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Postal address: 10 Mahlatini Street · Fordsburg · Johannesburg · 2001
Physical address: 10 Mahlatini Street · Fordsburg · Johannesburg · 2001
Book your tickets now for our 2015 Picnic Blanket Fundraiser which is going to be at the elegant estate of the Savernake Residence in Parktown. Tickets for adults are R250 each and R50 for children 12 years old or under.
Our annual picnic is a woderful fun-filled family day out generates funding for the developmental projects run by the Artists’ Studios. Fantastic music and entertainment, delicious food and good wine will make for a lovely afternoon. Children are more than welcome and there will a supervised kiddies area, allowing parents to take a load off.
During the event an auction of contemporary art works will be held. The proceeds of the auctions goes to helping young artists develop their careers and become sustainable entrepreneurs.
Amongst other items tickets will include a bottle of wine and BOS Ice Tea. An excellent choice of food and drinks will be available for purchase at the event.
The OR Tambo Cultural Precinct (the Precinct) in Ekurheleni has been established and constructed to preserve the legacy of Oliver Reginald Tambo by the government of South Africa to acknowledge his great contribution of freedom for the people of South Africa. The Precinct is a proudly Ekurhuleni initiative that represents the city’s support of its citizens, a flagship tourism destination and museum to house important history fro generations to come. It was opened in October 2012 by then deputy president Kgalema Motlanthe.
The Bag Factory is proud to be working with the OR Tambo Cultural Precinct on three three artists’ residencies and children’s workshops. The aim of the residency programmes is to built an arts presence in Ekuruleni by having these artists there. The selected artists are Usha Seejarim, Neo Matloga and Loginos Nagila.
The Bag Factory was privileged to be a provided a stand at the 2012 Joburg Art Fair with supported from the Gauteng Province. This year artists at the Bag Factory produced a series of 50cm x 50cm works on high quality canvas.We still have a number of works available for sale.
These works are viewable on the slide show on the top right of this page.The commission for the sale of these works will contribute towards our efforts to purchase and renovate our building.
Reproduction prints and original Artworks available from our shop