CPT – Art Guide 24-30Oct

Impressions of Rourkes Drift

The exhibition displays over 100 works (comprising mainly prints) from 17 artists, who studied at the renowned Evangelical Lutheran Church Art and Craft Centre (known as Rorke’s Drift) in KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa, including Azaria Mbatha, Eric Mbatha, Dan Rakgoathe and Cyprian Shilakoe.

Until 2 November

R15 – R30

Iziko South African National Gallery, Tel: (021) 481 3970

Oceans of Life Photographic Exhibition

As part of the National Marine Week and BirdLife South Africa’s Celebrate Our Seas Festival, this exhibition focuses on marine life and conservation.

Until 23 November

R15 – R30

Iziko South African Museum, Tel: (021) 419 7347

New Italian Design

An overview of contemporary Italian design with 288 projects by 133 Italian designers, ranging from self-produced prototypes and large-series products to works of art and industrial artefacts.

Until 25 October @ 11am – 7pm

The Lookout, Granger Bay Blvd, V&A Waterfront, Cape Town, Tel: (027) 243 4304

Co-Existence

A group exhibition of photography and paintings by Nomusa Makhubu (South Africa/Photography), Jan Smith (Mexico/Photography) and Bronwen Vaughan-Evans (Australia/Painting).

Until 31 October

FREE

Erdmann Contemporary Gallery, 84 Kloof Street, Gardens, Tel: (021) 422 2762

The Langa TAG Township Arts Gallery Tour

Take a gander at local creations along this Cape Town township’s first permanent art gallery route

Get a taste of South African history, contemporary art and local culture all in one helping with a visit to the Langa Township Arts Gallery (Langa TAG).

Until 8 January 2015 @ 11am – 4pm

R105

Langa Township, Langa, Cape Town, Tel: 073 7778937

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