S.A. National Gallery

National Gallery, Cape Town Museums, Cape Town

© Iziko Museums (Photo Carina Beyer)

The S.A. National Gallery is South Africa's premier art museum.

The gallery houses an outstanding collection of South African, African, British, French, Dutchand Flemish art.

Selections from the Permanent Collection change regularly to enable the museum to have a full programme of temporary exhibitions of paintings, works on paper, photography, sculpture, beadwork, textiles and architecture.
These temporary exhibitions provide insight into the extraordinary range of beautiful art in this South Africa and the rest of the African continent.

This program is complemented by a range of temporary visiting exhibitions.

National Gallery, Cape Town Museums, Cape Town

Russian Posters Exhibition © Iziko Museums (Photo Carina Beyer)

National Gallery, Cape Town Museums, Cape Town

Dada South Exhibition © Iziko Museums (Photo Carina Beyer)

National Gallery, Cape Town Museums, Cape Town

Imagining Beauty Exhibition © Iziko Museums (Photo Carina Beyer)

Useful Information

Open 10:00-17:00 Tuesday to Sunday
Closed Mondays, Workers Day and Christmas Day


021 467 4660

Government Avenue, Company's Garden, Cape Town

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The Gallery Shop sells traditional and contemporary South African craft.
Articles include embroidered textiles, handcrafted ceramics, basketry, telephone wire products and fine beadwork.
All products are handmade and of outstanding quality.

The work of Queenbead, a community empowerment project in Crossroads, is on permanent display.
The Gallery Shop supports community projects and Aids organisations.

Open from 10h00-17h00, Tuesday to Sunday.
Tel. 021 467 4664

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