Iziko Museums Summer School: Museums & Democracy
Celebrating our 20 years of democracy,” this year’s programme highlight aspects of World Design Capital 2014 and includes public engagements, hands-on activities, film screenings and walkabouts
Until 1 March
Iziko Museums, Tel: (021) 481 3404 / 13
The Human Form
A showcase of representations and interpretations of the human form as seen through the eyes of artists including Peter Pharoah, Richard Scott, Hugo Maritz, Russel Travers, Gavin Calf, Philip Badenhorst, Simon Jones, Lolly Hahn-Page, Judy Woodborne, Bastiaan van Stenis, Leonard Matsoso and others.
Until 28 February (Mon-Fri @ 9:30am-5pm & Sat @ 9:30am – 2pm)
Eclectica Modern Gallery, 9 Cavendish Street, Claremont, Tel: (021) 671 7315
Group Photography Exhibition
Four photographers explore different themes.
6 February – 13 March
Brundyn+, ORO Africa Building, 170 Buitengracht Street, Cape Town, Tel: (021) 424 5150
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 2014
Cape Town Civic Centre, 12 Hertzog Boulevard, Cape Town
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
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
Vangate Mall, Next to Pick n Pay, Tel: 082 3442601