First Thursdays Cape Town comes to Jo’burg

Mail & Guardian | Stefanie Jason:

Art lovers can look forward to exploring the art galleries and cultural events of Braamfontein until late, on the first Thursday of every month.

Jo’burgers will now get their very own First Thursdays – a global phenomenon that sees visual art and other cultural spaces open till late on the first Thursday of every month.

First Thursdays Jo’burg kicks off May 7 in Braamfontein. (Madelene Cronjé, M&G).

Joining cities like New York, Cape Town and London; Joburg’s First Thursdays promises a free art walk where art lovers can peruse different art galleries, eateries and other artsy events till late.

“The initiative allows attendees to access galleries and exhibitions after hours, and provides a unique opportunity to explore a neighbourhood on foot at night,” according to the team behind First Thursdays Cape Town, who are bringing the monthly gig up north…


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