Cape Town Art Weekend is an inclusive initiative that aims to foster support and engagement between art organisations as well as existing and new audiences and welcome the public back into the city’s art spaces. Participating institutions include Zeitz MOCAA, Stevenson, THEFOURTH, WHATIFTHEWORLD, Eclectica Contemporary, Goodman Gallery, South Atlantic Press, blank projects, Church Projects, The Hoodshed, ArtThrob, StateoftheART Gallery, Norval Foundation, UCT Irma Stern Museum, Association for Visual Arts, SMAC Gallery, EBONY/CURATED, Upheaval Utterance through Zealous art (UUZ), Soldiers of Informative Arts, A4 Arts Foundation, WALL, Clarke’s Bookshop, Koena Art Institute and Shakes Mbolekwana, Lesole Tauatswala and Associates.

The event will take place during the first weekend of November and visitors to Zeitz MOCAA can expect the following activities:

Cape Town Art Weekend Opening Event: Sundowners at Zeitz MOCAA

Zeitz MOCAA will be hosting the inaugural Cape Town Art Weekend Opening Event. Tickets are limited to 100 people on a first-come, first-served basis.

6-8 pm on Friday, 5 November

Blue Lines Drawing Session

Zeitz MOCAA’s Centre for Art Education will be hosting a drawing class for adults. The class will be an experiment in figure compositions and is aimed at adults to work with observation and compositions inspired by the work of Johannes Phokela, currently on show on level 1. Participants are asked to bring their own aprons’ all other materials will be provided. The first 50 people to arrive on-site will receive a complimentary coffee.

Ocular Lounge, Level 6, 10 am – 1 pm on Saturday, 6 November 

Click here to reserve your space. Please note this is only to RSVP, you are still required to purchase admission tickets or present your membership.

Dining at Ocular Lounge

Open all day, Ocular Lounge is a great place to rest the mind and reflect, serves up delicious meals and has an extensive beverage list. Grab a bite after exploring the museum’s numerous galleries while feasting on the exquisite views across the harbour.

10 am – 6 pm on Friday, 5 November – Sunday, 8 November


Enjoy the best in contemporary art from Africa and its diaspora with current and new exhibitions throughout the weekend. Read more about our current exhibitions here

10 am – 6 pm on Friday, 5 November – Sunday, 8 November

Date and time: 

Friday, 5 November – Sunday, 7 November

10:00 – 18:00

Cost: R210 per entry or free with museum membership (R290 pp). 

Click here to purchase tickets