The Cape Gallery

After a fulfilling lunch, I head off to do my art gallery hoping while my friends head back to stay in for tea back in the hostel.

I was contemplating to just stay just now at first, then I figured, why not? 

I met the old couple who have been running this place for decades. The wife is the main owner while the husband jokes about how he’s just a helper. They’re both really intelligent as we have some intellectual banter through arts, economics and politics. Well it just shows that there’s so much more than just arts... right? I moved on to the other parts of the gallery and I was awed by the overwhelming collection. 

The Cape Gallery South Africa

The amount of arts actually gave me a “collectors treasury vibe”, as the amount of arts are stacked to the floor. The collection of art is gigantic, however there’s an exhibition area at the back.

The Cape Gallery South Africa

For me, I actually love the collection above. I love how homey it felt, with those simple furnishing, which the art stood and lay humbling against the timeless neutral walls. 

The Cape Gallery South Africa

Come pop by for a heartwarming chatter whilst you explore and get lost amongst the enormous array of art, literally.

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The artistic streets of Church Street goes for a humble stretch where you can not only catch the Cape Gallery, but also WORLDART, AVA Gallery and SMITH, all within a stone throw away from each other. I love how I’m able to strike off multiple places at once in little art streets like this one. 

Definitely a good place to meet creative minds, see art and go for an evening stroll along the Cape Town City Center.

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Details
Name: The Cape Gallery
Address: 60 Church St, Cape Town City Centre, Cape Town, 8001, South Africa
Opening Hours: Mon - Fri 9:30am–5pm, Sat: 10am–2pm
(Website)


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