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Monday, March 21, 2016


(An example of Ardmore’s work)

Visit the KwaZulu-Natal Midlands this Easter weekend and get the chance to make your own Easter Bunny with the help of Ardmore Ceramic Art’s internationally renowned sculptors and painters.

(NB: There is a R100 cost for making the ceramic Easter bunny)

Ardmore is inviting members of the public to visit their base in the Caversham Valley on March 27 to see first-hand how the arts collective creates works, which forms part of collections in the Museum of Arts and Design and American Folk Art Museum and the Ford Foundation in New York, the Wiener Museum of Decorative Arts in Florida, and the Museum der Kulturen in Basel, Switzerland.

In South Africa, Ardmore pieces are on show at the Tatham Art Gallery in Pietermaritzburg, the Durban Art Gallery, the Carnegie Art Gallery in Newcastle, the Johannesburg Art Gallery, the Standard Bank Gallery, Johannesburg, and the South African National Gallery, Cape Town.

Visitors to Ardmore this weekend will also be able to view the works of legendary artists, Bonnie Ntshalintshali and Wonderboy Nxumalo, in the Ardmore Museum and Ardmore’s new range of functional art – the Halsted range of fabrics which use Ardmore designs and gorgeous collectable handbags, designed by Halsted’s daughter Megan. The bags are made from coloured leather and Ardmore fabric designs.

Founder of the arts collective, Fee Halsted, and her family will be on hand throughout the day to talk about the history of Ardmore and its many new innovations over hotcross buns.

Ardmore is normally open to the public from 08h00 to 16h30, Monday to Sunday, including public holidays. For more information phone 033 940 0034 or email