Johannesburg Art Gallery

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Tuesday-Sunday 10am to 5pm
Public holidays
16 Jun (Youth Day)
17 Jun (Public holiday (Youth Day observed))
9 Aug (National Women's Day)
24 Sep (Heritage Day)
16 Dec (Day of Reconciliation)
25 Dec (Christmas Day)
26 Dec (Day of Goodwill)
1 Jan (New Year's Day)

Entrance is free for school tours but donations are welcome. Art classes are also free.
Call to book your school tour.
From 6 years - All ages

The Johannesburg Art Gallery

The Johannesburg Art Gallery, founded in 1910, is the major art museum in South Africa. It has extensive collections of traditional and contemporary South African art and international art from the 16th century to the present. It has been at the forefront of the reassessment of the history of South African art through the presentation of groundbreaking exhibitions. The Gallery’s acquisitions policy has shifted in the last decade to the extent that the collection now reflects the artistic heritage of the majority of South Africans. The temporary and permanent exhibitions programs provide access to the visual cultural heritage of all South Africans.

Education is an integral component of the Johannesburg Art Gallery’s (JAG) activities and its institutional vision. The JAG team perceives the gallery as a learning environment in which curiosity, discovery and contemplation are encouraged. The team aims to provide all visitors, regardless of age, background or ability, with inspiring and empowering experiences through tours, exhibitions and programs, providing new perspectives and ways of viewing the world.

Art Classes for Kids and Adults

The MTN sponsored art classes continue in the JAG education studio.
The classes take place between 11:00 and 16:00 on the following days:

Thursday – Drawing and Painting - 14 years to adults
Friday – Drawing and Painting - 14 years to adults

Entrance is free for school tours and any donations are welcome. Call to book your school tour.
Please note that the Visual Literacy and children’s classes have been suspended until January 2011.If you are interested in joining our adult class, please contact Musha Neluheni at 011 725 3180.

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