Hout Bay Gallery – Combining Tradition with Contemporary
The Hout Bay Gallery is situated in the coastal town of Hout Bay, which is a 20 minute drive from South Africa's Mother City, Cape Town. The Hout Bay Art Gallery was established in 1984, and concentrates on exhibiting works of local South African Artists, such as Glen Tong, Katharine Wood, and many others.
The artwork displayed by the Hout Bay Gallery, includes photography,
paintings, etchings, sculptures and drawings. Additionally, the Hout Bay
Gallery has introduced a new collection, which they have named “Art of
Living”. This is a collection of contemporary modern art, consisting of both
new and original antique furniture. The furniture is crafted out of a
variety of wood and they also have Nuristan Afghan carpets, from hand
spun wool and natural dyes on offer.
Hout Bay Gallery focuses on combining traditional
art with more modern, contemporary pieces. An extensive range of art is on
sale to the general public, and the gallery also specialized in
exporting items abroad. The Hout Bay Galley has a relaxed, friendly, almost
village like atmosphere, and warmly welcomes local and international