African Art Centre First Sale of 2018

 

The African Arts Centre, which is enjoying its new found home in the vibey creative hub in Station Drive off Umgeni Road, will have its first sale of the year from 5 to 29 April.

 

One of Durban’s iconic arts organisations that has supported local artists and crafters for close to 60 years, the African Art Centre continues to preserve and mentor the development of arts, craft and design through its various programmes. By providing a retail environment, local artists and crafters are also able to showcase their  creative talent, and in this way the Centre helps to stimulate sustainable social and economic upliftment for close to 300 people in the sector.

 

The African Art Centre has built a reputation for supplying high quality, hand crafted arts and crafts, which are not only rooted in the traditional spirit for which the pieces were originally intended, but also reflect contemporary trends in design, colours, moods and textures to ensure continued relevance in an ever-changing market.

“This contemporary twist is what makes the African Art Centre’s arts and crafts highly sought after by local and international collectors and lovers of craft,” says Centre Director Magdalene Reddy.

Set within the buzzing surrounding environment at 15 Station Drive in Morningside(off Umgeni Road), the African Art Centre offers a range of jewellery, paintings, sculptures and craft alongside a number of other interesting craft shops and , a trendy coffee shop (NAME), with great food.

 

Operating hours are between 08:30 – 17:00 on weekdays and 09:00 – 14:00  on Saturdays and 08:00 – 13:00 on Sundays. For more information contact Magdalene on  africanartcentre@afri-art.co.za or go on their website https://afriart.org.za/ .

 

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