Last month the African Art Centre relocated to Station Drive, the cutting-edge creative precinct off Umgeni Road.

During its 57 years of existence the centre has had three “homes”, with each space allowing it to grow and take on an identify relevant to its time in history.

The African Art Centre is South Africa’s longest surviving organisation involved in the development and promotion of African artists and crafters.

The latest move is opportune; it’s a warm, fresh, generous space that sits alongside design-forward and unique outlets and restaurants.

It is the home of Durban’s innovative new monthly event, First Thursdays, a platform for emerging and established creatives to showcase their talent.

“Central to achieving our vision and empowering our artists is the focus on developing, training and showcasing their art,” says African Art Centre director Magdalene Reddy. Read more