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You’re Invited to our 2nd Annual Benefit Dinner

It’s that time of year again! Please join Keiskamma Canada Foundation and other supporters for the second annual Keiskamma Benefit Dinner and enjoy an evening of great food and entertainment. This evening will be an opportunity for you to hear about the work of the Keiskamma Trust, buy or bid on new product from the […]

By |September 7th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments|

An Invitation to our Annual General Meeting!

An Invitation / A Reminder! – Annual General Meeting

When: Wednesday, May 31, 2017.

Time: 7:00 pm

Where: Highlands Branch, Edmonton Public Library – 6710 – 118 Avenue

Our AGM is the major meeting of the year:

We review past year’s events
We discuss plans for 2017/2018
We elect new board members

(To vote you must be a paid up member ($20 membership)

Over the […]

Who buys things at our product sales: A story

Today is the first day of our Christmas sale at the University of Alberta Hospital. We have 4 long tables set up, full of the wonderful hand crafted items from the Keiskamma Trust. There are warm felted scarves, tea cozies, aprons and tea towels, brightly coloured shopping bags, elephant cushion covers and beaded ornaments […]

By |January 10th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments|

Why We Do What We Do…

 

Little did Carol Hoffmeyr know what she was getting into when she and her husband, Justus, moved from Johannesburg to the small village of Hamburg on the coast of the Eastern Cape back in 2000. Both physicians, Carol is a generalist while Justus’s specialty is obstetrics and gynecology.

Carol’s reason for moving was to pursue […]

By |September 28th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments|

Keiskamma Benefit Dinner

Keiskamma Benefit Dinner – Join us for dinner! Enjoy an evening of great food, friendly company, silent and live auctions along with a short film and be a part of transforming the lives of the children of the Keiskamma Trust. The evening program will be hosted Heather McPherson, Executive Director of Alberta Council for Global Cooperation, along with a […]

By |September 13th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments|
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    The Keiskamma Art Project – Restoring Hope and Livelihoods by Brenda Schmahmann

The Keiskamma Art Project – Restoring Hope and Livelihoods by Brenda Schmahmann

Dear friends of mine and of Keiskamma
Our book about the major works of Keiskamma Art project is about to be printed and will be launched on 30 November this year.

Robert Hofmeyr, our son, designed it, Professor Brenda Schmahmann wrote the text , and it is being published by Robin Stuart-Clark of Print Matters. I […]

By |September 12th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments|

An Invitation to our Annual General Meeting

An Invitation / A Reminder! – Annual General Meeting

When: Wednesday May 25.

Time: 7:00 to 8:30 pm

Where: Highlands Branch, Edmonton Public Library – 6710 – 118 Avenue

Our AGM is the major meeting of the year:

We review past year’s events
We discuss plans for 2016
We elect new board members

(To vote you must be a paid up member ($20 […]

Embroidery Workshops at the McMullen Gallery

In conjunction with our Indalo show, we had the privilege to hold weekly workshops in the McMullen galley. During these workshops we worked on fabric appliqué pieces which followed the theme of the show Indalo, birds. Each participant was given the opportunity to practice techniques used by the women of the Keiskamma Art Project and experience the process […]

By |March 21st, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments|
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    INDALO: Nature Tapestries from Keiskamma, Eastern Cape of South Africa

INDALO: Nature Tapestries from Keiskamma, Eastern Cape of South Africa

February 13-March 20
 

Inspired by the wonder, beauty and fragility of their natural environment, the women of the tiny village of Bodiam have created intricate tapestries that set birds in beautifully lush surroundings. The women have entitled this work ‘Indalo’, the Xhosa word for ‘nature’. Although life in the Eastern Cape remain challenging, hope and […]

By |January 20th, 2016|Uncategorized|1 Comment|

ACGC Top 30 under 30 – Congrats to Nosipho!

Thank you to Alberta Council for Global Cooperation (ACGC) for choosing Nosipho Ngqula as one of this year’s Top 30 under 30 and recognizing her work and commitment to the Music Academy at Keiskamma Trust.
To read Nosipho Ngqula’s interview and see all 30 selections, click here.
Nosipho, along with Thabang (Keiskamma Trust director) and his […]

By |January 20th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments|