Join us for a unique experience, exploring the creative energy of a vibrant and thriving township. Learn about it's historical narratives so that you can better appreciate the artistic output of the locations. You'll dive into the heart of Langa visiting experienced visual artists who work in linocut, oil paintings, and murals. We'll finish off with a light cosy meal l followed by an art workshop inside the artist's home. We'll also show you some of the amazing visual and mosaic arts and crafts that the creatives of Langa Township are trying to get by get involved in. By joining us in this social experience you'll be part of the impact! And you'll also directly support the organisation's training and community outreach work.
I, Bongani Ngwenya , handle the Airbnb Experience as the, Maboneng Experience Manager and hail from Johannesburg. I assist in setting up Gallery Homes all across the country! Velile Soha, will be your art guide. He, grew up in Langa Township as visual artist and can tell you all you need to know and more! If Velile isn't available, Alfred will be your guide. Both are knowledgeable Maboneng Township Arts Experience's (MTAE) guides.
Maboneng Township Arts Experience
MTAE was created by a social entrepreneur, in search of sustainable solution to the problems of unemployment and a lack of galleries within the townships in South Africa. MTAE is a non-profit social enterprise that creates training and income opportunities for talented artists and like-minded homeowners who transform their homes into gallery homes.
こちらは社会貢献体験です。参加費は全額、「Maboneng Township Arts Experience 」に寄付されます。
Traditional lunch A cosy traditional lunch (please let us know if you're vegetarian or have any other dietary requirements)
Drink (please specify to your guide the drink of your choice)
Ticket enter Gallery Home
Art equipment - tools, paper and ink/paint
The first part sees us walking through the vibrant and colorful streets of Langalibalele drive, we visit galleries, studios, and projects of Maboneng Townships Arts Experience. We'll visit a few Gallery Homes with current art-pieces showcasing Cape Towns artists.
For a local or traveller arranging transportation to Langa is easy through transportation apps. The journey is 3km away from the city centre.