The Knysna Art Route

The Knysna Art Route

The Knysna Art Route is part of a worldwide initiative to make art accessible to the public. The Art Route highlights top galleries and artist studios in Knysna, giving visitors the opportunity to engage with artists while experiencing the best the Knysna art community has to offer.

Facilitated by the Knysna Art Society, to give maximum exposure to Knysna Art Society Members, the Knysna Art Route is an opportunity to discover hidden gems while celebrating the creativity of Knysna artists.

‘Artists in the Park’, hosted by the Lofts Boutique Hotel, is held on the first Sunday of each month.

For enquiries related to the Knysna Art Route, please email: knysnaartroute@gmail.com

Knysna Fine Arts Gallery

1 Long St, Knysna Central, Knysna, 6571, South Africa

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Jandreart Studio

Long St, Rexford, Knysna, 6571, South Africa

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Art on Queen

Corner of, Queen St & Green St, Knysna Central, Knysna, 6571, South Africa

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Art @ Oaks on Main Gallery

Shop 8, Oaks on Main, 28 Main Rd, Knysna, 6571, South Africa

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MADaboutART

Sonqayi Street, Nekkies, Knysna, 6304

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Entabeni Farm SAFFCA Residencies

Erf 4015, Welbedacht Lane, Eastford, Knysna

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Faithfully Yours

4 Circular Drive, Paradise, Knysna

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Blaze Jewellery Art

The Waterfront Knysna Quays, 21 Waterfront Dr, Knysna

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Papillion at the Heritage

27 Gray Street, Knysna

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Artwell Musungate Studio

3 Union Street, Knysna

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Deckle Edge

33 Clyde Street, Knysna

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Design Wise

5 Noble Street, Knysna

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Iphupho Creative Designs

St Georges St, Knysna Central, Knysna

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Oak Leaf Cafe & Deli

168 Duthie Drive, Belvidere Estate, Knysna,

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  • Knysna Fine Arts Gallery

    Knysna Fine Arts Gallery

    Knysna Fine Art is a prestigious South African gallery with an international reputation and clientele. It operates from the historical Thesen House in Knysna and there are few galleries anywhere in such a beautiful and spacious location. We handle the finest South African and some international artists in a variety of media and also deal in the masters. The owner, Trent Read, has over 40 years of experience and is considered an expert in his field.

    Email: gallery@finearts.co.za
    Telephone: +27 44 382 5107
    Website: https://www.finearts.co.za/

    Directions: Click here for directions
  • Jandreart Studio

    Jandreart Studio

    Dream. Inspire. Do. Jandreart Studio is an opportunity to engage in the unforgettable conversations behind each unique art piece, while observing Jan’s unique painting style, using only his fingers to create vibrantly colourful Impressionistic images. Jarring angles and intense colours give way to flowing curves and pockets of calm. Capturing a moment, a feeling, an expression. Open daily and by appointment.

    Email: jandreart@gmail.com
    Telephone: : 078 610 5104
    Website: https://janraats.com/
    Address: TH 2 Long Street, Thesen Harbour Town, Knysna

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  • Art on Queen

    Art on Queen

    Cozy Art Gallery and Active Studio in one of Knysna’s oldest houses. Solo exhibitions of local and national artists will be held on a regular basis. Open to the public by appointment. Corner of Queen and Green Street
    Business hours and contact detail on fb page

    Email: helena@pretti.co.za
    Telephone: : 082 657 4122
    Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/helenagerber.art/
    Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/artonqueen.helenagerber/
    Address: Corner Queen Street – 7 Green Street

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  • Art @ Oaks on Main Gallery

    Art @ Oaks on Main Gallery

    Art @ Oaks on Main gallery is situated in a tranquil artisan oasis at Oaks on Main, Main road, Knysna. We have a selection of fine art by our local artists. We have a framer on standby should you require a new frame or a frame removed for shipping purposes. Come and visit us at this Artsy venue and support our finest local artists.

    Email: artsalesknysna@gmail.com
    Telephone: : 062 912 6742
    Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/ARTatOaksonMain/
    Address: 28 Main Road, Knysna

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  • MADaboutART

    MADaboutART

    MADaboutART has a permanent collection of narrative artworks at our children’s centre in Dam se Bos South, Knysna. The collection provides unique social commentary and hope for the future through engaging, accessible exhibits, interactive workshops and narrative art

    Email: info@madaboutart.org
    Telephone: : 082 340 8308
    Website: https://madaboutart.org/
    Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/madaboutartsouthafrica
    Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/madaboutartsouthafrica/

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  • Entabeni Farm SAFFCA Residencies

    Entabeni Farm SAFFCA Residencies

    Entabeni Farm, usually hosts two artists (one from Africa and one from Europe) in residence for 8 weeks at a time and we do these three or four times a year. We do these residencies in conjunction with Southern African Foundation for Contemporary Art.

    Telephone: +27 72 614 3919
    Website: https://www.entabeniknysna.com/
    Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/EntabeniFarmKnysna/
    Address: Erf 4015, Welbedacht Lane, Eastford, Knysna

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  • Faithfully Yours

    Faithfully Yours

    When in Knysna, make a point of visiting this bohemian house and Art Studio. Regular art classes by owner and artist, Faith du Plessis. A wonderful place to have coffee and experience art.

    Tel: 082 674 6396
    Address: 4 Circular Drive, Paradise, Knysna
    Viewing by appointment.

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  • Blaze Jewellery Art

    Blaze Jewellery Art

    A curated collection of framed metallic and sculptural art can be found on display at Blaze. Themes are inspired by local fauna and flora as well as beautiful landscapes. Blaze is located at shop 37, The Waterfront Knysna Quays. Opening hours from 9am daily. Please refer to the facebook page for summer and winter closing times.

    Email: blaze@vodamail.co.za
    Tel: 087 742 2268
    Facebook: www.facebook.com/Blazeatthewaterfrontknysna
    Address: Shop 37, The Waterfront Knysna Quays, 21 Waterfront Dr, Knysna

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  • Papillion at the heritage

    Papillion at the Heritage

    Papillon at The Heritage is a dream come true for the two owners who both had aspirations of becoming restaurateurs.
    The dishes are South African with European notes, as Chef Wouter worked in the UK under Marco Pierre White and for the famous Red Carnation hotel group. They are passionate about art and have artists displaying art in their beautiful Heritage setting. While enjoying a good breakfast, lunch or dinner, you are invited to have a look at the top class photography of Derrick Coetzer in the shop.

    Tel: 0662164009
    Google page: https://g.page/PapillonatTheHeritage
    Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/Papillonattheheritage
    Address: 27 Gray Street c/o 26 Fichat Street, Knysna, 6571

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  • ARTWELL MUSUNGATE STUDIO

    Artwell Musungate Studio

    The Studio is situated at Metelerkamps a vibrant hot spot for shoppers just off Waterfront Drive, here you have an opportunity to see the artist at work.
    Artwell Musungate, a self-taught artist born in Harare has painted his way into many hearts of local and international art lovers.
    He is an impressionist painter who works with mixed media, his style is bold and he expresses mood in his work in the most colourful way.
    Monday to Friday Hours – 09h00 till 16h00 call for appointment

    Email: musungateartwell@gmail.com
    Tel: 061 754 2707
    Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/artwellmusungategallery
    Instagram:https://www.instagram.com/musungate
    Address: Metelerkamps, 3 Union Street, off Waterfront Drive
    Knysna

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  • Deckle Edge

    Deckle Edge

    Art Shop. Graphic Supplies. Paper. Model Building Products. Craft Equipment. Celebration Accessories. Creative bits and bobs!
    10 % discount on art materials for members of the Knysna arts society.

    Work at display from members of the Knysna arts society

    Email: knysna@deckleedge.co.za
    Tel: 044 382 5538
    Address: 33 Clyde Street c/o Waterfront Drive, Knysna

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  • Design Wise

    Design Wise

    We are a family run workshop since 1986. Designing and crafting unique pieces of furniture that’s inspired by nature.
    Work hours: Monday – Thursday: 8:30 – 4:30 / Friday: 8:30 – 2:30

    Email: designwiseknysna@gmail.com
    Tel: 064 906 5115
    Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/designwiseknysna
    Instagram:https://www.instagram.com/designwiseknysna/
    Address: 5 Noble Street, 6571, Knysna

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  • Iphupho

    Iphupho Creative Designs

    Iphupho Creative Designs 100% unique SA and local designs Giftshop/Art/Workshops/Alterations Iphupho (pronounced as ipoepo) means in Xhosa dream or vision. It’s a inspirational SHOP in the centre of Knysna. Aim of the shop is to stimulate creativity in producing handmade products and designs and with this, create jobs to members of our community and surrounding. Some designers create their products in the shop, some items are one off a kind. We also give creative workshops (working with clay, beads, hand printing, leatherwork, coasters from Zwhe Zwhe and more (also 3 hours workshops for tourists).We sell top quality leatherwork made in the shop by Mike Gwangave and offer alterations by Patience and Dorothe. If you want rent a space for teaching your own creative workshop you are welcome.

    Tel: 078 226 2736 / 081 270 1413
    Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/Iphupho-shopwokshops
    Website:https://iphuphoshop.co.za/
    Address: Shop 2, Templeman Building, Knysna

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  • Oak Leaf Cafe & Deli

    Oak Leaf Cafe & Deli

    Our focus at Oak Leaf Cafe & Deli is on sustainability & ethically sourced products. We have personally visited farms and hand selected the produce that we incorporate into our menu and sell in our Deli. At Oak Leaf, we cater for all – there is a healthy balance and choice for omnivores, vegetarians and vegans alike. Oak leave has a beautiful art exhibition space!

    Tel: 082 061 3166
    Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/oakleafknysna
    Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/oakleafknysna/
    Website:https://www.oakleafknysna.co.za/
    Address: 168 Duthie Drive, Belvidere Estate, Knysna, 6571

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Knysna Art Route