Clay Museum and Rust-en-Vrede

The Clay Museum

Close friends of Ceramics Southern Africa Rust-en-Vrede art gallery houses a collection of historical and contemporary ceramic artworks in the Clay museum.
Master ceramicists Esias Bosch opened the clay museum on Sunday 26 October 1986, after Maartin zaalberg, chairman of the clay museum initiated the drive for the Clay Museum. Inspired by the history of Durbanville, having some of the best clay quarries and brickfields in the Western Cape, the Museum hosts a rich variety of ceramic artworks, demonstrating techniques of making, decorating and firing.

To view this collection click here. Even better immerse yourself in the rich art by visiting the historical buidling of Rust-en-Vrede, have a treat at the coffee shop and YOCO eatery or relax in beautiful gardens surrounding this amazing and one of a kind space in central Durbanville. See Rust-en-Vrede here for more about them

ceramics selection

Selection of ceramic works at the Clay Museum

Click here for more information about current and future CUBE exhibition at the Clay Museum