Find Your Favourite Form Of Art Around Johannesburg


There are many forms of art and it’s always great to experience the different forms of it. Here’s a live art guide around Joburg.

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Johannesburg is filled with things to do, but sometimes it can be hard to find places that are art-centric. We are taking you on a journey that travels through places around the city that showcase different forms of art.

Untitled Basement

Live Music

Untitled Basement is situated in Braamfontein, one of the hippest and most artistic areas in Johannesburg.

This venue took Johannesburg by surprise when they brought something new to the table, bringing a venue that is the epitome of creativity. It is no surprise that the whole of Johannesburg is loving it.

Untitled Basement has a centre stage with an intimate setting, where everyone can experience the full view of the moments that unfold in a musical journey.

Outie

Poetry

Comfortably situated in one of the oldest and most artistic areas in Johannesburg is Outie Bakery + Cafe.

The cafe serves up some of the best baked goods and coffee by day and by evening they transcend into a world of music and poetry.

Their open mic/poetry night is powered by Word N Sound, one of the most well-known brands in poetry and the spoken word.

Theatre

The power of creating a story and telling something untold is absolutely amazing and that is what The Market Laboratory is all about.

This theatre is becoming a favourite for many who love production, storytelling and art coming to life.

The Market Laboratory is not only about theatre and acting, but they bring together different elements of the performing arts, including dance as well.

Dance Party

Dance

BailaAfrika is one of the most influential social dance communities in the city. They bring dance to the hottest venues around Joburg.

This mobile dance community moves from one place to the next, teaching the art of Kizomba, Zouk and Bachata dance styles.

It’s all about the spirit of movement, having fun and experiencing a true African dance party.

Visual Art

The Melrose Gallery is one of the most famed galleries in Johannesburg, displaying breathtaking artwork.

The artworks range from crafts to paintings. Walking into the gallery, you will experience diversity to the fullest.

The Melrose Gallery is home to both local and international artists.

What is your favourite art space? Let us know in the comments section below. 

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