This guide has rounded up the top 10 arts festivals worth attending this year. So whether you are just looking for the sheer joy of a film festival or looking for an amazing cultural experience, there is something here for you.
28 Feb 2018
A bold and colourful Still Life with Coffee Pot and Fruit by Erik Laubscher set a new world record at Strauss & Co's live sale in Cape Town, selling for R2.273m...
Strauss & Co 7 Mar 2018
This year's PPC Imaginarium Awards judges are established in a range of disciplines, including research, design, curation, activism and education...
7 Mar 2018
The Make A Difference (MAD) Leadership Foundation, together with Klein Constantia, recently hosted the annual Valley Flair Art Auction...
6 Mar 2018
The hubbub of a working harbour provided the backdrop for Strauss & Co's inaugural contemporary art sale, the first such auction in South Africa to focus exclusively on this burgeoning category of art...
Strauss & Co 21 Feb 2018
Dubbed "We need nature", this year's IPAF focused on creating awareness around climate change, which affects everyone in the world. Through this message, IPAF hopes to alter behaviours toward nature...
Robin Fredericks 19 Feb 2018
While Incubus prepares to tour South Africa, later this month, its frontman Brandon Boyd will showcase his fine art, large scale prints, books, lithographs, and a curated retail shop at his week-long Opti-Mystic pop-up gallery. The Opti-Mystic pop-up gallery will run from 26 February - 3 March 2018 at the at Gallery One 11 in Cape Town.
13 Feb 2018
The 2018 Wine.Art.Food Festival will be held at Freedom Park in Pretoria on 5 May 2018. The annual festival aims to fuse SA's best wine, arts, and cuisine for one day.
12 Feb 2018
Strauss & Co has announced details of its first-ever dedicated contemporary art sale, due to be held in Cape Town on 17 February...
Strauss & Co 8 Feb 2018
The 2018 Investec Cape Town Art Fair will take place at the Cape Town International Convention Centre from 16-18 February 2018. The fair will be launching a new section titled SOLO that will focus on the production of women artists. We got in touch with the curator Nontobeko Ntombela to find out more.
Ruth Cooper 7 Feb 2018
The Absolut African Art Intervention is continuing in its mission to change how the world views African creativity...
6 Feb 2018
The second annual South African International Tattoo Convention will play host to 80 of the world's respected and reputable tattoo artist at new venue, The Lookout, V&A Waterfront in Cape Town from 23-25 March 2018.
2 Feb 2018
This February, the Institute for Creative Arts' (ICA) returns to the City of Cape Town with the launch of the inaugural Live Art Network Africa (Lana), which provides the continent with access to theorise live art from 17-20 February 2018.
1 Feb 2018
The 2018 Investec Cape Town Art Fair will take place at the Cape Town International Convention Centre from 16-18 February 2018...
1 Feb 2018
Cape Town is a renowned travel destination that boasts many unique events, including First Thursdays' which is an arts and culture event that happens on the first Thursday of every new month.
31 Jan 2018
From 10-19 February 2018, Cape Town, South Africa will be hosting the second annual Public Art Festival (IPAF) in Salt River.
26 Jan 2018
The Cape Town International Jazz Festival (CTIJF) has opened applications for its free Arts Journalism and Photojournalism courses, set to take place from 17 - 24 March 2018...
23 Jan 2018
NGO Baz- Art brings you the second International Public Art Festival (IPAF) between 10-19 February 2018 in Salt River, Cape Town.
4 Jan 2018
The Summer Show Exhibition for emerging artists, currently on at the Art.b Gallery inside the Bellville Library in the City of Cape Town, is an opportunity to showcase works by new and often under-resourced artists...
28 Dec 2017
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14 Dec 2017
Exhibid, a new mobile app which uses GPS technology to serve up all the artworks that are available in a user's immediate geographic area, is changing the way South Africans buy and sell art...
6 Dec 2017
Capitalising on the success of its One Source campaign, Absolut Vodka has launched a festival of African creativity in 2018...
5 Dec 2017
The 2018 Investec Cape Town Art Fair will take place at the Cape Town International Convention Centre on 16-18 February 2018.
29 Nov 2017
The 2017 Arts & Culture Trust (ACT) Awards was hosted by Sun International at The Maslow Hotel in Johannesburg on 17 November 2017.
21 Nov 2017
Concrete sunglasses have for the first time been made available for commercial retail. The designer behind the range is South African architect Handre de la Rey...
20 Nov 2017
The diverse artistic traditions from KwaZulu-Natal receive a special focus on Strauss & Co's coming Johannesburg live auction, due to be held at the Wanderers Club on 13 November...
Strauss & Co 3 Nov 2017
The Standard Bank Young Artist (SBYA) awards winners for 2018 have been announced.
2 Nov 2017
Two newly rediscovered works are among the stand-out lots on Strauss & Co's forthcoming Johannesburg live auction, due to be held at the Wanderers Club on 13 November...
Strauss & Co 2 Nov 2017