Chief Albert Luthuli became the first African to receive the Nobel Peace Prize for his non-violent stance in the fight for liberation. He traveled to Oslo, Norway in December 1961 – an epic and ground-breaking event to receive his prize for the year 1960.



Zoe the seed

Celebrated Durban songstress Zoetheseed is set to wow audiences this Africa Month with a live concert at the Luthuli Museum, Groutville on Friday 24 May at 7pm.

The concert is presented by Concerts SA in collaboration with Zimboni and iSupport Creative Business, with funding support from the Department of Sport, Arts and Culture (South Africa) – Mzansi Golden Economy, as part of ‘30 years of Democracy: A Celebration of African Music and Heritage’, a live music concert series with the underlying philosophy of Ubuntu, ‘I am because you are; you are because I am’.

Doors open at 6pm and tickets are R50 on Webtickets or at the door

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The Luthuli Museum supports on-site and travelling exhibitions that honour, explore and inform about the legacy of Chief Albert Luthuli and the Liberation Movement. Our current and upcoming exhibitions include the following:


The Luthuli Legacy Walk & Fun Run is an annual commemorative event organised by the Luthuli Museum. The event is aimed at commemorating the passing of Chief Albert Luthuli on 21 July 1967. It takes place during the month of July to coincide with the date of his death.