First Thursdays: Go see the spectacular art showcased in Joburg and Cape Town tonight!

First Thursdays is a public event and free to attend. Joburg and Cape Town’s central city stays open until 9pm or later on the first Thursday of every month, allowing anyone to explore the city on foot and experience the cultural wealth these cities have to offer.

There is no tour, schedule, or guided walk; that is up to you. 

WATCH: Art gallery for dogs opens in London 

Joburg

In Jozi you can check out Rosebank and Braamfontein for cool stops, as well as some fringe areas. 

Point of Order

Cnr Bertha and Stiemens

On Show: The Yoni Book launch

gallery

Gallery 2

142A Jan Smuts Avenue

On Show: Betwixt & Between - A group show with the Free State Art Collective

Lizamore & Associates

155 Jan Smuts Avenue

On Show: The gallery shows contemporary art from emerging and established South African artists. 

Metanoia

10 De Beer Street 

Get some of the best drinks  in town right here. 

Cape Town 

What not to miss: 

Gallery MOMO

16 Buiten Street

On Show: Africa Without Borders by Adolf Tega, War of the Roses by Raél Jero Salley

SMITH

56 Church Street

On Show: Further Prototypes - A solo exhibition by Dale Lawrence

Ebony Curated

67 Loop Street

On Show: Embolden - A solo exhibition by Kimathi Mafafo

The Gin Bar

64 Wale Street

On Show: First Thursdays Sessions featuring the Talking Drum Clan + ROASTIN' RECORDS

Chandler House

53 Church Street

On Show: deur Linda by Linda Pretorius

Yogi’s Barber Shop

103 Buitengracht Street

On Show: Yogi’s Barber Shop Lifestyle Pairings

Premier First Thursdays at The Concourse

7 Wale Street

On Show: Celebrating Cape Town as a world class film city - hosted by Wesgro

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99 Loop Gallery

Corner of Church and Loop Streets

On Show: Familie-Kielie by Hannalie Taute, Crepuscular by Colijn Strydom


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