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Johannesburg Art Gallery, Johannesburg

Johannesburg Art Gallery, Johannesburg (must see)

Johannesburg Art Gallery is located in Joubert Park in the city's central business district. It is the largest gallery on the subcontinent with a collection that is larger than that of the Iziko South African National Art Gallery in Cape Town. The building was designed by Sir Edwin Lutyens and consists of 15 exhibition halls and sculpture gardens. It houses collections of 17th-century Dutch paintings, 18th- and 19th-century British and European art, 19th-century South African works, a large contemporary collection of 20th-century local and international art, and a print cabinet containing works from the 15th century to the present.

The current collection includes works by Auguste Rodin, Dante Gabriel Rossetti, Pablo Picasso, Camille Pissarro, Claude Monet, Edgar Degas, Herbert Ward and Henry Moore, and South Africans such as Gerard Sekoto, Walter Battiss, Alexis Preller, Maud Sumner, Sydney Kumalo, Ezrom Legae and Pierneef. It also houses an extensive collection of the work of contemporary local artists.

Tip:
The place is filled with wonderful art and talents but the environment around it is not so safe.

Opening Hours:
Tue-Sun: 10am-5pm
Free admission
Sight description based on wikipedia

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Johannesburg Art Gallery on Map

Sight Name: Johannesburg Art Gallery
Sight Location: Johannesburg, South Africa
Sight Type: Museum/Gallery
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Walking Tours in Johannesburg, South Africa

Create Your Own Walk in Johannesburg

Create Your Own Walk in Johannesburg

Creating your own self-guided walk in Johannesburg is easy and fun. Choose the city attractions that you want to see and a walk route map will be created just for you. You can even set your hotel as the start point of the walk.
Johannesburg Introduction Walk

Johannesburg Introduction Walk

Traditionally not known as a tourist destination, in recent decades Johannesburg has seen the development of several attractions for tourists. Today's Johannesburg is the largest, richest and one of the most developed cities in South Africa and Africa, in general. It is home to some of the continent's tallest buildings, such as the Hillbrow Tower, the Carlton Centre and the Ansteys...  view more

Tour Duration: 3 Hour(s)
Travel Distance: 6.3 Km or 3.9 Miles
Museums and Galleries Walk, part I

Museums and Galleries Walk, part I

Johannesburg is a city known for its gold mines and other precious minerals. It is also an important cultural city with museums and galleries presenting the history of Johannesburg’s formation. Take the following tour to discover its best known and most beautiful museums and galleries.

Tour Duration: 2 Hour(s)
Travel Distance: 4.9 Km or 3 Miles
Museums and Galleries Walk, part II

Museums and Galleries Walk, part II

Johannesburg is known as an important and rich South African city. There are a lot of museums and mines providing information on the methods of gathering gold and other precious metals. It is also an important cultural city with museums and galleries presenting the history of Johannesburg’s formation. Take the following tour to discover its best known and most beautiful galleries.

Tour Duration: 3 Hour(s)
Travel Distance: 8.3 Km or 5.2 Miles
Landmarks Tour in Johannesburg

Landmarks Tour in Johannesburg

In recent years many of Johannesburg’s old buildings have been the subject of renovations, preserving them as national monuments. Some of the structures are still utilized and some have become tourists sites, attracting visitors to the city. The city’s landmarks include towers, cemeteries, a fort, the Gandhi Square and the old post office. Take this tour to discover the most well-known...  view more

Tour Duration: 3 Hour(s)
Travel Distance: 7.0 Km or 4.3 Miles

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