Cape Town Art guide – 10-16 Jan 2014

Nelson Mandela Legacy Exhibition
Cape Town pays tribute to Tata Madiba. As a multimedia presentation that showcases the Nobel Peace Prize winner’s exceptional actions and sacrifices and documents his relationship with Cape Town, it is a fitting way to celebrate and honour the life one of the greatest leaders that ever walked this earth.
Until 30 June
FREE
Cape Town Civic Centre, 12 Hertzog Boulevard, Cape Town
Narda Rubens Photo Exhibition
THIS photo exhibition reflects on a journey filled with the unexpected, the amazing and the merely odd.
14 – 26 January
Artscape Marble Foyer
Rose Korber Art
Rose Korber’s Summer Show with several important vintage and current works by artists who exhibit in a number of the most prestigious art galleries and museums around the world. It is Korber’s personal overview of the current state of South African art and features paintings, mixed media works, original limited-edition prints, photography, sculpture, ceramics and contemporary Shangaan beadwork.
Until 31 January, daily @ 10am – 6pm
48 Sedgemoore Road, Camps Bay, Cape Town, Tel: (021) 438 9152 / 083 2611173
Da Vinci – The Genius Exhibition
Get a behind-the-scenes glimpse into the inventions and art of Leonardo Da Vinci. You know that he painted the Monal Lisa and The Last Supper, but did you know that Leonardo da Vinci also created flying machines and diving gear? You can learn this and more amazing facts about the master painter at the exhibition Da Vinci – The Genius.
Until 9 February
FREE – R400
Chavonnes Battery Museum, Clock Tower Square, V&A Waterfront, Tel: 0861 225598
Bit by Bit Mosaic
Full day workshops that are perfect for beginners – ‘you will be amazed at what you can achieve after just one day,’ says owner Kerry Atherstone. What a fantastic way to spend the day; relax, learn an amazing skill and you get to take home your project.
R400 per person including lunch.
Observatory, Cape Town, Tel: 079 042 3908
Big Tree Mosaics
Join Michelle McConnell, who started her journey into the art of mosaics after an inspirational trip to Turkey, at her home studio in Durbanville.
9:30am – 12:30pm & 6pm – 8pm
R60 – R90
42 Primula Crescent, Wellway Park East, Durbanville, Tel: 073 653 2688
Fiddlewood Pottery Studios
Classes are small and intimate giving students ample individual attention as they learn the tricks of the trade. Beginners are more than welcome to come and learn about pottery basics such as; glazing, firing, hand as well as wheelwork.
10am – 12:30pm, 7:30pm – 10pm & 5pm – 9:30pm
R410
Fiddlewood Pottery Studio 88, 1st Avenue, Harfield Village, Claremont, Tel: (021) 671 2515
Beauty of Cape Minstrels
A photographic exhibition & its objective is to showcase the beauty of the minstrels process taking place in the flats (eg Athlone stadium) in the heart of Cape Town so it can reach other eyes. The exhibition is still text free and visitors are most welcome to contribute their comments, titles and insights to add value to the exhibits.
Every Tuesday – Thursday @ 10am – 4pm
Cape Baptist Charity Hall, 23 Kloof Street, Tel: 082 3442601