A Celebration Of Art Across the City
The Cape Town Art Weekend arrives with a bang! In celebration of arts in the city, the inaugural Cape Town Art Weekend will take place from Friday, 5 November through Sunday, 7 November 2021. The weekend will see organisations extend their opening hours simultaneously for a special programme of exhibitions, events and other exciting offerings.
Cape Town Art Weekend is a collaborative initiative launched to invite existing and new audiences back into the city’s art spaces.
Organisations from across the city’s arts ecology will participate in the three-day festival, including art centres, commercial galleries, artist studios, museums and foundations. Participants include A4 Arts Foundation, ArtThrob, Association for Visual Arts, blank projects, Church Projects, Digging Deep Entertainment and Planet Earth Music, EBONY/CURATED, Eclectic Contemporary, Goodman Gallery, The Hoodshed, Norval Foundation, Shakes Mbolekwana, Lesole Tauatswala and Associates, SMAC Gallery, South Atlantic Press, Soldiers of Informative Arts, StateoftheART Gallery, Stevenson, THEFORTH, UCT Irma Stern Museum, The Upheaval Utterance through Zealous art (UUZ), WALL, WHATIFTHEWORLD and Zeitz MOCAA.
Some institutional highlights of Cape Town Art Weekend include
- new exhibitions by Irma Stern at Norval Foundation,
- Johannes Phokela at Zeitz MOCAA, and
- Lindokhule Sobekwa and Mikhael Subotzky at A4 Arts Foundation, among others.
Zeitz MOCAA will be hosting the inaugural Cape Town Art Weekend Opening Event on Friday
5 November from 6 to 8 pm. Tickets are limited to 100 people on a first-come, first-served basis via Webtickets.
“It is a great privilege to be part of this event that aims to foster support and engagement between art organisations as well as existing and new audiences, and welcome the public back into the city’s art spaces,” says Koyo Kouoh, Executive Director and Chief Curator at Zeitz MOCAA.
“As a museum committed to making a significant contribution to the development of contemporary art in Africa and its diaspora, it is our duty to demonstrate new ways of working in the arts, with arts organisations collaborating across professional boundaries to promulgate new ideas and action.”
WHAT: Cape Town Art Weekend
WHERE: Throughout Cape Town – watch MapMyWay to keep informed.
WHEN: Friday, 5 November 10 am – 5 pm | Saturday, 6 November 10 am – 1 pm | Sunday 7, November 10 am – 1 pm. Additional after-hour events will also take place at the various participating locations.
INFO: T 021 418 3823 | E email@example.com | Instagram @capetownartweekend | #CTAW #CapeTownArtWeekend
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