World Travel Market Africa 2019 is shaping up to be the biggest iteration of the African continent’s leading B2B Travel Trade Show, yet, with an ever-growing confirmed exhibitor list full stop. This year’s show is the 6th edition, with the first event launched in 2014.
The Host City of Cape Town, who has been awarded the world’s leading festival & event destination 2018 by World Travel Awards, will welcome travel professionals from across the globe to #WTMA19. With its status as a global tourism hotspot confirmed by a host of consumer & trade accolades, UNESCO recognition and soaring local and international visitor numbers, the Mother City is the ideal home for a WTM Africa that brings together buyers and exhibitors from over 70 countries, to do business every April.
SO – Welcome to Cape Town and here are a few galleries, you might want to visit, a suggested Cape Town City Heritage Walk and the Iziko Museum Route all close by to the Cape Town International Convention Centre.
Here are a few galleries close by that you could easily visit. Or consult The Arts + Crafts Map for a great selection of galleries and museums in and around Cape Town.
Poolside is a solo exhibition by Mila Posthumus.
Mila Posthumus grew up in Cape Town and currently lives and works on a farm in the Stellenbosch Winelands. Her work has been exhibited in various galleries across the country.
WHERE: StateoftheART Gallery, 50 Buitenkant Street, Cape Town
DAOR Contemporary Gallery
DAOR Contemporary Gallery is located inside the bustling Port of Cape Town, just a stones throw away from the Silo district. Rescued from Transnet, shaped, cleaned, processed and transformed to showcase and celebrate some of the most exciting contemporary South African and Pan African artists of our times.
WHERE: DAOR Contemporary Gallery Coode Crescent Port of Cape Town Cape Town, 8001 (enter from South Arm Road, through the security booms)
The Cape Gallery
Conversations is a selection of oils and pastels and silk screens by Xolile Mtakatya. With his vibrant colour combinations, his well-developed draftmanship, his strong sense of line and his engaging African characters who are caught in typical local adventures, he harmonises the scenes in his work, filling them with warmth to feed his soul and build his inner strength.
WHERE: The Cape Galery, 60 Church Street, Cape Town 8001
Zeitz MOCAA Chapter Two Launch
Chapter Two of the Afro-futures exhibition, Still here tomorrow to high five you yesterday… opens at Zeitz MOCAA, with the launch of Dubship I – Black Starliner by artist, Ralph Borland.
WHERE: Zeitz MOCAA, Silo District, V&A Waterfront, Cape Town 8001
WHERE: Cape Town International Convention Centre, Convention Square, 1 Lower Long Street, Cape Town, 8001