Over the last few years, Stellenbosch has quietly but surely been building an international reputation as a centre for the arts. Strolling along its historic streets, you will find a treasure trove of public works on every scale. Follow the exciting new Art Route Map to guide you along the way of this gorgeous journey of art in Stellenbosch. Here are some highlights to look out for.
The much-anticipated inaugural Stellenbosch Triennale is in full swing and already has brought to town an air of refreshment. Melvyn Minnaar pinpoints some of the highlights.
A report from the Investec Cape Town Art Fair has recently announced that Cape Town is officially the art capital of Africa, beating Joburg, Lagos and Marrakesh, based on a new study.
This weekend at the Rolex Art Weekend, Hamilton composer and performer Lin-Manuel Miranda, the filmmaker Spike Lee, the visual artist Carrie Mae Weems and the theatre director Phyllida Lloyd will act as mentors in the Rolex Mentor and Protegé Arts Initiative.
Only 5% of South African schools provide art as a school-leaving subject, depriving children of the creativity needed to thrive in a digital future.
Discover the old and the new; a historic town with unique architecture, world-class contemporary African art, fine wine, culinary delights and stunning natural beauty. These tours harness the very best of Stellenbosch and the Cape’s collective passion for creative culture.
Announcing the first 20 participating artists for the inaugural edition of the Stellenbosch Triennale, taking place from 11 February to 30 April 2020 at various destinations in Stellenbosch.