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The Cape Town Art Fair

This fair sets Africa firmly on the map as a strong influencer in the global contemporary art scene

Everyone knows that Cape Town is one of the world’s preeminent contemporary art hubs, and this event serves as further testimony to the abundant creative talent on the greater African continent. The Cape Town Art Fair will showcase a diverse selection of African art at the Cape Town International Convention Centre (CTICC) from Friday, 17, until Sunday, 19 February 2017.

This year’s event will see a number of prestigious galleries serving up a myriad thought-provoking and beautiful artworks from some of our top artists. Attendees are not only invited to visit the participating galleries, but they can also pop into specially curated exhibits and take part in a series of talks on Africa’s art scene. The aim is to delve into the history, origins, cultural heritage, geographic beauty and global relevance of our art, with the intent of further entrenching Africa as an important creative influencer.

PROGRAMME FOR THE 2017 THE CAPE TOWN ART FAIR

Day

Talk

17 Feb
11:30am –12:30pm

Talk 1: Public-hearted, Public-minded: Building art collections for the future

12:30pm - 2pm

Talk 2: Investing in Art

4pm –
5pm

Talk 3: The pressures and pitfalls of collecting

18 Feb
11:30am –
12:30pm

Talk 4: "The Green Room" New approaches to curatorial practices in Africa and its Diasphora

12:30pm - 2pm

Talk 5: Curating contemporary African art

3pm –
4pm

Talk 6: True Stories

19 Feb
12pm –
1:30pm

Talk 7: Breaking barriers: (un)changing contemporary art space

4pm - 5pm

Tomorrow/Today Young Artist Award



TICKETS FOR THE 2017 THE CAPE TOWN ART FAIR AT CTICC

Tickets cost R126p/p for general entrance; R100p/p for pensioners, scholars and students and it’s R50 for children under 12. For more info, please email art@fieramilano.co.za.

Times for the Cape Town Art Fair:

Friday, 17 Feb 11am – 8pm

Saturday, 18 Feb 11am – 8pm

Sunday, 19 Feb 11am – 4pm

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