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November 2018

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November 12 - November 17
The Knysna Gallery, Old Gaol museum complex, 7 Main Rd
Knysna, Western Cape 6571 South Africa

VERGE A group exhibition in support of local endangered & species  of the Cape coast, Garden Route and Karoo, in South Africa. 10-30 November 2018 Knysna Art Gallery, Old Gaol complex, Cnr Main & Queen Streets, Knysna, South Africa Hours: Monday - Friday 9:00 - 16:30 / Saturday: 9:00 - 12:00 Painting, drawing, painting, installation, & limited edition prints by:  Annie le Roux | Chris Lochner | Hein Botha | Helena Joubert |  Ingrid Nuss | Jane Pitchford | Janet Botes | Jurgens Walt | Madelein Marincowitz | Amy Anstey | Gwendolyn…

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Brenton Blue Butterfly Reserve tour

November 12 - November 29
Brenton Blue Butterfly Reserve

Daily guided tours of the butterfly reserve by Dr Dave Edge Places limited to 6 people. During November we expect (but cannot guarantee) the Brenton Blue butterflys to be flying. Learn about the life history of the butterfly and see how the ecosystem is recovering from the fire. Each day the tours will be from 12 o'clock until 1.30 pm R100 per person. Places limited, please book with Janet at 072 331 5057, art@janetbotes.co.za

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The threat of recreational Ghost fishing to marine biodiversity, by Mark Dixon

November 16 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
The Knysna Gallery, Old Gaol museum complex, 7 Main Rd
Knysna, Western Cape 6571 South Africa

The threat of recreational Ghost fishing to marine biodiversity. Entrance R25.00/person as funds for the Strandloper Project to raise awareness of threat of snagged fishing tackle. Please book with Janet at 072 331 5057, art@janetbotes.co.za Mark Dixon Garden Route Trail www.gardenroutetrail.co.za IG : @garden_route_trail FB : https://www.facebook.com/Garden-Route-Trail-202573065241/

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Rocky Shores land art with Janet Botes

November 17 @ 8:00 am - 10:00 am
Knysna lagoon – East Head, 25 George Rex Dr, The Heads
Knysna, Western Cape 6571 South Africa

Have a fun morning out at the beach with Janet Botes. Join this opportunity to express yourself freely without judgement while making new connections. Free to join, but donations welcome, which will go towards the Art for Species project. Please book with Janet at 072 331 5057, art@janetbotes.co.za

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How permaculture supports and cultivates biodiversity

November 17 @ 10:00 am - 12:30 pm
The Knysna Gallery, Old Gaol museum complex, 7 Main Rd
Knysna, Western Cape 6571 South Africa

You are invited to join us for an inspiring and informative talk, that will broaden your understanding of permaculture and how it supports biodiversity and promotes life. Permaculture is a design system to create sustainable and productive human environments. The harmonious integration of landscape and people. Through studying natural ecosystems, which are rich in biodiversity, strength and resilience and observing the way in which nature constantly finds a way to support life, we can find solutions to all of our…

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View the exhibition

November 19 - November 24
The Knysna Gallery, Old Gaol museum complex, 7 Main Rd
Knysna, Western Cape 6571 South Africa

VERGE A group exhibition for IUCN red listed species on the Cape coast, Garden Route and Karoo, in South Africa. 10-30 November 2018 Knysna Art Gallery, Old Gaol complex, Cnr Main & Queen Streets, Knysna, South Africa Hours: Monday - Friday 8:00 - 16:00 / Saturday: 9:00 - 12:00 Painting, drawing, sculpture, installation art, limited edition prints & video by:  Annie le Roux | Chris Lochner | Hein Botha | Helena Joubert |  Ingrid Nuss | Jane Pitchford | Janet Botes | Jurgens Walt | Madelein Marincowitz | Amy Anstey | Gwendolyn…

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Kids clay workshop with Ingrid Nuss

November 20 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
The Knysna Gallery, Old Gaol museum complex, 7 Main Rd
Knysna, Western Cape 6571 South Africa

(recommended ages 10 - 16) Find out more about endangered species, animals-human characters in history and fables, and make your own unique clay characters Booking is essential. Please book with Ingrid Nuss or Janet Botes: ingridnss@gmail.com / art@janetbotes.co.za / 072 331 505

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BioWise discussion with Sue Swain

November 21 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
The Knysna Gallery, Old Gaol museum complex, 7 Main Rd
Knysna, Western Cape 6571 South Africa

Join for an introduction to Biomimicry, and a practical session in which we will discuss how we can start applying the principles of Biomimicry to start contributing to ecosystem services and bring biodiversity into our towns/cities. Sue Swain is the founder and executive director of BioWise, a social enterprise that aspired to bring about positive change by promoting the practice of biomimicry: the science of learning from nature’s models, processes and systems to solve our human design and sustainability challenges. A qualified conservationist, Sue’s…

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Beach breeding shorebirds, with Dr. Mark Brown

November 21 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
The Knysna Gallery, Old Gaol museum complex, 7 Main Rd
Knysna, Western Cape 6571 South Africa

Join Dr Mark Brown, Program Director for the Nature’s Valley Trust, for a talk on beach breeding shorebirds and how we can share the shores with them. Please book with Janet at 072 331 5057, art@janetbotes.co.za

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Create your own field note book

November 22 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
The Knysna Gallery, Old Gaol museum complex, 7 Main Rd
Knysna, Western Cape 6571 South Africa

A workshop in which you'll put together your own field notebook from bond paper, sketching paper, cardboard, and 'reclaimed' paper from packaging. Learn basic booklet-binding techniques, as well as making your first notes and sketches from a natural object still life, or by taking inspiration and/or documenting the artworks exhibited in the gallery. Please book with Janet at 072 331 5057, art@janetbotes.co.za

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