A weekend of heritage culture, arts, music, talks, fine food and wine awaits!

All art galleries in the Hermanus CBD will be open from Thursday 24 – Sunday 27 September. Opening times: 9:30 – 16:00 or 17:00. Special exhibitions for this FynArts Select weekend will be presented at Lize Art Gallery (New Season – works by Lize van der Walt and Jeandré Marinier); Originals Gallery (Covid Anthem 2020: A mask doesn’t hide you, it exposes you – Terry Kobus); Rossouw Modern (C19 Lockdown – Obert Jongwe); Whale Museum pop-up gallery (Nature – Hermanus Art Circle) and Lembu Gallery, Warrington Place (The Joy of Life – Ed Bredenkamp).

Other art events on the programme:

Friday 25 and Saturday 26 September

Car park above the Old Harbour | 09:30 – 13:00

Photo: Taylum Meyer

Bollard painting: Come and watch local artists transform the bollards along the sidewalk into colourful public works of art. 

Hermanus Amphitheatre to Gearing’s Point | 10:00 – 15:00

Local artists will bring their easels and materials for a spot of plein air painting and sketching. The works will be available for purchase by the public. 

Friday 25 September

The Wine Glass | from 08:15 for breakfast; talk starts at 09:30

Come and listen to celebrated pioneer winemaker, Bruce Jack. Tickets at R150 pp include breakfast (choice of 5 options) and coffee.   

Saturday 26 September

FynArts Gallery | 11:00

The opening of FynArts Festival Artist, Beezy Bailey’s exhibition, Fallen Angels. Due to current restrictions, attendance is by invitation only. However, the opening address by Frank Kilbourn, Executive Chairman of Strauss & Co will be live-streamed at 11:00 on Facebook and the public is welcome to visit the exhibition in the gallery at any other time. 

Hermanus Amphitheatre | 12:00

Unveiling of sculpture by Beezy Bailey, Dancing Jester

Rossouw Modern Art Gallery | 14:30

Opening of exhibition by Obert Jongwe, C19 Lockdown

FynArts Select will also present a programme of talks this weekend. To purchase tickets for any of the events below, contact Chantel on 060 957 5371 or admin@hermanusfynarts.co.za. All social distancing protocols will be observed, therefore tickets will be sold in advance and not at the door. 

Sunday 27 September

The Wine Glass | from 08:15 for breakfast; talk starts at 09:30

Melvyn Minnaar, well-known art, wine and culture journalist will talk about Art after Covid-19. Tickets at R150 pp include breakfast (choice of 5 options) and coffee.

Burgundy Restaurant | 11:00

Cellphone photography with Leanne Dryburgh and Peter Hassall. Tickets: R300 pp

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