Gallery gallivanting

Môi Art Gallery, Riebeek-Kasteel

From impressionist to abstract, a wealth of visual culture is on tap in Riebeek-Kasteel on a walking tour of art galleries. And because the latter do the heavy lifting in scouting out the best talents, art aficionados can have a ball seeing what’s hot and what’s now.

Môi Art Gallery opposite the old town square offers a contemporary/modern collection of art and sculptures by leading international and South African artists. Effervescent curators Johann and Jennifer van der Hoven are on hand for expert advice.

Where: 5 Kasteelberg Place, 13 Fontein St, ph 064 8538121; hours: Wed-Sat 10-3; Sun 10-3.30.

Gallery 7 is an interesting space in the Tourism Office featuring works by budding and semi-professional artists, as well as several recognised Riebeek Valley artists.

Where: 7 Plein St, ph 022 0010096; hours: Mon – Fri 8-4.30; Sat 9-4; Sun 9-2.

RK Contemporary, curated by Astrid McLeod, is a platform for established contemporary artists and emerging South African talent. Monthly themed exhibitions on socially relevant issues feature contemporary art across a variety of disciplines, including painting, sculpture, photography, print-making and ceramics.

Where: 32 Main St, ph 083 6533697; hours: Mon-Sat 10-4; Sun 10-2.30.