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Classical Music Programme 2018, Second Semester

Inspired by La Motte’s owner and internationally renowned mezzo-soprano, Hanneli Rupert-Koegelenberg, La Motte’s close association with classical music is celebrated by a series of classical music concerts presented in the beautiful Historic Cellar on the estate. An impressive line-up of both international and local artists will perform in the coming months. 14 July - French festivities with...

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Now on exhibition at La Motte: Die Kraal, Pierneef-inspired ceramics by Nicolene Swanepoel

Passionate about the conservation of the South African art heritage, La Motte participates in the annual Art Franschhoek festival with two tribute exhibitions. Both honour artists no longer with us, but who have played an influential role in the development and movement of modern painting and contemporary ceramics in South Africa. Hosted in the La Motte Maturation...

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A Tribute to JH Pierneef

Today, 4 October 2017, is of special  significance to La Motte as it marks 60 years since the death of Pierneef on 4 October 1957. Other than La Motte's tribute exhibition, A Tribute to the Life and Work of JH Pierneef (1886 - 1957), after Pierneef's passing,  contemporaries and friends also paid tribute to his exceptional contribution to...

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Celebrating Art in Franschhoek

The Franschhoek Valley has received international acclaim for the quality of its wines, the exceptional standard of its restaurants and its varied and popular tourism offering. Another attribute is Franschhoek’s wonderful selection of art – to be seen and enjoyed in galleries, museums and craft venues. Celebrating this diverse art offering, the Valley hosts a...

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An Old South African Master

JH Pierneef was born on 13 August 1886 in Pretoria. During 1900-1903, Pierneef and his family moved to Holland, where works of old European masters made a lasting impression on him.On the family’s return to Pretoria in 1903, Pierneef was employed at a grocer, tobacco shop and later the State Library. By the mid-1910’s Pierneef...

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Classical Music Programme for Second Semester

Inspired by La Motte’s owner and internationally renowned mezzo-soprano, Hanneli Rupert-Koegelenberg, La Motte’s close association with classical music is celebrated by a series of monthly classical music concerts presented in the beautiful Historic Cellar on the estate. An impressive line-up of both local and international artists will perform in the coming months. 15 July –...

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Tribute to My Father, Hendrik Pierneef by Marita Pierneef-Bailey

Celebrating Father’s Day, a special note of reference to the father and daughter relationship of acclaimed South African landscape artist JH Pierneef and his daughter, Marita Pierneef-Bailey as per her letter published by PG Nel in JH Pierneef: His life and his work (1990), in which she shares some of her treasured memories of her...

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La Motte joins the Bastille Festivities

Bastille Day or the French La Fête Nationale is celebrated on the 14th of July and serves as a celebration of a reunited France. In Franschhoek, with its rich French Huguenot history, French traditions have always been treasured and that is why each year Bastille Day is celebrated with a special festival. This year the...

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A special celebration

Celebrating her 90th birthday today, we wish our dear friend Marita Bailey, daughter of JH Pierneef, a blessed year filled with love and health! We acquired the La Motte Museum‘s permanent heritage collection (44 Pierneef artworks and memorabilia) from Marita Bailey in 2009. It was also with her blessing that we extended our brand associations...

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La Motte’s Pierneef Experience – a special way of enjoying the finer things in life!

Always innovative when it comes to ways in which to share its passio.0.ns, La Motte announces a new addition to its offering, the Pierneef Experience. A wonderful and personal introduction to the La Motte Museum’s special new exhibition, A Tribute to the life and work of Jacob Hendrik Pierneef (1886 – 1957), the Pierneef Experience...

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