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Thursday, June 23, 2022


The Aesthete would like to extend an invitation to art lovers to be part of their new art experience - The Aesthete Experience - which runs from July 8 to 10 at the Knoll Historic Guest Farm.

The Aesthete is back in the Midlands, after two successful events in the beautiful town of Clarens, where they brought the first and only Arts Festival.

Exhibitors and performers will not only be from the art-renowned area of the Midlands but from all corners of South Africa. The exhibition will boast a magnificent repertoire of art; from paintings to fine-art photography - from bronze to ceramics. 

Patrons are invited to take the opportunity to invest in the carefully-curated art, hung in the gardens of The Knoll Historic Guest Farm.

To encapsulate the immersive experience which is a signature characteristic of The Aesthete, a fabulous array of art to artisanal workshops are planned throughout the event. This year’s workshops have been curated to facilitate one’s expression, and broaden one’s creativity. Art-related workshops and entertainment will also be available for kiddies. Each workshop will be limited, so booking is essential. Find more information via Facebook.

Engaging live performances will run throughout the weekend. Expect a line-up of original music from local talents, to out-of-town musicians. Become enthralled by the various forms of movement performances, such as contemporary dance and flow art. Absorb and observe the intimate process of creating art live throughout the weekend.

This event will be The Aesthete’s 12th event, five of which being independent, since its emergence in November 2019. The young and alternative art collective has created new and innovative opportunities for artists and performers to exhibit and showcase their talents. They have since started monthly workshops and a pop-up gallery at The Old Mushroom Farm in the Karkloof.

The Aesthete was also responsible for the World’s first drive-through art exhibition in July 2020 in Hilton, KZN - The Aesthete Drive Through, which attracted the interest of many keen art supporters as well as media houses including SABCTV.

The organisers say: “We look forward to showcasing many talents and sharing new experiences with you. See you at The Knoll in July!

For enquiries or if you would like to get involved, email: