South African Parliament: Art, Heritage, Politics & Architecture
South African Parliament: Art and Heritage – back by request. Gain a fascinating insight into South Africa’s extraordinary history, art and politics, with a huge variety to see, including the American style National Assembly, Levaillant’s drawings, and the 120-metre Keiskamma Tapestry. Our host is Lila Komnick who has worked in Parliament for over 30 years, and Nigel Sholtz also from the Artworks Office.
Lunch is very close-by at a private venue, 6 Spin St, which was designed by Sir Herbert Baker who also did one of Parliament’s extensions. Our host is Robert Mulders, chef and gallerist.
Dates: 10am – 2pm: On Wednesday 10 April our focus is art, whereas a week later on Wednesday 17 April we’ll be including more about the politics during apartheid and the unique, ill-fated Tricameral Parliament with former MP Peter Soal as our guest of honour.
Cost: R550 for payment 10 days in advance, then R700, which includes a full briefing (half price for lunch only or tour only – R275/R350). Students, under 30 years and full time, are half price. There are two sponsored places for under-represented groups – please ‘apply’ when booking.
Pre-booking essential: firstname.lastname@example.org or WhatsApp/phone 073 377 8014 at least a week in advance.