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Zine Space at Cape Town Art Book Fair 2021

Zine Space at Cape Town Art Book Fair 2021

  Open Call: Zine Space Submissions: 14 - 27 June 2021  Norval Foundation, in collaboration with Dream Press, is proud to present Zine Space.  Zine Space invites artists to apply for a four-session risograph printing workshop with Dream Press....

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Happy Birthday: Mmakgabo Mapula Helen Sebidi

Happy Birthday: Mmakgabo Mapula Helen Sebidi

Happy Birthday, Mmakgabo Mapula Helen Sebidi The celebrated South African artist was born #OnThisDay, 5 March 1943 🎉 Born in Marapyane near Hammanskraal in the Northern Transvaal area (Gauteng and Limpopo today), she grew up with her grandmother...

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Easter Weekend 2021

Easter Weekend 2021

We have some entertaining family-friendly programming over Easter Weekend (2 – 5 April). Get all the details below: Easter Egg Hunt 4 April | 10:30 Enjoy a covid-friendly traditional easter egg hunt. R95 entitles your child to a milkshake and an...

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Happy Birthday: Walter Battiss

Happy Birthday: Walter Battiss

Happy Birthday, Walter Battiss  The 20th-century South African artist was born #OnThisDay, 6 January 1906 🎉 Born in the Karoo town of Somerset East in the Eastern Cape, Battiss’ family name was well-known in the area. His great-grandfather was a...

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Five Things to Know: Elias Sime

Five Things to Know: Elias Sime

Five Things to Know: Elias Sime Born in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, 1968   1. Sime primarily makes wall-based, ‘sculptural assemblage’, using recycled objects as a medium. This includes recycled electrical components as seen in the work Tightrope:...

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Family Weekend | December

Family Weekend | December

    Join us on 19 & 20 December for a weekend of family fun with yoga 🧘🏾‍♀️  art 🖼️  music 🎶 art treasure hunts 🔍  and our very first Art Book Fair 📚  Find all our programming below. All Weekend Family Art Treasure Hunt Art Book Fair Summer...

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Summer Sessions in the Sculpture Garden

Summer Sessions in the Sculpture Garden

We are celebrating summer with Summer Sessions in the Sculpture Garden on 19 & 20 December. You are invited to purchase a swag bag, bring their picnic blankets, find a spot in the Norval Foundation Sculpture Garden and spend the day enjoying...

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Five Things to Know: Ernest Mancoba

Five Things to Know: Ernest Mancoba

Five Things to Know: Ernest Mancoba Born in Johannesburg, 1906 - 2002   1. Mancoba was likely South Africa’s first Black professional artist (in the Western sense of the word).   2. Mancoba began his artistic career producing decorated...

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Festive Gift Guide

Festive Gift Guide

Need some inspiration for gift-giving this year? Here are the Norval Foundation Shop gift guides suitable for a variety of ages, interests, and budgets. See items and their prices below. Kids Gift Guide: "How Vincent Found His Croak" NF Kids...

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Cape Town Art Book Fair

Cape Town Art Book Fair

19 & 20 December 2020 | 10:00 - 18:00 Norval Foundation Foyer Celebrating the visual arts, art publishing and the broader creative community, we are proud to present Cape Town Art Book Fair on 19 and 20 December 2020.  Art book fairs have taken...

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Art Club Exclusive: Masterclass with Mary Corrigall

Art Club Exclusive: Masterclass with Mary Corrigall

Attitudes and perceptions around African art and artists are often determined by European auction houses, but how does this affect the greater market, and the subsequent behaviour of buyers and sellers? We would like to invite our Art Club Members...

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