Art Galleries & Hermanus First Friday Art Walk

Dotted about within walking distance of each other are many galleries. In some of them you can meet the artist at work and in others the owner will be available to talk to you about the exhibiting artists.

The route, affords visitors the opportunity not only to amble through town, but also see some of the art that has made Hermanus an art destination of note.

Hermanus First Friday Art Walk is part of a worldwide initiative to make art and art galleries more accessible to the public. On the First Friday of every month (except the 3 winter months June, July and August) more than 20 diverse galleries opens to the public. This is one way of celebrating the status of Hermanus as one of the top destinations for art in South Africa – an easy Art Walk through Hermanus Old Town. With several artist studios and attentive gallery owners, this walk offers you the opportunity to engage with the locals and explore the town on foot, discovering hidden gems along the way. Maps available at all galleries.

    Art Thirst

    Art Galleries, Arts & Crafts, Things to do

    Art Thirst Contemporary Gallery is owned by artist Leon Muller, whose work is exhibited in the gallery with a number of other local artists. Tel: 028 313 0376 Cell: 072 682 6590 Email: Website:

      Originals Art Gallery

      Art Galleries, Arts & Crafts, Things to do

      Terry Kobus is renowned for his exquisite Nguni Cattle paintings. The scenic beauty of the Western Cape has also offered inspiration, evident in Terry's paintings. Tel: 083 259 8869 Cell: 083 259 8869 Email: Website:

        Rossouw Modern

        Art Galleries, Arts & Crafts, Things to do

        Rossouw Modern, established in 1995 in a quaint, historic fisherman's cottage in the centre of Hermanus Old Town, offers a relaxed atmosphere in which to appreciate fine artwork. Tel: 028 313 2222 Cell: 083 2288651 Email: Website:

          Rossouw Modern SPACE

          Art Galleries, Arts & Crafts, Things to do

          In the centre of Hermanus Old Town, SPACE offers regular art exhibitions in a spacious setting in the Art Alley in Harbour Road. Established in 2015 it focuses on promoting emerging Southern African artists. Tel: 028 313 2222 Email:…

            Benguela Galleries

            Art Galleries, Arts & Crafts, Things to do

            Benguela Galleries is a further addition to the unique experience enjoyed by visitors and guests at Benguela Cove Lagoon Wine Estate in South Africa, and Leonardslee Lakes & Gardens and Mannings Heath Golf & Wine Estate in the UK. The…

              Fynarts Gallery

              Art Galleries, Arts & Crafts, Things to do

              The FynArts Gallery was established in April 2018 as an extension of the annual Hermanus FynArts festival. Tel: 060 957 5371/084 600 7058 Email: Website:  

                Forty x 40 Gallery

                Art Galleries, Arts & Crafts, Things to do

                Situated in Warrington Lane (the ‘Art Alley’ on Harbour Road), Forty x 40 is a small gallery exhibiting the work of several Hermanus based artists as well as the home studio of painter Edward Bredenkamp. Tel: 028 313 2741 Cell:…


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