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Insider tour to the William Fehr Collection at the Castle

Hosted by a member of the Cape Town Arts & Culture Group
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Took place 2 months ago
Sat 29 Jun 10:15 - 12:00

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Are you interested in the history of Cape Town? Would you like to learn more and understand better your current city of residence?

Please join us for an insider tour to theProtected content

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Our guide to the Collection will be Esther Esmyol, who is a Curator atProtected content Her research interests include historical Asian ceramics as well as contemporary South African production and studio pottery. She also works with historical collections at Iziko, such as the William Fehr Collection of art works and decorative art objects.

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Cost: R50.00 (entrance fee)