ART EXHIBIT

Bukeka Gallery on show

20 Aug 2010 to 30 Apr 2014 Art Exhibit
Bukeka Gallery, meaning beautiful in isiZulu, is just that. Beautiful modern contemporary African-chic gallery displays choice selection of fine art, including paintings, sculptures, hand-blown glassware and other unique South African art. Included in artworks on show - Avoova ostrich eggshell designs. Rare precious functional art with luxurious veneer of eco–friendly ostrich eggshell fragments, exquisitely handcrafted to embellish decorative items, fashion accessories and bespoke furniture. Designs infuse sophisticated African sensuality, marrying tones of ivory shell, timeless beauty of ancient Karoo and demands of contemporary lifestyles. Sandton City Shopping Centre. Gallery trading hours: Mon -Sat: 9am-6pm. Sun-Public Hols: 10am-4pm

Casual Glimpses

11 Sep 2011 to 30 Apr 2014 Art Exhibit
Opening Sun 11 Sept 2011 at 4.30 p.m.

Participating Artists include: Adolfo Mcque, Geoff Price, John Robert, Louis Ströh van der Walt.

60 Church Street, Cape Town

Celestial Clouds

21 Aug 2011 to 30 Apr 2014 Art Exhibit
A celebration of astro-photography - Images of our Milky Way and neighbouring galaxies reveal astonishing beauty.

Aside from multitude of stars, glowing clouds of gas seen entangled with labyrinths of dark dust lanes. Clouds are reservoir of material, from which new stars are formed, and to which old stars expel enriched material. They are fundamental to the existence of stars - and to our own well-being in the universe.

Open daily. Closed Workers Day, Christmas Day and first Mon month (excluding school holidays).
Mon - Fri – 14:00 / Tue evening - 20:00 (and sky talk)
Saturday - 14:30 / Sunday - 14:30
Suitable for teenagers and adults

Iziko - Plantetarium 25 Queen Victoria Str, Cape Town

COLLECTION 2013

18 Aug 2013 to 30 Apr 2014 Art Exhibit
Rotating exhibition Gallery Collection, includes works by Artists such as: Mark Francis, Aaron van Erp, Marlene Dumas, Dorothee Kreutzfeldt, Sanell Aggenbach, David Brown, Bridget Baker (not represented by João Ferreira Gallery. Works are a part of the Gallery Collection). João Ferreira Gallery, 70 Loop Str, Cape Town.

Crouse Gallery

23 Jan 2011 to 30 Apr 2014 Art Exhibit
New exhibition every six weeks bringing renowned artists who have never had solo exhibitions. “Art Oasis” features artists like Errol Boyley, Anton Benzon, Charmaine Eastment, Christiaan Nice, Frans Clarehout, Di Erasmus, Garbriel De Jong, Lienkie Lombard, Munro, Carla Bosch, Bea. Owner run by Michelle Dodds in partnership with Chris and Suzette Crouse. Excellent displays of rather amazing South African art. Features Pod People by artist Audrey Rudnick as well as Bronze artist Llewellyn Davies.Crouse Gallery, 254 Winderere Rd/Adrain Rd Morningside, off Umgeni Road. Weekdays 9am - 4pm / Sat 9am - 12noon

DARWIN AND THE CAPE

10 Oct 2010 to 30 Apr 2014 Art Exhibit
2009 saw 200th anniversary of birth of Charles Darwin, and 150th anniversary of publication of his book, On the Origin of Species. His theory on evolution of life through natural selection provided scientific understanding how life diversified on Earth, and the theory that holds biology together. Darwin visited the Cape in 1836 on his journey around the world on HMS Beagle. He corresponded with naturalists at the Cape, including previous staff of South African Museum. Exhibition provides an overview of Darwin’s life, his contribution to biology, and his relationship with the Cape. South African Museum - 25 Queen Victoria Str, Gardens, Cape Town. Hours 10:00 - 17:00 daily. Closed Workers Day and Christmas Day. Parking and Disabled access.

Davy Dragon’s Guide to the Night Sky

18 Aug 2013 to 30 Apr 2014 Art Exhibit
Come and join Davy Dragon while he learns all about the sky above so that he can fulfil his dream of becoming the world’s best flying dragon!

This is a playful introduction to astronomy especially for the under 10s. Just right for inquiring young minds. Especially for children aged 5 – 10

Saturday - 12:00 / Sunday - 12:00

Iziko - Plantetarium, 25 Queen Victoria St, Cape Town

DRAWING ON MADIBA

01 Jan 2011 to 30 Apr 2014 Art Exhibit
Exhibition of cartoons by Zapiro pays tribute to Nelson Mandela. Selection of works first shown at Nelson Mandela Foundation in Joburg, and last of six exhibitions put together as part of Madiba’s 90th birthday. Slave Lodge - Cnr Adderley & Wale Strs, Cape Town. Hrs: Open Mon - Sat: 10:00 - 17:00 / Closed Sundays, Workers Day, Christmas Day

Dutch Treat

31 Oct 2010 to 30 Apr 2014 Art Exhibit
Dutch art from 17th to 20th centuries on view including fine watercolour by painter Josef Israels. Collections of Dutch art include esteemed Michaelis Collection, as well as Henry van den Bergh Bequest of 19th century Dutch art received via National Art Collections Fund (NACF) of Great Britain in 1948. Mon to Fri: 10:00 - 17:00. Sat: 10:00 - 16:00. Closed Sun, Workers Day, Christmas Day. Michaelis Collection, Old Town House, Greenmarket Square.

Essenwood Craft Market

29 Jan 2011 to 30 Apr 2014 Art Exhibit
Every Sat: 9am – 2pm. Regions foremost craft, art, treasures, collectables market every Saturday morning under trees a stones throw away from Musgrave Centre. In-between shopping, there is a comprehensive tea garden with an array of brunch and tea time delights, as well as children’s activities and a playground. Essenwood Park, Durban