Welcome to the home of 
Cape Town’s original arts body,
The Association for Visual Arts

The Association for Visual Arts prides itself on consistently playing a prominent role in facilitating cultural interaction. We have been providing a platform for artists and art lovers for decades. Our programme of exhibitions, talks, conferences and events continues to champion some of the most insightful emerging and established voices in contemporary African art.

Currently on Show: Photo Focus 2017

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The AVA's winter 2017 inhouse production

View the full programme of exhibitions, openings, workshops and activities at the AVA

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Joburg Art Fair 2017

The AVA Gallery will be at booth A5 at the FNB Joburg Art Fair 2017

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Become a member of South Africa's oldest not-for profit arts body and become part of our community

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Our Partners

The Ava is generously supported by our Partners