Nirox Sculpture Park, Cradle of Humankind

The Nirox Sculpture Park, the first of its kind near Johannesburg, offers a relaxing atmosphere in which to enjoy an art form not ordinarily enjoyed by the general public. A single visit to the park could very well turn you into a lifelong lover of art, and more specifically, of sculptures. more

Light from Africa

As well as serving a functional purpose, the art of pottery is rooted in the culture of many South Africans. Working with clay is a way to express our heritage, identity and creativity. It’s also a way to stimulate healing and confidence, which is why the Light from Africa Foundation in Cape Town runs a programme of pottery lessons and clay therapy for orphaned and vulnerable children. more

Touring Cape Town's art galleries

A Cape Town art tour will take you through the city's mix of historic art institutions and its trendy, edgy, art and design studios. From Kloof Street to Khayelitsha, you'll find artists and galleries that express the multiple identities that make-up cosmopolitan Cape Town. more

Limpopo's art galleries

Limpopo’s art galleries house the historical art of the Venda, Pedi and Shangaan people, as well as paintings, sculptures, carvings and ceramics by talented South African artists from around the province. Look out for work influenced by cultural and artistic traditions that remain authentically South African. more

The Red Shed Craft Workshop

The Red Shed Craft Workshop at the V&A Waterfront is a one-stop showcase of South African arts and crafts. Here you could find that perfect décor addition for your home, a quick, chic fashion upgrade or simply something unique and authentic through which to remember your time in Africa. more

Sudwala Caves Cultural Village

While the caves invite you to discover the history of the earth itself, the village invites you to discover Nguni history, art and culture. Look out for beadwork, clay pots, woven items, woodcarvings and ceremonial artefacts of the Zulu and the Swazi; and the Ndebele people. more

DumaZulu Cultural Village

At DumaZulu Cultural Village, visitors are invited to experience authentic hospitality and learn about traditional arts, crafts and ways of life of the Zulu Kingdom. Experience the beat of the Zulu drums, taste the locally brewed beer and discover the rich cultural significance of Zululand’s famous beadwork, basketry, pottery and weaving. more

St Lucia Arts & Crafts

The difference a craft project has made in people's lives in northern Kwazulu-Natal is nothing short of spectacular. The crafters now have access to goods like solar panels, cellphones and school uniforms for their children. Their incomes have increased tenfold  –  as has their families' quality of life. more

Umnini Craft Village

At the Umnini Craft Village in KwaZulu-Natal you'll find beautifully designed traditional Zulu beadwork necklaces, bracelets and headbands along with wire sculptures, woven grass mats, baskets and other locally made arts and crafts that are sold to sustain the local community. more