Cape Town Happenings in August 2022

Cape Town is buzzing in the art world and we will keep you in the loop here on what is happening and what not yo miss.

We only regret what we did not do…

Art Walk

17 August 2022 from 10am – 12pm

Culture Connect SA’s next Art Walk takes place in central Cape Town on 17 August and includes small, off-the-beaten-track art spaces, sculptures and murals.

Tel: 072 377 8014
Email: [email protected]

FAME Week Africa 2022

24 to 26 August 2022

At the Cape Town International Convention Centre, FAME Week Africa is the continent’s unrivalled bridge to business development for the creative and cultural sector.

Tel: 011 549 8300
Email: [email protected]

Art & Dinner with Nicholle Kobi

27 August 2022 from 6pm

Join artist Nicholle Kobi for a character design gouache painting night in Cape Town.

Email: [email protected]

Solo Studios – Intimate Art Encounter

26 – 28 August 2022

AN ART INVESTMENT EMPORIUM – 18 Riebeek Valley resident artists have been selected to open their personal spaces to a limited number of visitors; the artists invite the art lover into their personal realm. 


Tattoo Day at Radisson Red

27 August 2022
from 10am – 8pm

Radisson Red V&A Waterfront hosts their FLASHED! Tattoo Day on 27 August with some of the best tattoo artists and piercers around.

Tel: 082 226 4065
Email: [email protected]

Geek Culture Market Day

27 August 2022
from 9 am – 2 pm

Geek Culture Market Day is a collaboration between Bianca Louw, Devan Scott (pop culture enthusiasts) & Adam Barker, the founder of the Cape Town Toy Collectors Group on Facebook and host of the Mini Toy Fair in Brackenfell.

Email: [email protected]

First Thursdays
10 Years Exhibition

OPEN CALL: Submit artwork to be included in the First Thursdays 10 Year Anniversary Exhibition at the AVA Gallery (Deadline: 5 August)
First Thursdays Cape Town will be 10 years old in September 2022. To mark the occasion, we’re hosting an exhibition at the Association for Visual Arts Gallery (18 August – 29 September 2022) where we’ll show work sourced from the First Thursdays community and broader public.|
The coming together of people – different, similar, diverse and familiar – is at the core of what First Thursdays has always been about. The exhibition, titled ‘Together’, is an opportunity to acknowledge, appreciate and celebrate that once-a-month coming together of people and its contribution to the life of the city.
The submission process to show work in the exhibition is open to the public. Anyone can submit artwork for consideration – one does not need to be a practising artist and there is no minimum age limit.
The brief: Artwork that features people or depicts the human figure in any way, in any media (painting, drawing, photography, collage, printmaking, etc.).While the work need not have any relation to First Thursdays itself, submissions of any photographs from (or impressions of) First Thursdays events are welcome.

All submissions to be made using the submission form (link in bio)
Direct link:
Deadline: Friday 5 August 2022 (end of day / midnight)
Email [email protected] if experiencing technical difficulties when submitting.