Plenty of choices, depending on what you like. Check out this website for updates on exhibitions – www.artthrob.co.za. Here’s a list of the ones we like the most:
3rd I Gallery
95 Upper Waterkant Street, Cape Town
This small commercial gallery in central Cape Town showcases mainly photography and paintings by young and emerging artists. Some real treasures are to be found here.
Association for the Visual arts
35 Church Street, Cape Town
The AVA is an important not-for-profit gallery in central Cape Town hosting up to 50 exhibitions a year, with proposals selected by a committee. They usually host three exhibitions at a time and this is where many young contemporary artists make their debut.
Bell Roberts Art Gallery
Ground Floor, Fairweather House, 176 Sir Lowry Road, Woodstock
This contemporary gallery has made a great impact on the contemporary art scene in the past two years, soliciting solo exhibitions by trendy young artists. Bell Roberts is also South Africa’s foremost art publishing company.
Everard Read Gallery
3, Portswood Road, V&A Waterfront
A regional offshoot of the long established Johannesburg gallery, the Everard Read specialises in investment art including wildlife and landscape paintings.
198 Buitengracht Street, Cape Town
Blank Projects is by appointment only. Be prepared for anything in this interesting gallery, owned by the charismatic and quirky Liza Grobler.
Johans Borman Fine Art
Hout Bay Gallery
71 Victoria Avenue, Hout Bay
Most of the artwork in this hotel has been sourced from the Hout Bay Gallery. He has both well-established artists like Richard Scott, and also new and upcoming artists. The owners have a very good eye for new talent.
All the art in the hotel gallery is for sale and if you are interested in purchasing a piece, please do not hesitate to enquire at reception. We display them in the hotel so that our guests can experience what this country has to offer to the art world.