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.

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Currently on Show until 19 July 2018:

Main Gallery: Com!cs 2018

Long Gallery: Oh to find an Island - Ingrid Coerlin, Mem Sevenster

and Yolanda Warnich

Mezzanine Gallery: Re-vision - Taryn Millar and Tracy Megan

Opening 26 July 2018:

AVA Alumni - Kemang Wa Lehulere: Recess Chapter II

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

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An important mandate for nurturing the arts, creativity and talent by the Association for Visual Arts is rooted in its ArtReach programme.

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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