Cape Town Art Guide -17Feb

Private Space, Public at Art in the Yard
This exhibition showcases a diverse collection of photographic works by Matthew Willman that have gained international recognition, including photographs from his Heritage Symbolism Collection and from his ten year commission as photographer to the Nelson Mandela Foundation.

Until 2 March


Art in the Yard, 38 Huguenot Street, Franschhoek

Tel: (021) 876 4280

International Public Art Festival
The festival features 25 local and international artists including Mak1one, Falko, Seth1, AuRet, Chocolate sauce, Ubutu B-Boys, Free Spirits, Julia Mary Grey, Joykil, Sleight, Jonnykoel, Skiet, Momo, Mars, Paris Sketch Culture, Rayaan Cassiem, Skubalisto and many more.

Until 19 February

9 Shelley Road, Observatory

Live Art Festival
Blurring the fields of fine art, dance, theatre, music and literature to form a unique platform for cutting-edge interdisciplinary art.  With an emphasis on works by African artists and those from the diaspora, the Festival makes possible new and transformative interactions within diverse personal, political, public and architectural spaces.

Until 26 February


Cape Town City Centre

Tel: 076 1010421

Lou Ros
Lou Ros’ art is centred around the de-structuring of form, rather than simply reproducing the original in perfection. Originally a graffiti artist, Ros exhibits his new works in the City of Cape Town for the second time in his career. The artist is based in Paris.

Until 4 March


Christopher Moller Gallery, 7 Kloof Nek Road, Gardens

Tel: (021) 422 1599

Robin Rhode – Path and Fields
Rhode makes drawings spontaneously, whether he works on paper, canvas, the walls of Johannesburg or the walls inside the gallery. He acts like a composer in assembling this exhibition, bringing together individual pieces that range from the peculiar, muted and elusive to the expressive, effervescent and even boisterous.

Until 4 March

Stevenson Gallery, Buchanan Building, 160 Sir Lowry Road, Woodstock

Tel: (021) 462 1500

Entitled Hide & Seek, it is a group sculpture exhibition curated by Teresa Lizamore. This is an active relationship between viewer, sculpture and environment. Participating artists include Cobus Haupt, Frank van Reenen, Mark Swart, Jaco Sieberhagen, Sam Allerton, Gregg Price, Strijdom Van Der Merwe, Uwe Pfaff and Marieke Prinsloo.


Until 28 February 2017

Clairvaux Cellar, Voortrekker Avenue, Robertson

Tel: (011) 880 8802

Bit by Bit Mosaic
Experience a day you will always remember.  Half day Saturday workshop that is perfect for beginners – ‘you will be amazed at what you can achieve after just 1/2 a day,’ says owner Kerry Atherstone.  Take the first step and we will guide you through the mosaic process.  All the workshops are very practical. 

R400 per person & Special rates when booking for 2 people.  

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, WellwayPark East, Durbanville

Tel: 073 653 2688

Fiddlewood Pottery Studios
Classes are small and intimate giving student’s 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