African Art Centre

African Art Centre, Durban: Hours, Address, African Art Centre Reviews: 4/5

African Art Centre
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8:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Monday
8:30 AM - 5:00 PM
Tuesday
8:30 AM - 5:00 PM
Wednesday
8:30 AM - 5:00 PM
Thursday
8:30 AM - 5:00 PM
Friday
8:30 AM - 5:00 PM
Saturday
9:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Sunday
8:00 AM - 1:00 PM

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4.0
46 reviews
Excellent
17
Very good
19
Average
5
Poor
3
Terrible
2

NorthStar394679
11 contributions
Now adjacent to Phansi Museum
Nov 2019
Be aware the African Art Centre is no longer at 15 Station Drive. It is now in the same building as the Phansi Museum, 500 Esther Roberts Road, Glenwood. Both absolutely worth a visit.
Written 30 November 2019
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U_S_travelers
United States9 contributions
Up and coming, great place for crafts and local art
Aug 2018 • Business
Very pleasant atmosphere, and well located in an up-and-coming district. Local beadwork, textiles, and art in several mediums. Good place for browsing, viewing, shopping, or just talking with the local artists.
Written 12 August 2018
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stephancollins
Annecy, France25 contributions
The place is not horrible, but it has moved to another (unknown) address!
Feb 2018 • Couples
Internet did not warn us and once we got there, no information was available as to its new location. Dommage.
Written 15 March 2018
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UVnLA
Los Angeles, CA4 contributions
Excellent community-based shop
Mar 2017 • Friends
Excellent shop with high-quality art and crafts. Many unique items not usually found elsewhere. Friendly and knowledgeable staff who will pack things nicely for your trip back home.

All items are a considerable step above the usual stuff in tourist shops and street stands. Prices are fair, and serves a good cause.
Written 17 April 2017
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Edward N
York, Pennsylvania22 contributions
Shopping
Jan 2017 • Couples
Well I left 5 shoppers there . Told them to take their time. Forty five minutes later I had to give them a 5 minute warning . It was hard to get them out of the shop, there were so many interesting items to choice from.
Written 17 January 2017
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Lauren R
Utrecht, The Netherlands15 contributions
Authentic Fair Trade crafts
Aug 2016 • Friends
A wide range of curated artisan goods from across KwaZulu-Natal. The show room has many pieces to choose from and also it is possible to custom order pieces via the Centre.
Written 29 December 2016
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nicolas s
Milan, Italy2 303 contributions
always extremely interesting and creative
Dec 2016 • Couples
we always visit this place when i durban, they support a number of local artist and we have bought many times over time . refined and different every time we come
Written 13 December 2016
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adventureseekerJK
15 contributions
paintings and crafts by local artists
Aug 2016 • Friends
The day I went, I got to see some ladies actually doing bead work there. They have lots of paintings, wood crafts, bead crafts etc. The items are actually hand made by African artists, not factory made, which I appreciate. I bought a couple of small things that were in my budget. If I had the money, there are several things I would have bought.
Written 18 November 2016
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jameslesleyc
Scotland, UK107 contributions
Craft delight
Sep 2016 • Couples
What a great place to browse and observe local crafts women creating amazing works of art, from beading to sculpting. A great place to not only browse but to also purchase a piece of art or craft which focuses on KwaZulu-Natal tradition.
Written 2 October 2016
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Alison W
Matlock, UK38 contributions
Nice beaded jewellery
Aug 2016 • Family
Visited at the recommendation of our hotel. Drove around a bit to find somewhere to park. Was impressed by the pottery and the jewellery, buying several pieces of beaded jewellery and a small woven pot. During our visit however, not one person spoke to us despite there being at least three people working there. Would have liked a bit more interaction, might have been persuaded to buy more had that been the case.
Written 29 August 2016
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African Art Centre is open:
  • Sun - Sun 08:00 - 13:00
  • Mon - Fri 08:30 - 17:00
  • Sat - Sat 09:00 - 14:00