Thapong Visual Art Centre


Thapong Visual Art Centre Thapong Visual Art Centre

Thapong Visual Arts Centre  is located in Gaborone and seeks to promote unity and excellence within the Visual Arts in Botswana in all communities, through sharing skills, enabling personal growth and development and promoting arts locally and internationally through networking. Thapong is a membership-driven organization whose members interact primarily during exhibitions and workshops.

Alongside it’s gallery and exhibitions programme, there are numerous full-time artists working in the Centre’s studios. The Centre has  previously hosted an International Artists’ Workshop (it’s first as far back as 1989), Artist of the Year Awards, Artist Residencies and further projects, such as Tlhale’s Workshop, for younger local artists.