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Franschhoek’s Art Scene

Art Galleries & Sculpture Gardens in the French Corner In addition to being a hotspot for haute cuisine and fine wine, the Franschhoek Wine Valley is home to a thriving art scene. Art galleries and sculpture installations practically line Huguenot Street – Franschhoek’s main thoroughfare – while many of the valley’s wine estates maintain their […]

The Rupert Museum reopens its Doors

With the recent reopening of the Rupert Museum after extensive renovations to the space, visitors are in for a treat with the four current exhibitions on show.  The Cape Town Triennials – Then & Now This exhibition presents a selection of works by celebrated contemporary artists, who exhibited in The Cape Town Triennialshows between 1982 […]


C.W. GLUCK ORPHÉE ET EURYDICE BAXTER THEATRE TUES 3 SEPT 19:30 | THURS 5 SEPT 19:30 | SAT 7 SEPT 18:00 Gluck’s dream of creating a new style of opera, distinguished by classical simplicity and dramatic integrity, was exquisitely realised in his setting of the Orpheus story. Climaxing in the much-loved aria “J’ai perdu mon Eurydice”, […]

Art in the Yard presents TODAY, a Group Exhibition

presents TODAY A Group Exhibition 31.08.2019 | 24.09.2019 Gallery Details Art in the Yard Gallery | The Yard, 38 Huguenot Street, Franschhoek Email| Phone +27 (0) 21 876 4280 Website Contact person: Gita Claassen Opening Friday 31 August 2019, 14:00 Exhibition runs from 31 August 2019 – 24 September 2019 Winter opening times 9:30 […]

Leopard’s Leap announces #Words4Wine for 2019

Leopard’s Leap Wines is delighted to announce the 2019 edition of its #Words4Wine campaign as part of its sponsorship of the annual Cape Town-based Open Book Festival. Those who love literature, who understand the importance of reading and who have books to share, are invited to enjoy a glass of Leopard’s Leap wine in exchange for a pre-loved (or even […]

Art Franschhoek | 25 to 27 October 2019

As with fine food and world-class wines, so too fine art needs to be experienced to be appreciated. Visitors to Franschhoek can once again look forward to a weekend of artworks and exhibitions, as the 4thannual  Art Franschhoek ‘opens its doors’ to the public over the weekend of 25 to 27 October.    Over the years Franschhoek has […]


The La Motte Museum introduces a new art exhibition entitled, Land Rewoven. Presented in collaboration withBarnard Gallery, this new addition to the Franschhoek Valley estate’s acclaimed offering, comprises a considered body of work by MJ Lourens in conversation with selected paintings of JH Pierneef from the La Motte Museum collection. The inspiration for this exhibition lies in […]

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Visit Art Month at Welgemeend to experience art and art education in Cape Town this August

Art Month at Welgemeend is about much more than just the curated thought-provoking exhibition Satire and Irony – running for the duration of August, it’s a month-long celebration of art which extends to art talks by thought leaders in the art world and an educational programme featuring art films and masterclasses. A highlight on Cape […]


Special Market Day hosted in celebration of ART IN PAARL WEEK

On the first Thursday in August this year, residents and visitors in Paarl will have an opportunity to visit the stunning gardens at 161 Main road and view a range of magnificent work by local fine artists and sculptors at the inaugural Paarl Art Week Market day. The event will not only host artwork, but also […]

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Art in the Yard Presents “Assumption”, a Solo Exhibition

03.08.2019 – 26.08.2019 An exhibition of works by Claire Denarie-Soffietti and Lerato Motau Art in the Yard Gallery | The Yard, 38 Huguenot Street, Franschhoek Email| Phone +27 (0) 21 876 4280 Website Contact person: Gita Opening Friday 3 August 2019, 11:00 Exhibition runs from 3 August 2019 – 26 August 2019 Winter opening […]