Art, Craft & Design Tour: Description

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WHAT’S INCLUDED IN THIS 11-DAY TOUR

Virtually everything … exc international flights

  • Accommodation on a double occupancy basis
  • Internal flight to Johannesburg & airport taxes
  • Meet & greet airport collection & hotel transfers
  • Transport in luxury, air-conditioned vehicles
  • All entry fees, porters’ tips & drivers’ gratuities
  • Services of all guest speakers & tour leader
  • Meals with wine/soft drinks: 9 lunches, 8 dinners
DATES 11 – 22 FEBRUARY 2020
DURATION 11 DAYS / 10 NIGHTS
RATES ZAR 83,500 p/person sharing
SINGLE  ZAR 16,500 supplement
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Art, Craft & Design Tour: Description

Open a window into the design heart of South Africa, where creativity is at the cutting edge of a cultural revival. See the country’s highlights, hidden gems and iconic sights – in late summer.

Explore where art, craft, design and architecture intersect.
Meet local trail blazers who stretch the powers of innovation, and engage with informative experts.
Enjoy privileged access, renowned art collections and enlightening museums.
Discover how design, art and craft are providing a third way between entrepreneurship and aid.
Opt for a safari-of-a-lifetime to see the Big Five up close and personal at the start of the trip. 

In Cape Town, take in its spectacular natural beauty and landmark locations.
Dovetail with the country’s premier creative event: the Cape Town Art Fair – a transcontinental platform showcasing Africa’s vibrant contemporary art landscape.
See crème de la crème exhibits, like the Zeitz Museum of Contemporary Art Africa (Zeitz MOCAA);  the Norval Foundation’s exemplary private collection; limited edition, high-end design from celebrated locals curated by Southern Guild.
Engage with authentic initiatives as well as below the radar destinations.
Visit up and coming industrial districts like Woodstock where creativity and entrepreneurship flourish among hip galleries, studios and top restaurants.

In the Winelands, view private art collections, studios of seminal artists and sculpture-filled gardens set among historic homesteads, world class vineyards and unique Cape Dutch architecture.
Stay over in the picturesque village of Franschhoek with some free time in this foodie capital.

In Johannesburg, get a taste of the city’s cosmopolitan mix, shape of its skyline and standout shops.
Go on gallery walkabouts. Explore top creative hubs. Meet some of the makers. 
Witness democracy at work in a collection with-a-human-rights-theme that celebrates SA’s liberal constitution.
Take in a powerful museum that captures the journey of First Man out of Africa in a visually arresting way. 
See ”the” artefact that links us to the origins of design thinking, some 100,000 years ago.
Wander around sculpture-strewn gardens set within private grounds in the Cradle of Humankind, a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

Courtesy Abraham Scapera, Cape Craft Design Initiative (CCDI)