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The  5 Very Artful Places To Visit In Cape Town

The 5 Very Artful Places To Visit In Cape Town

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Cape Town is a vibrant and colourful city, the history of the City and the Western Cape is well documented through art and culture. With such a diversity of arts and cultures in Cape Town it comes as no surprise to find out that the City has a large number of art galleries, here are just 5 of the better ones that are little less commercial.

The World Art Gallery


Proof that size does not always matter the World Art Gallery on Church street is a small gallery that proves art is still very much alive. The world art gallery is a contemporary gallery that exhibits a wide variety of work in many mediums from simple sketches to ornate watercolours and then to newer, less common examples.  A real eye opener and a place to see up and coming as well as work from established artists.

The AVA Gallery


A few doors along from the World Art Gallery is the AVA (Association for Visual Arts) gallery. The AVA gallery is one of the oldest not for profit galleries in Cape Town. Situated in the centre of Cape Town this world class gallery promotes the advancement of contemporary art and artists primarily in and around the Western Cape.  Exhibitions change frequently and gallery can have as many as 3 exhibitions on show simultaneously. The AVA is highly recommended as a gallery to visit.

Art.b


Looking for something different from an emerging artist?  If this is your quest then look no further than Art.b, situation on Carel an Aswegen Street in Bellville in the Northern Suburbs of Cape Town. Very much raising an awareness to what art is the gallery displays works from across the Western Cape that include Painting, pottery, Sculptures and photos. There is a considerable focus on amateur work that is exhibited alongside works from more professional or established artists.

Kanonkop Gallery


Wine in itself is considered a work of art and the wine maker the artist. Kanonkop brings art and wine together in a cellar creating a unique space to exhibit a variety of work in a variety of styles that very much match what wine is all about. The Kanonkop Wine Estate is in Stellenbosch

Ebony Design


Finally a unique and special art gallery situated in the picturesque town of Franschoek. Again, just like Kanonkop, Ebony design provides the perfect reason to escape the city and find some peace and some exquisite works of art.  Not only does Ebony Design house some contemporary painting but it showcases modern South African furniture and jewellery in amongst a collection brought together by Marc Stanes, as a teaser there is also a sample of the work on display in Loop Street in the City itself.

Cape Town does perhaps have too many galleries to mention, depending on your taste there is a museum or gallery for everyone, so take some time and go and explore the art of the Cape.

Cape Town is a vibrant and colourful city, the history of the City and the Western Cape is well documented through art and culture. With such a diversity of arts and cultures in Cape Town it comes as no surprise to find out that the City has a large number of art galleries, here are just 5 of the better ones that are little less commercial.

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