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South Africa is a country with a rich cultural heritage, shaped by centuries of history and a melting pot of different cultures and traditions. From traditional dance and music to the contemporary art and design scene, from the iconic jazz music of Cape Town to the thriving theatre scene of Johannesburg, South Africa has a wealth of artistic and cultural experiences to offer. This page is designed to provide visitors with a glimpse into the world of South African arts and culture and the best places to experience it. Join us on this virtual journey as we share stories, tips, and recommendations to help you discover the rich and fascinating world of South African arts and culture.

Arts & Culture Lifestyle

Students from STADIO School of Fashion Reimagine Handcrafted Items

The Curated Collection is now live. Hosted at Brooklyn Mall, Pretoria, this initiative is a dynamic...

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The Persistence of Memory – A New Ceramics Exhibition Opens at Spier Wine Farm

A new edition of an annual ceramics exhibition, which opens at Spier on 3 June...

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Post-conflict Art: A Dual Exhibition by Two Artists Moving on From the Emotionally Debilitating Experience of War

The socially conscious works of two artists depicting the world’s darker aspects will be on...

Arts & Culture Travels

The Royal Livingstone Victoria Falls Hotel by Anantara Hosts Celebrated South African Photographer Matthew Willman for an Exclusive Exhibition

The Royal Livingstone Victoria Falls Zambia Hotel by Anantara is thrilled to announce an exceptional...

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rain Partners with Latitudes to put South African Artists in the Spotlight

rain, in proud partnership with Latitudes, launched their new limited-edition art skins collection at the...

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Joburg Contemporary Art Foundation Presents Ecospheres

The first in a trilogy of exhibitions exploring Worldmaking The Joburg Contemporary Art Foundation (JCAF)...

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World-renowned South African Photographer Maverick Seizure Embarks on a New Journey

Renowned South African photographer Maverick Seizure has once again captivated audiences with the announcement of...

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Norval Foundation Announces Opening of Lady Skollie Exhibition

The Norval Foundation is pleased to present GROOT GAT, an exhibition dedicated to the works...

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Bambo Sibiya’s Solo Exhibition: A Precarious Equilibrium of Chaos and Order, Beauty and Resistance

Bambo Sibiya will present a powerful body of work that imagines a restorative and redemptive...

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National Arts Festival’s 2024 Programme is Open for Booking

It’s come a long way from the cream, embossed programme and cash box-office that launched...

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INDEX Special Project at RMB Latitudes Art Fair Defies Common Rules

As RMB Latitudes Art Fair gears up for its second edition, one of the Fair’s...

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Roche Bobois 2024 – A Star Collab is Born at Milano Fair

Roche Bobois is excited to announce a partnership with Chinese designer Jiang Qiong Er, featuring...

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Latitudes x Salon Kewpie Benefit Auction

Latitudes Online is thrilled to partner with the Salon Kewpie: The Legacy Project initiative to...

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Solo Studios 2024 Crowns Riebeek Valley as Art and Culture Hub

Thirty-three artists, five galleries, five live performances and a number of long table gourmet events:...

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Bridging Generations, Celebrating Creativity – the National Arts Festival at Fifty

As the National Arts Festival commemorates fifty years, the Curated Programme reflects on universal themes...

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Diverse African Perspectives and Experiences at RMB Latitudes Art Fair 2024

RMB Latitudes Art Fair 2024 returns to Johannesburg for its second edition from 24 –...

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Pioneering Exhibition Showcases how Human Creativity can Tackle the Challenge of Tomorrow’s Working World

Upcycle aims to demonstrate how design has the potential to embrace circularity to shape more...

Arts & Culture Travels

Historic Cape Town Landmark to Transform into Artist Residency and Boutique Hotel

Well-known historic landmark in Cape Town, The LENOX, is to be transformed into an artist...

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The South African Photographer of the Year Competition

The South African Photographer of the Year competition is an annual highlight for both amateur...

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Art and Destination Marketing: Cape Town Emerges as a Global Art Destination – Showcasing the City on the World’s Artistic Map

Cape Town, already celebrated for its natural beauty, diverse culture, and rich history, is now...

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The Inaugural Capital Art Fair Tshwane

Capital Art Fair Tshwane (CAFT) is set to host what promises to be a dynamic...

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Art Under the Stars at Spier Light Art 2024

It’s that time of year when the night skies at Spier wine farm are set...

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Cape Town City Ballet Introduces New Artistic Producer David Nixon CBE & Reveals 2024 Repertoire

At an elegant event held at the Norval Foundation in Tokai today, CAPE TOWN CITY...

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Patrick Bongoy turns Trash into Art in his Latest Spier Exhibition

The planet is under stress, marked by chaotic weather events and depleted resources. The situation...

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Landmark Exhibition by Lebohang Kganye at the Boschendal x Brundyn Gallery, on Boschendal Estate

In February 2024, Brundyn Arts & Culture (BA&C) will present a landmark exhibition by contemporary...

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Woven Legacies – Celebrating the Evolution of Artisanal Craftsmanship

Strauss & Co is thrilled to announce its upcoming timed online sale, Woven Legacies, Celebrating...

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The Norval Sovereign African Art Prize 2024 Finalists Exhibition Opens at Norval Foundation

On 13 February 2024 Norval Foundation and The Sovereign Art Foundation (SAF) will be unveiling...

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Mona Monyane Joins the Stellar Cast of For Colored Girls at Joburg Theatre

Joburg Theatre is delighted to announce exciting developments surrounding the South African premiere of Ntozake...

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Cape Town City Ballet Announces David Nixon CBE as Artistic Producer

Cape Town City Ballet (CTCB) proudly announces the appointment of David Nixon CBE as its...

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Meet the Participants of RMB Latitudes CuratorLab 2024

Curating in the African context is rarely a singular pursuit. Across much of the African...

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A Musical Triumph Ahead of the Holiday Season – ‘The Soweto Central Chorus and Friends’ Leaves Audiences Spellbound

The echoes of musical magic still linger as ‘The Soweto Central Chorus and Friends’ took...

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Art & Rhino Conservation: Unveiling a Fundraising Initiative Through a Creative Partnership at the V&A Waterfront

The Emerging Artists Development Trust (EADT) has introduced a remarkable collaboration at the intersection of...

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Cape Town Opera Announces 2024 Seasons & 25th Anniversary at Jubilant City Event

On Thursday 7 December 2023, Cape Town Opera announced 2024’s highly anticipated seasons and remarkable...

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Art Unleashed: Baz-Art Marks 7th Anniversary with Pioneering Interactive Art Trail, Celebrating a Decade of Public Art

As Baz-Art turns seven, the organisation proudly celebrates its rich history of artistry and community...

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Poetry on Melville Koppies

Heritage-award-winning Melville Koppies always looks for different activities to entice new visitors. Go on Sunday,...

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Winners of the 30th Operalia Competition Announced

Bass Stephano Park and Soprano Julie Roset win opera’s world cup, South African soprano Nombulelo...

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Four Solo Presentations open at LCA Next Week

Latitudes is excited to announce that Latitudes Centre for the Arts will be opening solo...

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Save the Date: Investec Cape Town Art Fair 2024

The eleventh edition of Investec Cape Town Art Fair, Africa’s largest art fair, takes place...

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New Cape Town Attraction takes Visitors into the Earth 

An unprecedented attraction that brings together artistry, ancient geology and engineering is soon to be...

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Franschhoek Creates 2023

From October 27th to November 7th, Franschhoek transforms into an arts haven, where art enthusiasts...

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Art For Everyone: Boschendal X Brundyn open the Winelands’ Coolest Art Destination

The start of the summer season in the Cape Winelands has coincided with the opening...

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Sanctuary Mandela is Proud to be Collaborating with the Dante Quartet

The Dante String Quartet will be in South Africa between 12 and 23 October 2023...

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MASTER CLASS starring Sandra Prinsloo for Toyota US Woordfees in Stellenbosch

If you missed out on Cape Town Opera and Pieter Toerien’s recent sold-out seasons of...

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Operalia in Cape Town

World’s foremost opera competition, the brainchild of Placido Domingo, takes place in South Africa 30...

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Spier Light Art 2024: Call for Proposals

Do you make art with light as a medium? Do you have works that use...

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Call for Applications: IMPRESARIO for the Less Good Idea

Call for Applications: IMPRESARIO for the Less Good Idea The Centre for the Less Good...

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Cape Town Opera’s Grand Scale ‘TOSCA’ for Artscape Opera House In Sept

Cape Town Opera’s Grand Scale ‘TOSCA’ for Artscape Opera House In Sept After a stellar...

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