La Motte has always been committed to the preservation of our heritage, culture and art. To further this focus, a series of very interesting talks and guided walkabouts has been introduced. The upcoming programme includes:
Art in Clay – The Setting, contemporary ceramic tableware
Saturday, 25 October 2014, 10:00
Contemporary ceramic table settings
Join us for a guided walkabout of our exhibition, The Setting – contemporary ceramic tableware, as part of the Franschhoek Art in Clay Festival, presented by La Motte Museum Ambassador, Eliz-Marié Schoonbee. Expect beautiful pieces by 30 of South Africa’s foremost contemporary ceramic artists such as David Walters, Clementina van der Walt, Millstone Pottery, Lauren Kaplan, Ralph Johnson, and have the option of booking for a beautifully presented Winelands Tea served in a tea-set made by ceramic artist Ella-Lou O’Meara.
Optional Winelands Tea
Guests attending the talk are invited to a Winelands Tea. Cost is R240 p.p., including a glass of La Motte MCC and admission to the talk. When making a reservation, guests should please indicate whether they will be attending the tea.
Heritage roses versus the new hybrids
Thursday, 30 October 2014, 17:30 – walking the rose garden. Talk starts promptly at 18:30.
Hanneli Rupert rose
Participating in the annual Franschhoek Open Gardens for the first time, La Motte is hosting South African authority on roses, Ludwig Taschner of Ludwig’s Roses, for a Talk on Heritage Roses versus the new hybrids. Guests are invited for a leisurely stroll through the estate’s classic rose garden from 17:30.
Optional Cape Winelands Dinner
For guests attending the tasting, Pierneef à La Motte Restaurant will prepare a special Cape Winelands Cuisine menu. Cost is R240 p.p., including admission to the talk. When making a reservation, guests should please indicate whether they will be attending dinner.
The Helgaard Steyn Awards
Saturday, 8 November 2014, 10:00
Thursday, 13 November 2014, 19:00 (Join us for a glass of wine from 18:30)
Saturday, 22 November 2014, 10:00
The Helgaard Steyn Awards
La Motte is passionate about the preservation of South Africa’s art heritage and, as an addition to the contemporary exhibition of The Helgaard Steyn Awards in the La Motte Museum, the curator, Doctor Lydia de Waal, will present a talk and guided walkabout of the exhibition featuring the awarded works.
Optional Cape Winelands Tea or Dinner
Guests attending talks on Saturday mornings are invited to a Winelands Tea. Cost is R240 p.p., including a glass of La Motte MCC and admission to the talk.
For guests attending the talk on Thursday evening, Pierneef à La Motte Restaurant will prepare a special Cape Winelands Cuisine menu. Cost is R240 p.p., including a glass of wine and admission to the talk.
When making a reservation, guests should please indicate whether they will be attending the tea or dinner.
La Motte Wine Estate, R45
For reservations or more information, please contact Angela at T +27 (0)21 876 8000 or E email@example.com