The City of Cape Town is becoming one of the best art cities to look out for in Africa. Artists from all around the world are showcasing their art in Cape Town. Here are a few upcoming exhibitions you need to look out for.


Opening on the 21 March 2024 – 28 March 2024. The Bound-To-Boundless exhibition is rooted in Shibari’s Japanese rope-tying practice. The exhibition demonstrates the beauty of vulnerability, trust, and deep surrender that come with the Japanese rope-tying practice of Shibari.

The artist, Carmen Clews, explains it as the exploration that delves into the transformative power of rope work as a spiritual embodied practice, challenging preconceptions in Japanese culture.

The exhibition takes place at 6 Spin Street Restaurant Gallery, Church Square, Cape Town. Book on (0)21 461 0666 or email [email protected].

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This exhibition is happening in Franschhoek, Cape Town. It is at the Ebony Bordeaux House and explores the interplay between the microscopic and the cosmic in the universe.

It will let viewers reconsider their place in the universe while bringing curiosity to the interconnected mysteries within our universe. If you are interested in the cosmic universe, then this exhibition is for you.The Exogenesis exhibition runs from the 9th March 2024 – 20 April 2024. The address is 4 Bordeaux Street, Franschhoek, and you can contact (0)21 876 2616 for more enquiries.


The iconic mama Esther Mahlanhu showcases her art at the equally iconic Iziko South African National Gallery. The art exhibition is happening from February 18 to August 11 2024—Esther, whose decades-long career is explored in this expansive iconic exhibition.

The geometric patterns filled in with bright colours and a distinctive style make Esther a stand-out artist, and this exhibition showcases her decade-long art designs from the early 90s.


By artist Walter Oltmann. Oltmann’s sculptures evoke a cosmic and eternal quality that defies the nature of both insect and human existence. Walter seems to transcend the terrestrial intersection that contemplates the passage of time through the impermanent of immortality.

Indeed, it is a curious basis for looking at the world through metamorphosis. It is happening at 4 Steenberg Road, Opposite the US Embassy, Tokai, Cape Town. The exhibition is from November 16 2023, ending on August 14 2024.

Art gives a unique perspective and examines how others see the world. The different elements that come together to curate such exhibitions are genuinely a must-see.


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