Everything I Never Told You

11th January, 2018|Art|

A Solo Exhibition by Bernice Stott Artplus Gallery, uMhlanga: opens 1 February 2018 Walkabout: Thursday 8 February at 11am Durban artist, Bernice Stott, opens her new solo exhibition intriguingly titled, Everything I Never Told You, in Artplus Gallery, 32 Solstice Rd, uMhlanga on 1 February in which she considers a less obvious and opposing view [...]

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Zanele Muholi: Homecoming

30th November, 2017|Art|

Durban Art Gallery: Opens 1 December Photographer and visual activist, Prof Zanele Muholi, brings her solo exhibition, Homecoming, to the Durban Art Gallery where it opens on Friday December 1 - World Aids Day and within the 16 Days of Activism campaign. It will be the first time that she has hosted a solo exhibition [...]

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uMhlanga Summer Festival, 2017 ~ Family Friendly Festive Season

23rd November, 2017|Art, Holiday, Music, Other, Sport|

14 – 23 December The annual uMhlanga Summer Festival brings a myriad family-centred holiday activities to uMhlanga for the festive season for visitors and locals alike, from 14 – 23 December. Of course, being uMhlanga, one of the main areas of focus is the beach. The Beach Festival starts on 14 December and continues until [...]

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The Secrets of Beads / iMfihlo Yobuhlalu

16th November, 2017|Art|

AN EXHIBITION OF BEADWORK FROM THE COLLECTION OF THE DURBAN ART GALLERY The SECRETS OF BEADS / IMFIHLO YOBUHLALU exhibition opens at The Durban Art Gallery on Sunday 5th November 2017. This celebrates the richness of Zulu Culture represented by beadwork which has been collected by The Durban Art Gallery over a period of many [...]

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Trailing the Trappists

26th October, 2017|Art|

St Anne’s Hall, Mariannhill: 5 – 13 November Exhibition opening: Sun 5 Nov at 11.30am Robert Brusse talk: Sat 11 Nov at 11am A collective of 16 Durban artists, working in various media, will be hosting an exhibition, Trailing the Trappists, at St Anne’s Hall, in the spiritually-rich Marianhill from November 5-13, visually acknowledging and [...]

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Bespoke fabric range launch and exhibition for KZNSA

4th October, 2017|Art, Other|

Ufafa Valley Fabrics – too beautiful for words KZNSA: 17 October, 2017 Designs to give a voice to the voiceless: a beautiful range of fabrics inspired by the Ufafa Valley crafters near Ixopo, will be launched at an exhibition at the KZNSA Gallery in Durban’s Glenwood on 17 October, 2017. Proactive and inventive community development [...]

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25 Years Of Greatness @ The Hilton Arts Festival!

18th September, 2017|Art, Markets & Fairs, Music, Theatre|

Hilton College: 15 – 17 September 2017 KZN’s premier arts festival, the Hilton Arts Festival, celebrated its 25th birthday with a bumper weekend of phenomenal art, music and theatre. In true festival style, the weekend saw a full kaleidoscope of haphazard weather patterns – from baking heat, to gale force winds, to pea-soup mist, biting [...]

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A Thoughtful Pose

12th September, 2017|Art, Theatre|

One of the evocative photographs by Harry Lock from his exhibition of theatre portraits, Out of Character, which will be displayed at this weekend’s Hilton Arts Festival. The Hilton Festival has a special focus on visual arts this year with an array of art and photographic exhibitions. Lock has photographed master satirist Pieter-Dirk Uys who [...]

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Art Abounds @ Hilton Arts Festival

6th September, 2017|Art|

Hilton College: 15 – 17 September Festival organisers are thrilled to have negotiated three much-anticipated, internationally-acclaimed major art exhibitions, as well as a myriad other carefully-curated exhibitions, to come to this year’s Hilton Arts Festival, KZN’s premier arts festival that takes place at the Hilton College from 15 – 17 September. This year, the main [...]

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Day trip to the Hilton Arts Festival

30th August, 2017|Art, Markets & Fairs, Music, Theatre|

Hilton College: 15 – 17 September 2017 For those who live a-far, and those who would prefer not to drive at night – there are full weekend options for day-time productions at the 25th annual Hilton Arts Festival which will once again be hosted in the picturesque Hilton College from 15 – 17 September, 2017, [...]

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Comedy at Hilton Arts Festival

29th August, 2017|Art, Markets & Fairs, Music, Theatre|

Hilton College: 15 – 17 September 2017 Comedy will be among the main areas of focus at this year’s 25th Hilton Arts Festival that takes place over the weekend of 15 – 17 September on the grounds of the Hilton College. Making a welcome return to the festival, top comedian John Vlismas brings along some [...]

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Crafts abound at Hilton

24th August, 2017|Art, Markets & Fairs, Music, Other, Theatre|

Hilton Arts Festival Hilton College: 15 – 17 September 2017 A huge variety of individual, non-commercial, bespoke, original, hand-made and locally-sourced craft items will be available at this year’s Hilton Arts Festival. Hilton festival endeavours to offer an overall all-encompassing festival experience – so not only is what happens inside the theatre venues a priority, [...]

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Come Hungry! Festival Dining at Hilton

23rd August, 2017|Art, Markets & Fairs, Music, Other, Theatre|

Hilton Arts Festival Hilton College: 15 – 17 September 2017 The Hilton Festival will offer a range of dining options for festival goers again this year – from fabulous Steam Punk coffee, to unhurried Bistro dining to gentle music, to the lively Castle Lite SAB Beer tent with a myriad food stall options and live [...]

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Baxter Presence at Hilton

22nd August, 2017|Art, Markets & Fairs, Music, Theatre|

Hilton Arts Festival Hilton College: 15 – 17 September 2017 Over the years Cape Town’s Baxter Theatre, under the visionary leadership of Lara Foot, has provided the Hilton Festival with a wonderful variety of challenging original productions. This year the Baxter is producing two shows which will be part of the Hilton Festival line up: [...]

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Hilton Arts Festival Programmes Available

21st August, 2017|Art, Markets & Fairs, Music, Theatre|

Hilton College: 15 – 17 September 2017 KZN’s premier arts festival: the 25th annual Hilton Arts Festival will once again be hosted in the picturesque Hilton College from 15 – 17 September, 2017. The festival invites the crème-de-la-crème of what is hot and happening in the creative industries in South Africa: theatre; dance; comedy; musical [...]

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KZNSA launches Park Contemporary Gallery

10th August, 2017|Art|

Collect it while you can! A brand new exciting retail gallery will be opening within the province’s foremost contemporary art gallery, the KZNSA in Glenwood, to offer affordable, bespoke original art and collectables, formally opening to the public in mid August. The vision of the Park Contemporary Gallery is to offer a collection of work [...]

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Exhibition by iQhiya collective of 11 black women creatives

21st July, 2017|Art|

i Q h i y a KZNSA Gallery: opening 26 July – 13 August A collective of young black women, whose bodies of work have collided to make a topical and riveting exhibition, simply entitled iQhiya, opens at the KZNSA on 26 July. iQhiya is essentially, a network of 11 young black women living and [...]

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THE DURBAN INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL BRINGS GERMANY TO SOUTH AFRICA

7th July, 2017|Art, Other|

The 38th edition of the Durban International Film Festival (DIFF) is set to captivate audiences with a German Focus, which features ten gripping films by some of Germany’s finest directors, a masterclass by German film industry professionals, as well as networking sessions with the cream of the international film industry crop. Curated by Alex Moussa [...]

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Come Hungry! Festival Dining at Hilton

6th July, 2017|Art, Markets & Fairs, Other, Theatre|

Hilton Arts Festival Hilton College: 15 – 17 September 2017 The Hilton Festival will offer a range of dining options for festival goers again this year – from fabulous Steam Punk coffee, to unhurried Bistro dining to gentle music, to the lively Castle Lite SAB Beer tent with a myriad food stall options and live [...]

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Call for Art / Craft Exhibitors

9th May, 2017|Art, Markets & Fairs, Music|

Entries are open for both. Hilton Arts Festival 2017 Hilton College: 15 – 17 September Artists and crafters interested in exhibiting at the region’s foremost arts festival are invited to apply to the 2017 Hilton Arts Festival: applications are now open for interested art exhibitors and craft stall holders. With a riveting programme of art [...]

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Join us for a sundowner chardonnay, an opera aria and an exhibition walkabout….

8th May, 2017|Art, Music|

Beauty and its Beasts Has the female stereotype changed? Walkabout: Wed 17 May at 5:30 for 6:00pm Durban Art Gallery: 31 March to 30 July 2017 Avoid the rush hour traffic, and end the busy working day with a chilled chardonnay, an opera aria and a chance to spend time in the beautifully-lit, tranquil Durban [...]

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Find healing through the art of writing

5th May, 2017|Art, Other|

Write to Right Westville, Durban: 13 June to 8 August 2017 Write to Right is a specialised short interactive writing course which is being offered by two leading Durban-based creative thinkers - a physician Laura Campbell and an artist / theologian, Bernice Stott - as a vehicle to encourage healing and wellbeing. “We are offering [...]

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Beauty and its Beasts – Has the female stereotype changed?

28th March, 2017|Art|

Durban Art Gallery: 31 March to 28 May 2017 An exhibition entitled Beauty and its Beasts designed to stimulate contemplation about women, and raise questions about the way we create, perpetuate or allow gender stereotypes, opens at the Durban Art Gallery on Thursday 31 March where it runs until 28 May. The collections of the [...]

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Largest Privately Funded Piece of Public Art in KZN Revealed

24th January, 2017|Art, Other|

DURBAN: An enormous piece of permanent public art, depicting the late Anton Lembede has been installed on the corner of Anton Lembede Street (formerly Smith Street) and Six Durban Club Place to mark the start of the regeneration of Durban Club Place, a dedicated professional and legal quarter in central Durban. The artwork, entitled Anton [...]

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Beyond Binaries for DAG

8th December, 2016|Art|

Durban Art Gallery: 11 Dec – 19 February 2017 Following months of refurbishment, the Durban Art Gallery reopens to the public on 11 December, with a new exhibition throughout all gallery spaces, entitled Beyond Binaries. Beyond Binaries is a curated exhibition featuring work by 26 artists. The exhibition aims to open up discussion on the [...]

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