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Friday Five – Southern Suburbs Art Galleries
July 25, 2014

This Friday Deanne Thompson from our Travel Desk shares five must-visit art galleries in the Southern Suburbs

“An outing to explore and discover some of the most beautiful and meaningful art produced by South African artists is a perfect way to spend a day out,” says Deanne.

“My five favourite galleries within a short drive of The Cellars-Hohenort are…”

Situated in the Constantia Winelands ‘Red!’ features work from local contemporary and emerging artists.  There’s a café interlinked to the gallery, where they offer ‘the love of art and the art of food’.
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Art@Constantia Gallery
Head to the historic Groot Constantia Estate for this beautiful gallery in the main tasting room.
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The Barnard Gallery
Within this wonderful light and airy space in Newlands the gallery presents a regular program of solo exhibitions by its stable of artists as well as curated group shows, including invited artists.  Diverse aspects of contemporary art practice are showcased.
Visit for more information

Johans Borman Gallery
Owned and curated by a top art dealer; this gallery specialises in the work of well-known artists. Inter-leading rooms of a transformed old house invite one to meander and admire.
Visit for more information.

Many interesting and creative establishments can be found in the Chelsea area of Wynberg, and amongst them is In-Fin-Art. This picture framing business features a gallery of work by local artists.
Visit for more information.

What are your favourite art galleries? Let us know in the comments.


Posted by Veronique Rossouw in Cape Town,The Cellars-Hohenort


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