South African Arts & Crafts
South African Arts & Crafts

South Africans make an impressive range of arts and crafts from standard materials such as beads, grass, leather, fabric wood and clay, as well as telephone wire, plastic bags, petrol cans and bottle tops – even food tin labels.

Nirox Sculpture Park, Cradle of Humankind
Nirox Sculpture Park, Cradle of Humankind

Not far from the busy city is an oasis of nature where one can enjoy art in a natural setting.

Arts on Main, Johannesburg
Arts on Main, Johannesburg

Johannesburg's Arts on Main combines studio, commercial, residential and retail spaces in a renovated warehouse, creating a creative hub in the heart of the city.

Design Indaba 10x10 project Design in South Africa
Design in South Africa

Design in South Africa is a unique expression of who we are as a nation. Our immense diversity is our biggest creative asset.

The Cape Town City Hall Cape Town: World Design Capital 2014
Cape Town: World Design Capital 2014

Cape Town is South Africa's oldest city, where many original architectural designs remain in living testament to its colonial history.

Circa on Jellicoe is a stand-alone extension of the Everard Read Gallery. Everard Read Gallery, Johannesburg
Everard Read Gallery, Johannesburg

For painters and sculptors, an exhibition at the Everard Read Gallery means you've made it in South Africa. 

Arts & Craft Routes
Arts & Craft Routes

Drawing from the strength of diversity, South Africa has developed a series of world-class culture, arts and craft routes in all corners of the country.

Design in Cape Town
Design in Cape Town

Design in Cape Town has certainly come of age, and the Mother City has been acknowledged by receiving the title of World Design Capital for 2014.

Rosebank African Craft Market, Johannesburg
Rosebank African Craft Market, Johannesburg

Browse the many stalls at Rosebank African Craft Market and walk away with great bargains and happy memories.

AmaZink township theatre AmaZink township theatre, Kayamandi, Stellenbosch
AmaZink township theatre, Kayamandi, Stellenbosch

In the summer (October to March) months, visitors to Stellenbosch can enjoy AmaZink, a township theatre experience featuring song, dance and township fare.

Visit open-air art attractions around the city of Johannesburg Art walks in Johannesburg
Art walks in Johannesburg

Johannesburg is a beautiful city to walk through. Amid the hustle and bustle of the inner city, take a walk and discover its public art installations, galleries and art studios.

Walter Oltmann’s artwork represents a large fishing net growing over the rocks next to the Beacon Isle Resort on Robberg Beach, Plettenberg Bay. Land art in South Africa
Land art in South Africa

With beaches, forests, mountains and deserts acting as medium and material, site-specific land artists in South Africa create pieces of art in nature.

Yvonne Chaka Chaka
Yvonne Chaka Chaka

Yvonne Chaka Chaka is an award-winning South African singer. She is also well-known for her humanitarian work in the areas of malaria and HIV education.

Children learning to work with clay Light from Africa
Light from Africa

The Light from Africa Foundation in Cape Town gives orphaned and vulnerable children an opportunity to express their creativity by working with clay. 

Dancer Theo Ndidwa Ikapa Dance Theatre Productions, Cape Town
Ikapa Dance Theatre Productions, Cape Town

iKapa is one of South Africa’s leading contemporary dance companies, but the group’s sense of purpose goes much further than a polished stage production.

Ikabawo Dance Group, Durban
Ikabawo Dance Group, Durban

The Ikabawo Dance Group specialises in an energetic and creative dance form that incorporates influences from various African cultures.

The Dancing Fish Gallery is a showcase of Venda, Tsonga and Northern Sotho creativity. The Dancing Fish gallery, Limpopo
The Dancing Fish gallery, Limpopo

Located at the Madi a Thavha Mountain Lodge in the Soutpansberg, the Dancing Fish gallery reflects an in-depth appreciation of Venda, Tsonga and Northern Sotho culture, art and crafts, informed by meticulous research.