what to do / Arts and Crafts Centres


“You don’t need to be an artist to be able to appreciate the beauty in art. Art is everywhere, in every form.” Okahandja This town is an important centre for woodcarvers from the north, who sell their carvings at the craft markets on a co-operative basis, next to the main road at both entrances to Okahandja. This is a good place to pick up that special souvenir or gift to take home. Tsumeb There is a craft centre situated in the main street which is an educational trust promoting traditional arts and crafts. Caprivi The Caprivi Art Centre is a community-based marketing outlet for artists and craftsmen in the Caprivi Region. The centre encourages local artist to explore their creativity and participate in exhibitions and workshops. Of particular interest are the beautiful clay urns, often made using interesting firing techniques resulting in original and intricate patterns. Also popular are the Mahangu baskets which local weavers make from the... read more  Read More