Arty activities for honeymooners in SA

Arty activities for honeymooners in SA

If you and your partner are inclined towards arts and crafts activities, honeymooning in SA will be a blast. Those who can’t see themselves going the mainstream tourist route and are looking for something different, keep an eye out for South Africa’s many art studios, creative classes and markets for a fun alternative.

Get your creative juices flowing with these arty activities across the country.

Paint something

If you’re looking for a delightful day out, paint something together. It might even be something useful like a coffee mug, plate or flower planter that will be a special addition to your home. Many studios offer ready-made items for you to paint, and we adore the Clay Cafe in Cape Town.

Take a ceramic class

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The year in Yeoville just started last week. The notion of “Giving Shape to Things”, makes one think about so many things on so many levels. Two beautiful vessels growing from an amorphous piece of clay, In front of us. The workshop/school has always been a place that attracted people from all over the world, continent and our country. Clive Sithole has been visiting us from KwaZulu, his skill and fluidity of practice, is like watching a sacred mediation. Such a gift to see a maker of this stature spend time with us. The space is once again alive and buzzing with magical creative “breath”. I looked around today and felt such pleasure. Looking forward to what the year brings us. #givingshapetothings #clivesithole #southafricanceramics #kimsacksschoolofceramics #handmadefromclay #clayasmedition #thebestofjozi #ceramicclassesinjohannesburg #contemporaryafricanceramics

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Making something with your hands is always a rewarding experience. If you are looking for a bit of a challenge other than just painting something, go for a ceramics class together! Get down and dirty with pottery, sculpting or any other clay work and make something you’ll cherish forever. We love Kim Sacks School of Ceramics in Johannesburg.

Visit an arts & crafts market

If you’re feeling less like making and more like buying, visit one of South Africa’s many arts and crafts markets to browse some outstanding local art. Look for unique pieces perfect for your home and keep an eye out, the artist may be right there at the stall! For an all-in-one with delicious food on top, go to the Neighbourgoods market in Johannesburg.

Look at street art

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Gin + Graffiti = Us trying to look like real G’s!😎Yeah, we might have some work to do, but fake it till you make it right!✌🏻 • Just a #ThrowbackThursday (cause l’m 76% sure it’s Thursday today, hard to keep track when days blur & blend together😐) to our cool Gin Fest days!✌🏻 • #G&T #capetownlife #ginandtonic #ginandtonictime #ginandtonicfestival #festival #goodvibes #ilovecapetown #coolvibes #travel #instatravel #liveauthentic #travelblogger #capetown #instagramcapetown #southafrica #graffiti #graffitiart #capetownsouthafrica #woodstock #travelgram #traveldiary #weheartsa #instagramsa #bliss #hapiness #chasinghappiness #goodvibesonly #woodstockstreetart @ginandtonicfestival @oldbiscuitmill @jason_friedrich_bunge

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Getting out and about is the best way to explore a city and many of SA’s cities are known for spectacular street art. Look up some places with street art and research the history and meaning behind it. Then go browse and of course, persuade your partner to execute an elaborate photoshoot for the ‘Gram. Woodstock in Cape Town has some amazing street art.

Visit an art gallery

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We are delighted to have a new edition of 'Morning' by Sarah Walmsley available at our Cape Town Gallery. Come and see her from our Stockroom 💫⁠ ⁠ 'Morning (bronze) Edition 3/12⁠ by @sarahs.sculptures⁠ bronze sculpture on wood, 15 x 31 x 29cm.⁠ ⁠ . ⁠ . ⁠ . ⁠ ⁠ #sarahwalmsley #bronzesculpture #bronze #femalenude #womeninartsa #femaleartist #artgallery #capetownartgallery #ictaf #ictaf2020 #investeccapetownartfair #figurativesculpture #artofinstagram #southafricanartist #artsistofinstagram #buyart #sculpture #buyartonline #emergingartist #instaart #artlovers #collectart #homedecor #artcollectors #onlineartgallery #southafricanart #figure #figurativeart #sculpture

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For a more sophisticated art experience, visit one of the top notch art galleries in the country. You and your partner might have favourite artists, styles or eras of art history. Look up the galleries in your destination, pack your best dress and heels and observe the splendour. We love State of the ART gallery in Cape Town.

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