Category Archives: Art and Exhibitions

Winter Sculpture Fair – Don’t miss it!

This is MOST definitely Liz’s Pick of the Week. Nirox is the Cradle’s hidden gem. What used to be a trout farm has been transformed into a sublime 15 hectare estate with ponds, weirs, streams, amazing trees and the most wonderful expanse of lawns and verdant landscape.  Started as an artist’s retreat by the philanthropist […]

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All things great and small: First-Thursday 3rd March

From large-scale installation work to small images no larger than 30 X 30 cm, there are some very exciting exhibitions already running or opening this coming week.   The 3rd March is the first Thursday of the month which means late evening opening in Braamfontein as well as on the art strip in the Lower Rosebank […]

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Liz’s pick of the week!

Want something really special to do next Saturday – you have lots of warning!  Bronwen Findlay is having an open studio day. Pop-up exhibitions by their very nature often have a more spontaneous and intimate feel and even more so when the artist is present and the venue is the artist’s own home.  It will […]

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Spin into Orbit with Science, Cocktails and Jazz

This city of Jozi never ceases to amaze me that for all its grittiness (or maybe it’s precisely because of this edginess), it is so compulsively creative and trend-setting.  On the last Tuesday of every month the Orbit in Braamfontein holds an evening, called Science and Cocktails, where science meets art.  There’s a particular interest […]

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Loads to do in Jozi over the next 10 days

I can’t ever give a gift that I don’t personally like (although I make an exception when it comes to sport-loving sons), so my things to do in Joburg always reflect my personal tastes and interests. You won’t find any suggestions of air shows, expos at Northgate or events at Emperor’s Palace. This last week-end […]

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