeling classes for youngsters – and even a summer party with ice cream is scheduled.
Friends Forever, Planet Aid and United South End Settlements in Boston are the joined partners behind this arrangement. It runs through 13th of June 2007.

Master Sculptors Of Zimbabwe
Harriet Tubman House 

until 13.06.2007

Columbus Ave. Boston, MA 02118


African Excellence In Art, Oslo

Friends Forever opened an exhibition, which is organized in cooperation with U-landshjelp fra Folk til Folk and partly sponsored by NORAD and Oslo Municipality and also closely cooperating with Norsk Blindesamfund (The association of blind people, with whom we have had guided tours on the exhibition under the headline “Art You Can Feel") on the 1st of June 2007.
The exhibition is located just behind the Nobel Peace Center close to Akerbrygga and has already been visited by hundreds of guest.
More than 75 astonishing stone sculptures from “Master Sculptors of Zimbabwe” are exhibited at a time. The sculptures exhibited are also for sale, and whenever a sculpture is sold and removed from the exhibition, a new one arrives to replace it. Thus there is always something new and exciting to look at.
Furthermore one of the artists from Zimbabwe, Netsayi Mukomberanwa, have been present at the exhibition all during the month of June and will go back to Zimbabwe with lots of good impressions, inspiration and new friends at the end of the month.


Friends Forever continues in Vienna...

The next exhibition to open this summer in Europe is in Burg Lichtenstein, Vienna. Once again Friends Forever organizes in cooperation with HUMANA Austria an outstanding exhibition of works of art by Zimbabwean Master Sculptors in connection with the Summer Theater Festival ( in the park of Burg Liechtenstein. This years play: "Lumpacivagabundus" by Johann Nestroy presented by Elfriede Ott.
We are looking very much forward to this, our 3rd exhibition in Burg Lichtenstein, which will open on the 18th of July at 19.00 PM and run through August. Welcome!

Lebende Steine
Burg Liechtenstein 

Hauptstraße 37, 2344 Maria Enzersdorf


Friends Forever for the 1st time in Chicago

The container packed with beautiful sculptures is on its way from Zimbabwe…
The catalogue is being printed in this very moment…
Invitation cards are about to be mailed…
Everything is in the pipeline for a spectacular Opening of the Friends Forever exhibition “Master Sculptors of Zimbabwe” in the Gallery of Robert Morris College, Corner State Str. and Van Baren in Downtown Chicago on the 2nd of August.
The exhibition will run until the 23rd of September 2007.
Friends Forever is organizing this exhibition in Chicago in cooperation with U'Sagain and the State Street Gallery of Robert Morris College. We received a very warm and enthusiastic welcome form more than 160 guests attending the opening, among them the guest of honor, the Alderman for the 2nd ward of Chicago Mr. Bob Fioretti, who declared the exhibition for officially opened.
The sculptures exhibited are also for sale.

Many hundred guests have visited the exhibition since the Opening and more than 20 sculptures have been sold during the 1st week.
Square Chikwanda, featured artist from Zimbabwe, is right now hosting a workshop, where the students learn to carve a sculpture in raw stone brought from Zimbabwe. The exhibition is open Monday to Friday from 10.00 am to 6.00 pm and Saturdays from 10.00 am to 4.00 pm. On Thursdays there is a special event from 5.00 - 7.00 PM with the following headlines:
8/16    African Dance Performance
8/23    Influence of African Art (on Western Art)
8/30    Taste of Africa
9/06    African Wine Tasting
9/13    African Fashion and Jewelry
9/20    An Evening of Jazz with Barbara Ann Martin
Extra Special Events:
9/21    Dessert and Coffee from 4 to 6 pm
9/22    Grand Finale from 12 to 4 pm